UC Newsroom |

How to break the junk food habit

Sugar may be addictive, but you can break free.

UC Newsroom |

Food education streams into the spotlight

The Edible Education 101 course at UC Berkeley kicked off Monday (Jan. 26) with a lecture by Michael Pollan not only for students but also live-streamed for the public.
UC Newsroom |

Q-and-A with Rose Hayden-Smith, UC Food Observer

UC has launched UC Food Observer, featuring must-read news on food policy, nutrition, agriculture and more. Find out more in this Q&A with UC Food Observer curator Rose Hayden-Smith, a UC academic, author and historian.
UC Santa Barbara |

Saving native oysters

Conservation aquaculture could bring more native oysters to plates and estuaries along the west coast.

UC Berkeley via The Conversation |

A new way to remove salts and toxic metals from water

Desalination can help meet growing water needs globally, but current techniques are limited. A new approach holds promise.

UC Newsroom |

UC summit will focus on student involvement in the war on global hunger

Register by March 12 to participate in the 2021 Universities Fighting World Hunger Virtual Summit to be held March 25-26, 2021.

UC Riverside |

Your childhood diet has a lifelong impact, study finds

The effects of unhealthy food followed young mice into adulthood.

UC Riverside |

$6.3M will help UC Riverside save America’s avocado orchards

Scientists to take on the imposing threats of incurable fungus, root rot and salinity.

UC Newsroom |

A Zoom-friendly idea for Thanksgiving

Impress your family from afar — and your friends on Instagram — with this holiday superfood.

UC Santa Cruz via The Conversation |

Chinese fishing boats took half a billion dollars of illegal squid from North Korea. Scientists used satellites to catch them out

Satellite technology and machine learning are helping track down illegal and environmentally damaging ‘dark fleets’ of fishing boats.

UC Santa Barbara |

The next trend in food: Edible insects?

A lot of people think you should be eating more insects.

UC Riverside |

UC Riverside discovers first effective treatment for citrus-destroying disease

The disease that has devastated crops in Florida and threatens California may finally be stoppable.