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 Davis antarctica

Beneath the ice

An underwater robot explores inhospitable waters to help predict how and when Antarctic ice shelves collapse.

The construction of dams and irrigation of arid areas have been a boon to rice farming in Ethiopia. While enhancing food productivity and economic development, such environmental modifications could have unforeseen detrimental effects on malaria transmiss

Tackling malaria worldwide

NIH awards three UC campuses up to $25 million to help improve malaria control.

Honey bee pesticide

Common U.S. pesticide makes bees 'drunk'

Study points to a broadly used chemical that impairs bees' ability to fly and find food.

UC Riverside glass greener

Making batteries from waste glass bottles

New, low-cost process creates batteries with a lifespan four times better than what's currently sold.

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.

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