UC Santa Cruz cancer crosshairs

Cancer in the crosshairs

UC Santa Cruz is taking on cancer where it begins: the genome.

UC Riverside fear study

New study shows how the brain encodes fear

Research could eventually help sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder.

UCLA battery free

New battery-free implant is powered by your body

Supercapacitor could make pacemakers safer and more durable.

UCLA Aldrovandi

Breastfeeding plays important role in ‘seeding’ infant microbiome with beneficial bacteria

Study finds that nearly one-third of beneficial bacteria in baby’s intestinal tract comes directly from mother’s milk.

UC Davis antarctica

Beneath the ice

An underwater robot explores inhospitable waters to help predict how and when Antarctic ice shelves collapse.

UC Berkeley Pac-Man

Pac-Man-like CRISPR enzymes have potential for disease diagnostics

Jennifer Doudna's lab discovers an application that could identify viruses like Zika cheaply and quickly.

UCLA Terence Tao

Math professor keeps good company in National Geographic ‘Genius’ issue

Terence Tao credits ‘hard work, directed by intuition, literature and a bit of luck.’

DNA differences UCSF

First clear-cut risk genes for Tourette syndrome revealed

Results point to a 'bright future' for understanding the disorder.

UC Santa Barbara cosmic web

UC astronomers measure the 'cosmic web'

The data validates preexisting theories about how cosmic structures form.

Honey bee pesticide

Common U.S. pesticide makes bees 'drunk'

Study points to a broadly used chemical that impairs bees' ability to fly and find food.