Two UC-affiliated companies that focus on climate change solutions have won the 2021 UC Startup Innovation Challenge, while five others take home awards for social impact.
New engineering research center to focus on agriculture technology
UC Merced joins three other campuses to sustainably meet the challenge of boosting global food production by 70 percent by 2050.
Why purple sweet potatoes belong on your holiday table
Impress your friends — and Instagram — with this holiday superfood.
Sugar’s sick secrets: How industry forces have manipulated science to downplay the harm
The sugar industry has driven decades of biased research that shirk sugar's responsibility for chronic disease.
California kids get a taste of science and leadership at UC's 4-H summer camps
UC 4-H Clubs provide an unforgettable summer for campers and counselors alike.
Soda found to be uniquely harmful
Compared to equal amounts of starch, sugar sweetened calories present cardiometabolic risk.
UC’s #MyLastTrash campaign asks you to help push campuses toward zero waste
A new effort strives to transform habits and meet an ambitious 2020 goal.
Physician, feed thyself
Future doctors and nurses learn what nutrition really means to help patients down the line.
Oldest university-based organic research and education facility turns 50
Looking back on the food movement and movers of 'the people's farm.'
UC Merced launches countywide food and ag exchange
Campus partners with CropMobster to help grow the local food economy and connect people in need.
Is it safe to eat that? Confusing food labels are about to get a lot simpler
UC experts praise new grocery industry guidelines.
The most viral UC research of 2016
UC research comprised 14 of the 100 journal articles that got the most media attention in 2016. Take a look at what got the world talking.