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UC Riverside |

How stressed out plants produce their own aspirin

The discovery could protect plants from climate change.

UCLA Law professor launches effort to protect the integrity of elections

Richard Hasen will lead the Safeguarding Democracy Project, which will bring together a diverse group of experts and…
UC Riverside |

Professor serves as historical consultant to Jason Momoa’s new film ‘The Last Manhunt’

The new film is a Native American love story spun into a tale of “Savage Indian murder” by fear-mongering publications…
UC Santa Cruz |

UC Santa Cruz marvels at the release of the first James Webb Telescope Images

UC Santa Cruz astronomers are leading some of the first research projects to use the powerful new space telescope.

Asian, Hispanic and Black Californians saw bigger drops in life expectancy than whites during COVID

The findings are another troubling sign of the pandemic’s uneven impact across different communities.
UC Irvine and UC Santa Barbara via The Conversation |

Why does love feel magical? It’s an evolutionary advantage

It’s not logical to believe your relationship is “meant to be.” But believing in destined love may have its purpose.
UC Berkeley |

A race to converse with, and save, the ocean’s brainiest eco-predators

Researchers are attempting to decipher the Morse code-like communications sperm whales teach each other.
UC Newsroom |

To address physician shortage, Central Valley program looks to grow its own

Through the UC PRIME program, students like Vanessa Mora are training to return to their hometowns as much-needed…
UC Riverside |

Native American students experience college life during a one-week summer program

For 17 years Native American Student Programs has been hosting Gathering of the Tribes, the longest running Native…
UC San Francisco |

Turnaway study shows impact of abortion access on well-being

A groundbreaking study reveals the long-term adverse effects of unwanted pregnancy on people’s lives, pointing to…

The Supreme Court ruled against the EPA. Here’s what UCLA legal experts have to say

The decision could have wide-reaching consequences for federal agencies’ ability to regulate industries.
UC Berkeley |

Like it or not, we’re prone to adopt popular beliefs, even fake ones

As social creatures, we care what others think — but that has a big downside.