Junk DNA UC San Diego

How ‘junk’ DNA plays a role in cancer

Nearly 200 mutations have been identified that play a functional role in cancer, opening new avenues for treatment.

UC Irvine invisibility

An invisibility cloak in real life

Inspired by animals, engineers have developed a material that is invisible to infrared night vision cameras.

UC Berkeley sleeping student

Poor grades are tied to mismatched class times, study says

Being a night owl is not an “excuse” — how we learn is affected by our biological rhythms.

UC Riverside advocacy

UC Riverside grad students explain why their research matters

Jesus Rivera and Donovan Argueta made the case for more state investment by sharing their work with lawmakers.

UC grad school

UC grad schools stand out in 2019 US News rankings

Nearly all UC graduate programs rank among the best in the nation.

Hellier Grad Research Day

The firepower that fuels UC research

UC graduate students are in Sacramento to showcase how the state's investment in education pays off.

UC Santa Barbara robot hero

The singing robot (and what it tells us about ourselves)

Hannah Wolfe wants to make us more comfortable with the robots that are increasingly part of our lives.

UC LEADS UC Santa Barbara

Leading the way to an advanced degree

Undergrads from across the UC system show their research chops at the 18th annual UC LEADS symposium.

Chris Henry UCLA

HBCU partnership brings new students to UC grad programs

Budding scientists and scholars are exploring deeper research interests after interning in a unique UC program.

UC San Diego touch study

The amazing sensitivity of human touch

People can feel when surfaces differ by just a single layer of molecules, suggesting new avenues for touch technology.

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