UC Irvine |

Study identifies a new way by which the human brain marks time

With a little help from HBO's “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” scientists learn more about how we process the flow of time.

UC Merced |

Can our forests survive the next drought?

Researchers try to discover how many dry years plants can survive.

UC Newsroom |

UC’s most buzzworthy research of 2018

A looming beer shortage, the gender paradox and consumer products dominated the conversation this year.

UC Berkeley |

Prenatal exposure to chemicals in personal care products may speed puberty in girls

Early onset puberty has been linked with an increased risk of mental illness and cancer.


Brain signature of depressed mood unveiled in new study

Direct recordings of the brain link memory, emotion and anxiety during low moods.


UCLA cell study reveals how head injuries lead to serious brain diseases

The first cell “atlas” of a hippocampus affected by traumatic brain injury is made.

UC Newsroom |

How to make the best pie ever using science

What's going on in Grandma's recipe at a molecular level.

UC Newsroom |

Cuddling is good for babies — and you, too

Touch boosts the health of premature babies. For those doing the cuddling, the personal rewards are also boundless.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory |

Ancient pigment can boost energy efficiency

A color developed by Egyptians thousands of years ago can boost energy efficiency by cooling rooftops and walls.

UC Santa Barbara |

Smartphone, M.D.

A new app developed by UC Santa Barbara researchers enables a smartphone to ID bacteria in just one hour.

UC Newsroom |

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.

UC Davis via The Conversation |

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.