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.
Precision Urban Agriculture Initiative tackles food deserts
By revealing the complex science behind plant growth, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researchers hope to replace food deserts — low-income urban areas that lack access to affordable, fresh food — with options to purchase local, sustainably produced vegetables at or below conventional market prices, grown using drastically less water and fertilizer than conventional agriculture. Read more
February 15, 2018
Smart watches can detect irregular heartbeats with startling accuracy. Can they predict heart disease?
February 15, 2018
A leading expert on the single experience celebrates the benefits of staying solo.
February 14, 2018
Problems are more frequent in low-income, rural areas of the nation.
February 6, 2018
The University of California today (Feb. 6) unveiled the University Climate Change Coalition, or UC3, a bold new coalition of 13 leading North American research universities that will prototype a collaborative model designed to help local communities achieve their climate goals and accelerate the transition to a low-carbon future.
January 10, 2018
Executive Vice President of UC Health John D. Stobo issued a statement today (Jan. 10) applauding Governor Brown’s proposal to establish the California Institute to Advance Precision Health and Medicine.
November 30, 2017
The University of California announced today (Nov. 30) that a $22 million investment from the State of California to accelerate innovation and entrepreneurship across the UC system has supported more than 500 new startups and existing companies, helped launch at least 47 new products and enabled companies to attract $3.7 million in additional investments.
November 27, 2017
University of California President Janet Napolitano, Student Regent Paul Monge and Student Regent-designate Devon Graves issued a statement on the federal tax proposals moving through Congress.