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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.
March 23, 2011
America's growing sweet tooth is super-sizing waistlines and the nation's health care price tag, warn University of California researchers.
People in the U.S. are eating 21 times more sweet stuff today than the pilgrims and pioneers did, according to data presented by scientists at a symposium on sugar and other sweeteners, sponsored by the Center for Obesity Assessment, Study and Treatment (COAST) at UCSF, the UC Office of the President, UC Berkeley and UC Davis.
UC Office of the President
August 31, 2009Researchers throughout the University of California are helping reform policies governing California's water supply.
UC Office of the President
August 31, 2009UC scientists explore solutions for balancing population needs with the long-term health of California's environment.
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).
February 28, 2019
As a leader in the global movement toward open access to publicly funded research, the University of California is taking a firm stand by deciding not to renew its subscriptions with Elsevier. Despite months of contract negotiations, Elsevier was unwilling to meet UC’s key goal: securing universal open access to UC research while containing the rapidly escalating costs associated with for-profit journals.
December 17, 2018
Grants from the University of California’s Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPI) to help UC researchers address pressing contemporary issues.