More than two in three adults in the United States are considered overweight or obese.

Study explains how western diet leads to overeating and obesity

UC Riverside researchers identify pharmaceutical target for overeating associated with diet-induced obesity.

Children in Mexicali, Mexico, plant seeds while learning about food and agriculture.

UC helps launch 4-H program in Mexico

Agreement will expand youth development opportunities south of the border.


Feast will benefit Honey and Pollination Center

UC Davis to add pollinator-friendly garden.

UC San Diego moon beer

Can you brew beer on the moon?

Engineering students are preparing to test the viability of yeast in space in a fun way.

 Small yellow croaker catch Previous Pause Next 1 of 2  Small yellow croaker is one of four important traditional species fished in the East China Sea.

Intense industrial fishing

How China maintains large catches and what it means for fishery management.

Dark brown to black in color, Asian shot hole borers are minuscule in size.

Holy guacamole

After finding invasive Asian beetles in native Montecito trees, UC Santa Barbara researchers are trying to determine how widespread they are.

UCLA sushi fraud

Bait and switch? Study finds fish fraud runs rampant

Half the time what’s on the menu at LA sushi restaurants is not what’s on your plate.

Girl with apple

Online toolkit offers resources to improve school nutrition

UC Global Food Initiative launches Good Food for Local Schools website.

UCSF sneakers New Year's resolutions

Scientific reasons for keeping your New Year’s resolutions

Added motivation from leading scientists to help you stick to your goals.

Wine writer Jancis Robinson has donated her personal papers to the UC Davis Library.

Wine writer Jancis Robinson donates personal papers to UC Davis

Her papers join UC Davis Library's collections of other prominent wine writers, top wine researchers and scientists, and wine industry leaders.