Food

Wellhead treatment plant

A path toward clean drinking water for all Californians

A new study finds hundreds of public water systems are out of compliance, but points to solutions the state (and nation) can pursue.

Grapes in a vineyard

Could wildfires ruin our wine?

Researchers are racing to find ways to help California's iconic wine industry adapt to a changing climate, including drought and wildfire.

Young woman gardening

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.

Blue scale on a yellow background

Is this one protein responsible for weight gain?

Diminishing a single protein in a set of mice caused them to gain only half the weight of other mice, even on a high-fat diet.

Lunar New Year ox animation

Happy Lunar New Year

Reflections on the holiday and its global celebrations from scholars at UC Irvine.

Red and white wine in glasses next to grapes

Evidence mounts that eco-friendly wine tastes better

Certified organic French wines rated higher by experts, UCLA-led study finds.

Plastic mustachioed chef figures and a plastic burger

Your childhood diet has a lifelong impact, study finds

The effects of unhealthy food followed young mice into adulthood.

Kirin Suei demonstrating Sophie's BioNutrients

UC announces its 2021 Startup Innovation Challenge winners

Two UC-affiliated companies that focus on climate change solutions have won the 2021 UC Startup Innovation Challenge, while five others take home awards for social impact.

Healthy avocados on a tree

$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.

Farmworkers in the field

California farmworkers hit hard by COVID-19, study finds

UC Berkeley researchers are conducting the first long-term study into the risk factors for, and prevalence of, COVID-19 in farmworker communities.

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