Graduate students

UC fellowships no smoking

UC appoints new class of Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Student Fellows

Awardees from each of the 10 campuses will work to promote healthier communities via tobacco control.

UCLA multitask

What do we lose when we multitask?

Answer: a lot. But we still find a way to retain important facts, a new study finds.

UC Berkeley cyborg bacteria

Cyborg bacteria turn into tiny, zero-waste solar panels

Chemists create a more efficient photosynthesis that can help produce green fuel.

UC Irvine humanities

Opening the doors of the humanities to the public

Doctoral students share their expertise with the community in a new fellowship program.

UCSF astronaut spacewalk

Traveling to Mars will wreak havoc on our bodies — can we prevent it?

Researchers explore how we can make the human body ready for prolonged space flight.

Wine glass UC San Diego

Happy hour: A second drink linked to staying sharp in old age, new study finds

Older adults with moderate regular alcohol intake found more likely to live to 85 without dementia.

Wai Wai Nu Berkeley Law

From political prisoner to international inspiration

Wai Wai Nu intends to use her Berkeley Law education to reform the government in her home country of Burma.

UCLA Majorana particle

UCLA-led research offers clearest evidence yet of long-sought Majorana particle

Finding could provide the vehicle for carrying ‘qubits’ of data in quantum computing.

UCLA Billboard study

How Billboard misses out on what people actually want to hear

Major record companies push antisocial messages but consumers are open to other options.

Lim Knowland UC San Diego

Brain circuits that express depression successfully altered

Neuroscientists alleviate or reverse social withdrawal and helplessness behavior in a new study.

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