Sperm take 'twisting ribbon' path

Knowledge of the complex swimming patterns of human and animal sperm will improve could understanding of fertilization processes, with potential clinical applications.
tobacco pipes

Tobacco's long history in the West

Researchers uncover earliest tobacco use in Pacific Northwest more than 1,000 years ago.

Pushing innovations to industry's doorstep

Proof of Concept grants move research to market.

UC researchers win new Breakthrough Prize

Napoleone Ferrara of UC San Diego and Shinya Yamanaka of the UCSF Gladstone Institutes among inaugural recipients.

Earthworms contribute to climate change

Blame 'global worming' on the wrigglers: They increase greenhouse gas emissions from soils.
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Mission Bay at 10

UCSF celebrates the strides it has made since it launched its Mission Bay campus a decade ago.

CERN group traps antihydrogen atoms for 16 minutes

Trapping antihydrogen atoms at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) has become so routine that physicists are confident that they can soon begin experiments on this rare antimatter equivalent of the hydrogen atom, according to researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

UC Santa Barbara oil spill X CHALLENGE

Winner of $1 Million X CHALLENGE has roots at UC Santa Barbara's Bren School

Innovative grooved-skimmer technology will transform oil spill response efforts.