UC Irvine hair regulation

Fighting balding and unwanted hair growth at the same time

Understanding how hair grows in coordination across our bodies may provide the key to controlling it.

Lim Knowland UC San Diego

Brain circuits that express depression successfully altered

Neuroscientists alleviate or reverse social withdrawal and helplessness behavior in a new study.

fat food UC Berkeley smell

Does smelling food make you fat?

Fatty food made mice double their weight — unless they lacked a sense of smell.

downpour UC Riverside

California could get wetter this century

An analysis of 38 climate models suggests the state may want to break out its umbrella.

UC Santa Cruz worm composite

How grandparents' experiences can affect our genes

Roundworms may help us make sense of how DNA 'switches' are inherited.

Puma tree tag

The good news about mountain lions

Why we should be able to peacefully coexist with our four-legged neighbor.

UC Berkeley dressmaker

Dressmakers found to have needle-sharp 3-D vision

The stereoscopic vision of seamstresses is superior to that of surgeons, researchers find.

Brittany Hosea-Small

Talking science with the fluidity of Pixar

Ph.D. student Sara ElShafie works with Pixar story artists to help her fellow scientists better communicate.

UC Davis human fossil

Scientist helps excavate oldest-known human fossils — and their dinner

Discovery of 300,000-year-old human ancestors pushes back our origins by 100,000 years.

UC Santa Cruz DNA tether

Rescuing damaged chromosomes

The discovery of a 'Hail Mary' mechanism for saving damaged cells could lead to new strategies to fight cancer.

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