Science

Peter Walter UCSF

5 UC faculty awarded the largest monetary prize in science

UC scholars bring home the majority of 2018's Breakthrough Prizes, known as the 'Oscars of science.'

Polar bear ice UC Davis

How climate denial blogs undermine scientific understanding

A lack of scientific rigor can spread like wildfire online, hurting public perception of climate change.

UCSF teeth lasers

Painless dental lasers can render teeth cavity-resistant

New technology for repairing teeth and strengthening enamel may soon be in a dental office near you.

Elizabeth Villa UC San Diego

Women rising

Women scientists surpass men as leaders of the campus' biggest research grants.

Meera Nair Jessica Jang UC Riverside

New hope for treating sepsis

Study shows human protein resistin greatly boosts the survival rate against a condition that currently kills one in five.

How Captain America inspired new fuel-efficient cars

Mild-mannered materials scientist by day, comic book fan by night, Suveen Mathaudhu spends a lot of time thinking about superheroes. But it isn’t just a hobby: It’s research.

UC San Diego fruit flies search

Fruit fly brains inform search engines of the future

How fruit flies identify similarities between odors offers a new approach for search algorithms.

Sharon Gray UC Davis

Late researcher Sharon Gray's wish fulfilled

Budding Ethiopian scientist Sara Gebremeskel interns at UC Davis, thanks to an outpouring of support for her late mentor.

UC glowing jelly

How basic research on jellyfish led to an unexpected scientific revolution

From destined for the drain to winning a Nobel Prize.

UCLA memory stimulation

UCLA neuroscientists give memory a jolt with weak electrical signal

Researchers discover where and how to tickle the brain for better recall.

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