fat food UC Berkeley smell

Does smelling food make you fat?

Fatty food made mice double their weight — unless they lacked a sense of smell.

food movement UC Santa Cruz

Oldest university-based organic research and education facility turns 50

Looking back on the food movement and movers of 'the people's farm.'

Avocado UCSF

Why you might want to go easy on the avocado

'Good fats' may lead to fatty liver disease and other health problems, new research shows.

UC Riverside water brine

Providing clean water for a growing population

A new method to squeeze every drop from brine will alleviate water shortages in arid regions.

UC Merced ag exchange

UC Merced launches countywide food and ag exchange

Campus partners with CropMobster to help grow the local food economy and connect people in need.

UC Riverside ants

Using seaweed to kill California's least favorite ant

Hydrogel baits could help control Argentine ants, the subject of 85 percent of the state's pest control services.

Tomato varieties UC Davis

7 challenges for achieving global food security

UC Davis’ Helene Dillard leads the charge for more sustainable, equitable food systems.

UC Berkeley ModRoof

Thinking inside the cardboard box

UC Berkeley engineers use materials at hand to solve global problems, like roofing material made from recycled cardboard.

UC Davis wheat fields

Climate change to reduce wheat yields by as much as a third, new model suggests

Agricultural technology can help bridge the gap.

UC Riverside beer

Ready for a better beer?

Newly sequenced barley genome could lead to better beer, whiskey and understanding of other crops.

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