UC Davis, UC Irvine and UCLA received or shared new grants from the state's stem cell agency. This money will help speed up therapies for patients suffering from diseases, including Huntington's, osteoporosis, melanoma and spinal cord injury.
Between 1.8 million and 2.7 million previously uninsured Californians will gain coverage by 2019, when the law's effect is fully realized, according to a UCLA and UC Berkeley joint study.
Solar-powered farm equipment, almond byproducts as biofuels and new valves to improve blood flow for newborns were just some of the projects unveiled by UC Merced engineering and management students at the Innovate to Grow competition.
It pays to be green, as companies that are open about their greenhouse gas emissions and carbon reduction strategies see stock values rise, according to a UC Davis study.
A UC Davis economist has found that an influx of immigrants doesn't increase the poverty rate by depressing the wages of low-income, native-born Americans and can actually decrease poverty when higher-skilled immigrants enter the workforce.
The national economy is in far worse shape than it was just three months ago, but neither the U.S. nor California is expected to slip back into recession, according to UCLA researchers.
Research innovations by early-career faculty at UC Berkeley are getting a boost toward commercial development from the campus'Baker Fellows Program, which helps push discoveries that will improve the California economy.
A UC Berkeley economist is a shy data jock who does most of his communicating by marshaling vast pools of statistics.
Sociologists at UC Riverside have developed a theory of the moral self that may help explain the ethical lapses in the banking, investment and mortgage lending industries that nearly ruined the U.S. economy.
A UC Davis grape breeder says some grapes would do better in warmer temperatures, but growing and marketing new varieties is a big investment.
Violent crime would decline if cities limited the number of liquor stores and banned the sale of single-serving containers of beer and other alcoholic beverages, said UC Riverside researchers.
An estimated 3.8 million California adults, particularly those with children and low-income Latinos, could not afford to put adequate food on the table during the recent recession, according to a UCLA report.
A UC Berkeley study suggests that people who are socially and financially better off are more likely to lie, cheat, and otherwise behave unethically compared to individuals who occupy lower rungs of the socioeconomic ladder.
A new UC Merced center aims to improve the lives of the San Joaquin Valley's most underserved residents by empowering them to engage in research that supports their community's issues.
Consumption of fast food becomes more common as earnings increase from low to middle incomes, suggests a UC Davis study.
A UC Berkeley study shows that the childcare industry provides over 200,000 jobs for California residents as well as increases the demand of child care suppliers, such as grocery stores, health care centers and local businesses.