And UC Davis researchers are working to restore their West Coast population, which has declined because of over-harvesting and pollution.
A revolutionary mouthwash developed by a UCLA microbiologist carries the first anti-cavity drug since fluoride was introduced nearly 60 years ago.
At the Bodega Bay Marine Lab, a UC Davis scientist studies sea stars and mussels to determine how climate change will affect ecosystems along the California coast.
A UCSF scientist studies the interactions of the scores of bacteria inside us and our skin. These natural drug-producing microbes can potentially yield new therapies.
UC researchers are part of a national consortium of gardens and arboreta dedicated to preventing extinction of plants.
It is not always quite simple, but UCSF neuroscientists use computer technology to figure out how songbirds perfect their tune. Findings could help create tools for people rehabilitating from neuromuscular diseases and injuries.
UC Davis researchers go into rattlesnake country to study the interaction between snakes and squirrels. The snakes are real, but the squirrel is a robot.
UC Berkeley scientists, who study motion, looked at how lizards use their tails. Their findings can help design robots that can be used in search, rescue or disaster situations.
UC Riverside this year opened an innovative laboratory, “The Dynamic Genome,” which gives freshmen the kind of experimental research experience usually reserved for upper classmen or graduate students. (More information)
Scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego deploy new technology that records the kaleidoscope of songs and sounds from marine animals in the Arctic. It will help understand the effect of global warming on animals in that region.
Lions, tigers and people — oh, my. A new research initiative will match medical and veterinary students from different UC campuses to work on projects important to both animal and human health.