UC Berkeley water startup

Startup helps people find out what they’re drinking

A UC Berkeley team provides much needed oversight of the largest unchecked threat to water safety.

UC San Diego surfing patagonia

Surfing the world for microbes

Doctoral student Cliff Kapono sets out on an adventure to map the surfer microbiome.

UC Berkeley San Quentin

Prison University Project wins National Humanities Medal

Nonprofit honored for giving inmates great access to higher education.

UC Riverside wastewater

Helping the state cope with drought using wastewater

A new economic model shows how treatment processes may create a viable, affordable water supply for crops.

UCLA clemency students

UCLA law students win clemency for man serving life sentence for nonviolent drug offense

President Obama commutes sentence based on a petition developed by students.

UC Irvine: Why are we so afraid to leave children alone?

Why are we so afraid to leave children alone?

New research suggests social pressure exaggerates our fears about unsupervised children.

Brandon Chuang UC Berkeley

Berkeley-bound scholar rises from the depths of schizophrenia

Brandon Chuang takes the mental disease he will be studying very personally.

UC Irvine diabetes

Needles not needed

A professor pursues an approach to diabetes that would make daily injections obsolete.

UC Berkeley foam

Carcinogen in drinking water traced to firefighting foam

Highly fluorinated compounds found near industrial and military sites, affecting millions.

UC Riverside cybersecurity

Study highlights major cybersecurity threat

Grad students demonstrate how Linux and Android systems can be compromised quickly, easily and from anywhere.

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