Sabertooth UCLA

Hunting with saber-toothed cats in California

An injury pattern in fossils gives an intimate look at how the animal brought down its prey.

UC Davis pigeon study

Pigeon study takes on sexism in science

New study shows the folly of assuming male and female animals are genetically the same.

The war on climate change: Are we at a new tipping point?

For four decades UC San Diego atmospheric scientist Veerabhadran "Ram" Ramanathan has warned that carbon dioxide and other emissions from human activity are heating up the planet. One of the first scientists to predict global warming, his models of rising temperatures have proved remarkably accurate.

UC Davis fish social lives

Fish social lives may be key to saving coral reefs

Why dining together may make fish and coral reefs more vulnerable to overfishing.

UC Merced photosynthesis

Research shows global photosynthesis on the rise

Researchers document a ‘fundamental shift’ in Earth’s plants over the past two centuries.

Apeel Sciences James Rogers

Grown in California

UC Santa Barbara is investing in the innovation pipeline that has yielded breakthrough startups like Apeel Sciences.

Kenya wind UC Berkeley

Renewable energy has robust future in much of Africa

With electricity demands expected to triple by 2030, a new study maps a path to sustainable growth.

UC Santa Barbara blue whale cargo ship

Saving whales from a major threat

Benioff Ocean Initiative commits $1.5 million to finding solutions to whale deaths caused by vessel collisions.

UC Davis Aliso Canyon simulation

A collective push on climate change

New 'OneClimate' initiative brings together climate science researchers from across campus.

nature videos stress UC Berkeley Dacher Keltner

Stressed out by the news? Nature videos will make you happier

Being out in the wild is good for you. Turns out, watching the wild is, too.

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