Morales UC Davis

Professors swim for science across Tahoe

The Women for Water Research team draws attention to the importance of protecting lakes and streams.

Marian Diamond UC Berkeley

Marian Diamond, known for studies of Einstein’s brain, dies at 90

Renowned educator and scientist discovered brain plasticity and shared her love of anatomy with millions.

UCSF Esserman WISDOM study

Massive study launched to test personalized approach to breast cancer screening

UC Health study aims to resolve ambiguity about the importance of annual mammograms.

UCSF sleep sheep

The science of sleep: A Q&A with neurology professor Ying-Hui Fu

From identifying how your genes want you to sleep to warding off Alzheimer's, learn the latest on shut-eye.

UCLA Majorana particle

UCLA-led research offers clearest evidence yet of long-sought Majorana particle

Finding could provide the vehicle for carrying ‘qubits’ of data in quantum computing.

UC Santa Cruz evolution

Did life begin ... on land?

A paradigm-shifting hypothesis could reshape our idea about the origin of life.

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.

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