Politics & public policy

Alternative fuels UC Davis study

Moving beyond the 'fuel du jour'

Alternative fuel hype delivers excitement but not sales. A UC Davis professor examines what a massive shift to low-carbon vehicles will take.

UCLA recycled water

Recycled water is good for your health, UCLA researchers say

Smart water use is increasingly urgent - that's why findings from a new study on recycled H2O are so critical.

UCLA color of wealth

New study reveals nuanced story behind economic disparity in Los Angeles

Major racial and ethnic differences in wealth are documented in detail for the first time in this UCLA report.

Capturing the college vote

Two UC Berkeley law students are behind a proposal to automatically register college students to vote.

Surface water groundwater interaction

UC researchers publish roadmap for groundwater governance

A UC Santa Cruz professor leads a multicampus effort to provide recommendations for statewide management.

Milana Vayntrub

More than meets the eye

Widely known for her AT&T commercial work, UC San Diego alumna Milana Vayntrub is also a passionate DIY humanitarian. 

UCSF woman smartphone

'Hey Siri, I’m depressed': Can smartphones answer the call for help?

A new UC San Francisco study analyzes personal voice assistant responses to health questions.

UC Riverside wildfire

Wildfire emissions worse in polluted areas

UC Riverside study shows plants grown in poor air release more pollutants when burned than biomass in purer areas.

UCLA diabetes

Majority of California adults have prediabetes or diabetes

A new analysis from UCLA finds 55 percent of Californians over 18 have or are at risk of developing diabetes.

UC Irvine antipoverty

UC Irvine launches institute on anti-poverty effectiveness

Studies will explore long-term success of policies promoting economic self-sufficiency.

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