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Take a tour of your thoughts with the 'Glass Brain'
The Glass Brain is kind of like it sounds. It’s a colorful, 3-D window into all the mysterious activities that light up the brain.
Can we use Wi-Fi to see through walls?
We use Wi-Fi to stay connected, but UC's Yasamin Mostofi shows that Wi-Fi can also be used to sense the world around us – even behind walls.
Climate change facts you need to know
Under current guidelines, the planet is on target to warm up by 2 degrees Celsius in 2050 and by 4 degrees in 2100, triggering serious large-scale problems by the end of the century. UC San Diego's climate scientist V. Ramanathan accurately predicted this trend back in 1980. He says that if we make an effort to adopt existing technology today, we might be able to change our course on climate.
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February 19, 2013State tax filers can help fund cancer research, including studies to screen underserved smokers for lung cancer.
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February 14, 2013
Valentine's Day comes just once a year, but love is in the air year-round on our campuses. Research on the psychological and physical aspects of l'amour is no mere flirtation.
Take the work of UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center. Unlike Paul Simon (who lyrically detailed 50 ways to leave one's lover), they offer five ways to renew old romance. Gratitude — one of the center's core subjects — also fuels long-term relationships.
February 11, 2013Law prof's new book predicts a grim future for billions of people in this century.
November 7, 2019
While firefighters battle raging wildfires in Northern and Southern California, the University of California is finding lifesaving solutions to stem the growing threat of fire by harnessing cutting-edge technologies to meet the state’s frightening new reality.
September 24, 2019
The University of California’s Office of the President and the Office of the Chief Investment Officer are seeking applicants from UC students and postdoctoral fellows to attend an invitation-only week of lectures and small seminars with Nobel laureates in Lindau, Germany.
June 5, 2019
The Trump administration dealt a blow today to scientific discovery and medical advancement. Fetal tissue research has helped find cures for millions of Americans who suffer from debilitating diseases, while improving the quality of life for others.
March 28, 2019
The University of California and the University Council-American Federation of Teachers (UC-AFT) have reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract that reflects the important role librarians play in UC’s academic and research missions, UC announced today (March 28).