Science

A series of Alzheimer plaques

What do dating technology and Alzheimer's have in common?

Artificial intelligence, developed around the same ‘swipe right’ approach we associate with dating apps, could vastly scale up Alzheimer’s research.

Man in bed looking surprised and scared

Lack of sleep shrinks men's testicles?

UC Berkeley scientist Matt Walker shows how missing sleep can really catch up with you in his new TED Talk.

Drake's Bay at Point Reyes National Seashore

UC reserve system grows to include Point Reyes, Mount Lassen

The new locations will provide opportunities for scientists and students as part of the world's largest university-administered reserve network.

Collection of plastics

Measuring plastic's impact on our air

Researchers determine the extent to which plastic contributes to climate change. It's a lot.

Jennifer Smith holding up a flask of seaweed

Usurp the burp: How seaweed can help curb cow burps (and their emissions)

UC agricultural and marine scientists fight one of the state's biggest sources of methane: cow burps.

Loch Ness in winter

Winter is coming: A new scientific device creates electricity from falling snow

Researchers design a first-of-its-kind nanogenerator that makes electricity in remote areas.

Pile of honeybees

The ‘bee safe’ pesticide that isn’t

Sivanto poses a range of threats to honeybees, depending on seasonality, bee age and use with common chemicals.

People waiting at Atutur Hospital

UC women empowering their communities

For Women's History Month, we spotlight just a few of the women who share their love of community with our community.

A green eye open against a green background

Regaining sight

Blind mice regain sight with a simple gene therapy that could be available to humans in three years.

UC Santa Barbara spilled drink

Finding the elusive drinking ‘brake’

New research has uncovered a mechanism that helps us modulate our drinking — when it functions properly.

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