UC Santa Cruz offshore

Trump’s push for new offshore drilling is likely to run aground in California

The effort to expand offshore oil production reignites a battle with California that dates back nearly 50 years.

UCSF Dena Dubal

Could a protein called klotho block dementia and aging?

Dena Dubal wants to stave off neurodegenerative diseases with a novel approach: blocking aging.

UCSF source anxiety

Yep, your brain has ‘anxiety’ cells

It's not just your imagination, it's neurology, according to a new study on mice.

Chris Henry UCLA

HBCU partnership brings new students to UC grad programs

Budding scientists and scholars are exploring deeper research interests after interning in a unique UC program.

window tint UC

Scientists create smart windows that actually generate electricity

Scientists have discovered an ideal window material that can block the sun's heat and glare, while generating electricity.

UC Davis sequence all life

Earth BioGenome Project to sequence all life

UC Davis-led partnership to map the DNA of every lifeform announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

UC Berkeley brain

What does a thought look like?

Trippy: UC Berkeley neuroscientists are recording a thought's fleeting trip through the brain.

UC San Diego dying coral

The ocean is losing its breath

Climate change is rapidly increasing marine ‘dead zones,’ where oxygen is too low to support most marine life.

Mountain lion paws

Healing burned paws with fish skin

A young mountain lion injured during the Thomas fire receives an innovative therapy to get him back on his feet.

yellow warbler UCLA

How bird genetics adapt to climate change

Scientists find yellow warbler DNA is already adjusting to new conditions and ask whether it's enough to survive.

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