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UC Davis |

For fish and rice to thrive in Yolo Bypass, ‘just add water’

Rice fields in California’s Yolo Bypass provide an all-you-can-eat bug buffet for juvenile salmon seeking nourishment on their journey to the sea.
UC Berkeley |

Time is ripe for fire detection satellite

Researchers have designed a fire-spotting satellite that could be built for a few hundred million dollars – a fraction of the nation’s annual fire-fighting budget – and orbited to spot fires earlier and save lives and property.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography |

World ocean systems undermined by climate change by 2100

Scientists warn against the high risk of degradation of marine ecosystems and the human hardships that may result.
UC Berkeley |

Low-wage fast-food jobs leave hefty tax bill

Fast food may seem cheap, but a new report says the fast-food industry costs American taxpayers nearly $7 billion annually because its jobs pay so little that 52 percent of fast food workers are forced to sign their family members up for public assistance.
UC Newsroom |

UC leaders urge high school students to aim high

'Achieve UC' presents higher education as an achievable goal for underrepresented students.
UC Berkeley |

Randy Schekman awarded 2013 Nobel Prize

Professor of molecular and cell biology won prize in physiology or medicine for work on how yeast secretes proteins.
UC Office of the President |

President Janet Napolitano visits Merced campus

University of California President Janet Napolitano today (Oct. 3) met with the chancellor, faculty, students and staff of UC Merced, the system's youngest campus.Napolitano chose to visit Merced during the first week of her tenure as UC president to get…
UC Office of the President |

President Napolitano discusses issues with students

Student regents and others relate experiences surrounding immigration, other topics.
UC Office of the President |

University of California welcomes President Napolitano

Former head of Homeland Security assumes post as university's 20th, and first woman, president.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory |

Physicist named MacArthur 'genius' fellow

Physicist developed method of digitally restoring old audio recordings that are too fragile to play.
UC Newsroom |

Pre-college academy gives students a leg up

Summer programs throughout the UC system target future collegians in disadvantaged communities.
UC Office of the President |

A social way to support scholarships

Make a 'Promise for Education' and, through social networking, fund scholarships for California undergraduates.