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UC San Diego |

Why you shouldn't get mom roses this year

In a cruel twist, pesticide-infused Mother’s Day bouquets exported from Ecuador are shown to harm children.
UC Newsroom |

What you need to know about food waste and climate change

Two important statistics help frame any discussion about food waste: 1.3 metric gigatons of edible food goes to waste…
UC Newsroom |

Congress restores year-round Pell Grants, protects federal research funding

President Napolitano thanks UC advocates for their involvement in federal budget issues.
UCLA |

Breastfeeding plays important role in ‘seeding’ infant microbiome with beneficial bacteria

Study finds that nearly one-third of beneficial bacteria in baby’s intestinal tract comes directly from mother’s milk.
UC Riverside |

Ready for a better beer?

Newly sequenced barley genome could lead to better beer, whiskey and understanding of other crops.
UC Davis |

Beneath the ice

An underwater robot explores inhospitable waters to help predict how and when Antarctic ice shelves collapse.
UCLA |

Solid Golds: Sustainable seafood is the goal

UCLA alumni and brothers Mark and Jonathan Gold on how to achieve it.
UC Berkeley |

Pac-Man-like CRISPR enzymes have potential for disease diagnostics

Jennifer Doudna's lab discovers an application that could identify viruses like Zika cheaply and quickly.
UC Newsroom |

Students wow with brilliance — and brevity — at Grad Slam

Lose the lingo and win — grad students put their research in layman's terms in this year's final.
UCLA |

Survey reveals stark gender gap in political views among college freshmen

Report also finds difference between men and women in concerns over cost of tuition.
UC Riverside |

What infants can teach adults about learning

A new theory suggests how adults can never stop learning.
UCLA |

Math professor keeps good company in National Geographic ‘Genius’ issue

Terence Tao credits ‘hard work, directed by intuition, literature and a bit of luck.’