Science

Seasonal pattern of infections in deadly bat disease

White-nose syndrome fungus can infect an entire bat colony during hibernation, but surviving bats are able to clear the infection after they become active again.
Rewritable paper

Chemists fabricate novel rewritable paper

An attractive alternate to regular paper, technology helps address increasing problems in environment and resource sustainability.
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Traffic jams can hurt the heart

Clogged interstates aggravate clogged arteries, according to research by a UC Irvine graduate student.

26 UC researchers named American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows

Campus and lab fellows are among 401 honorees for 2014.

3 UC scholars win Breakthrough Prizes

UC Berkeley and Berkeley Lab's Jennifer Doudna and Saul Perlmutter, and UCLA mathematician Terence Tao share $3 million awards.

How important is long-distance travel in the spread of epidemics?

The current Ebola outbreak shows how quickly diseases can spread with global jet travel.

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe: UC research spans the globe

UC’s global reach can be seen from health to agriculture, sustainability to tech commercialization and bridge-building efforts such as the president-led UC Global Food Initiative and UC-Mexico Initiative.
Mountain lion

Power of the pounce

High-tech collars enable scientists to record the energetics of mountain lion hunting behavior, showing how they overpower large prey.

Four UC faculty awarded National Medal of Science

Professors from UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco receive nation's highest honor for contributions in science.
diapered baby

The diaper detective

Team of engineering students develop an inexpensive, versatile pad to detect medical problems in infants.

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