On sweltering days you can fry an egg on them. But, now, Lawrence Berkeley Lab and UC Davis researchers are testing surfaces designed to make them cooler and safer.
A UC San Diego study shows that adults who eat chocolate on a regular basis are actually thinner that those who don’t.
UC Davis veterinarians and physicians are researching cancer in pets and people to develop better treatments for both.
UC Berkeley scientists use brain imaging and computer simulation to decode and reconstruct dynamic visual experiences.
Sometimes it takes up to a week to identify a virus that’s making people sick. A UC Irvine physicist is studying viruses, including the flu, to develop a quick and cheap method to identify the culprits. More information
UC Riverside research has identified odor molecules that hamper mosquitoes from sniffing out people. It may pave the way for new repellants and prevent deadly diseases spread by the insects.
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.
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.
A revolutionary mouthwash developed by a UCLA microbiologist carries the first anti-cavity drug since fluoride was introduced nearly 60 years ago.
The social media world isn’t necessarily risky for teens. A UC Irvine study suggests it can be beneficial to their social and emotional development.
UCSF and VA Medical Center researchers have created web resource that helps doctors calculate a patient’s long-term prognosis as they consider medical interventions.
The UCSF ‘D’Vice Squad’ teams physicians, engineers and other scientists to develop devices that will improve the health of children. (More information)
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.
A UCSF researcher is helping expectant and new moms get enough sleep. (See more information.)
UC San Diego students are in Houston, on a NASA plane, this week to investigate what happens in the heads of astronauts during weightlessness. They are part of NASA's Microgravity University, which offers selected students a rare chance to do research in near-zero gravity.
UCSF and UC Berkeley grads are developing an implant that will deliver precise doses of lifesaving drugs directly into the bloodstream.