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Pollution-detecting aircraft surveys PG&E pipeline for gas leaks

Atmospheric scientists use sophisticated equipment to examine 600-mile PG&E pipeline traversing the state.

Regents approve Berkeley chancellor appointment

Columbia's Nicholas Dirks will succeed Chancellor Robert Birgeneau next June.

Conoley approved as UC Riverside acting chancellor

UC Santa Barbara dean will temporarily fill position after Timothy White departs to head the Cal State system.

UC provides free breast cancer risk assessments

Health network partners with Safeway to provide consultations at several stores in October.

Financial concerns stress faculty

Budget cuts, personal finances top list of stressors among educators at public institutions.

California Digital Library and partners launch DataUp

Free tool uses Excel add-in to facilitate online data documentation and archiving.

Final UC report on protests and policing released

Report details 49 recommendations for best practices in handling demonstrations, free-speech issues.

UC supports University of Texas in admissions case

Brief highlights challenges of enrolling diverse study body under ban against considering race in decisions.

100K Genome Project takes aim at foodborne diseases

Genome sequencing project ultimately aims to improve safety of our food supply.

UC president's statement on budget

Budget action means no request for tuition increase at regents meeting in July.

Scientists report on California tsunami risks

Decades of research assess likelihood of seismic and tsunami damage at the southern end of the Cascadia Subduction Zone.

Curry spice preserves walking ability following spinal-cord injury

Curcumin, a compound in turmeric shown to have many benefits, also helps animals with spine injuries. "An exciting first step," researchers say.