Science

UCSF exposome conference

More than skin deep: How environment, diet and social experiences affect health

UC scientists dive into the ambient factors contributing to health crises like obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

Sugar diagram

Cracking the sugar code: Why the ‘glycome’ is the next big thing in health and medicine

The long sugar chains covering our cells could provide answers to cancer, aging and autoimmune diseases.

Hands holding up plastic bottles

Is plastic making us fat?

When it comes to the obesity epidemic, plastics are fuel for the fire.

4-H campers in a canoe

California kids get a taste of science and leadership at UC's 4-H summer camps

UC 4-H Clubs provide an unforgettable summer for campers and counselors alike.

Solar probe

Space probe to plunge into fiery corona of the sun

Carrying instruments built by Berkeley scientists, NASA plans to launch Earth’s first spacecraft to venture inside the orbits of Venus and Mercury to touch the very edge of the sun’s fiery corona.

UC Riverside new faculty member Richard Schrock

Nobel laureate to join UC Riverside faculty

Alumnus and renowned scholar Richard Schrock will share pioneering science with faculty and students.

Los Alamos National Lab worker

UC keeps Los Alamos National Laboratory on cutting edge of science and research

The university is proud to continue its stewardship of one of the world's premier scientific institutions.

Rachelle Crosbie-Watson driving her Corvette

Curing a deadly childhood disease, sharing her love of science, and a sleek ’68 Corvette drive this biochemist

Mashable captures a day in the life of Duchenne muscular dystrophy researcher.

Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

Grad student discovers first known manta ray nursery

The habitat is the first of its kind to be described in the world.

UC Berkeley fox at night

Mammals going nocturnal to avoid humans

Human activity is causing the planet’s mammals to flee daylight for the protection of night, according to a new study.

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