Asa Bradman, associate professor of Environmental Health Science at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health

Asa Bradman appointed to National Organics Standards Board

UC Berkeley associate professor of environmental health science joins 15-member advisory board.

UC Pumpkin Pie

The science of savoring every bite

UC experts offer tips on making the most of your holiday meal.

Chicks like these are commonly vaccinated for Marek’s disease while they are embryos still in the egg, providing protection against the deadly disease, which is found in all poultry environments.

Vaccines hitch genomic ride to ward off deadly chicken disease

Findings offer clues to immunity in human diseases.

UC Berkeley green leaves

Crop yield gets boost with modified genes in photosynthesis

Researchers increase plant proteins that result in more efficient use of sunlight.

Lorenzo Booth UC Merced

Grad student’s water-mapping work leads to national recognition

Using big data to streamline water planning and fight climate change.

Some species of seabirds, including blue petrels, are particularly vulnerable to eating plastic debris at sea.

Why do seabirds eat plastic? The answer stinks

Marine plastic debris is an olfactory trap for seabirds.

Mexico's soda tax could reduce diabetes, heart disease and health costs

International study finds that Mexico's soda tax could save approximately $1 billion in direct health care costs over next decade.

UC San Diego climate warrior

Creating a new kind of climate warrior

Researchers help rural women in India improve health and slow global warming through clean cookstove use.

A team of scientists are embedding carbon nanotubes (right) in plants to detect explosives and wirelessly relay the information to an electronic device.

'Bionic' spinach plants can detect explosives

The work has potential applications in agriculture and in the defense and law enforcement fields.

Fresno’s ABC 30 interviews John Adaska, branch chief at the new lab.

New animal health-food safety lab dedicated

Lab devoted to protecting farm animals, the food supply and the public against new and emerging diseases.

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