Graduate students

UC Berkeley bromance male friendship

Bromances may be good for men’s health

UC Berkeley study of rats shows that stress can bring males together, findings that also have implications for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Thirdhand smoke UC Riverside

Thirdhand smoke linked to Type 2 diabetes

UC Riverside and UCSF study has health implications for nonsmokers living in homes that have (or had) smokers.

UCLA 2015 Grad Slam winner

UCLA grad students learn the art of plain-speaking

Losing the academic jargon, Grad Slam contestants learn to communicate more broadly about their research.

UC Merced Fabian Filipp

UC Merced researchers identify drug that could treat melanoma

Scientists discover a genetic activation among patients with skin cancer that could be suppressed by a new drug.

Will cars of the future run on poop?

The U.S. produces over 1 billion tons of manure, including human waste, every year. That mountain of excrement not only poses a disposal problem, it also creates a potent source of greenhouse gases. But to researchers at UCLA, it’s not just a big pile of poop: it’s a really big – and renewable – source of biofuel.

UC Davis teleport

Neuroscientists explore how the brain handles teleportation

UC Davis researchers show how we are mentally capable of "beaming up."

Santa Cruz 3-D printing

UC Santa Cruz graduate student makes 'powerful' 3-D printing breakthrough

Collaboration with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory could lead to more efficient energy storage.

UC Santa Barbara tracking El Nino

Tracking El Niño’s impact

UC Santa Barbara geologists are measuring coastal erosion and the effects of rising sea levels and storms brought by weather phenomenon.

How humans threaten pumas just by being nearby

UC Santa Cruz researcher on the chain reaction caused by our presence in mountain lion habitats.

Meiling Gao (left), a 2015 USAID fellow from UC Berkeley with Juliana Hernández in Colombia

Going global: UC fellows to tackle development projects

Approximately 40 graduate students from four UC campuses have been selected for USAID fellowships co-sponsored by the UC Global Food Initiative.

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