Graduate students

Some species of seabirds, including blue petrels, are particularly vulnerable to eating plastic debris at sea.

Why do seabirds eat plastic? The answer stinks

Marine plastic debris is an olfactory trap for seabirds.

UC San Diego Facebook study

Facebook users live longer, study says

All that time spent on your favorite social network may be extending your life.

Environmental surveillance UC Santa Cruz

New tools keep watch over California climate

High-tech sensors are aiding a systemwide effort to understand and predict the effects of climate change in the state.

UC Riverside EPIC

UC Riverside launches innovation center for entrepreneurs

New launchpad for bringing groundbreaking research to market opens its doors in the Inland Empire.

UCLA organic chemistry

Making organic chemistry sizzle with BACON

Neil Garg's BACON tutorials bring organic chemistry to life by connecting it to sports, health and even TV.

UC Riverside navigation drone

No GPS, no problem: Next-generation navigation

New system supports fully autonomous vehicle development by relying on existing cellular signals.

Berkeley Lab smallest transistor

Smallest transistor ever made by Berkeley Lab

Berkeley Lab-led research breaks major barrier in transistor size by creating gate only 1 nanometer long.

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.