Science

To trigger body’s energy-burning brown fat, just chill

Those who overindulged during the holidays may want to get a shot of cold air to kick-start some extra fat-burning activity for the new year.
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Research you've got to talk about

Academic studies from the University of California were among the most talked about research in online and popular media.
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Discover Magazine features archaeologist’s cave research

Holley Moyes has spent the better part of two decades studying caves in Belize, but her interest isn’t just academic — it’s also helping to preserve the history of the Maya culture.

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.
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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.

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