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Jose Pablo Ortiz-Partida, Ph.D., will speak on environmental justice

Dr. Ortiz will discuss research and findings from a large-scale environmental justice study he conducted in the San Joaquin Valley.


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New Fig. 1 video: Heat waves aren’t going away

They’re getting hotter and more dangerous instead. By mid-century, triple-digit temperatures could be the norm during a third of the year in some California cities.


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Why does love feel magical? It’s an evolutionary advantage

It’s not logical to believe your relationship is “meant to be.” But believing in destined love may have its purpose.


Grad students prepare to wow with 3-minute research talks

Get a glimpse into the incredible breadth of graduate research happening across the 10-campus University of California system by attending this year's Grad Slam competition.


How ‘good fire’ can help protect California’s forests

For millennia, Indigenous people in California used fire to cultivate landscapes and promote healthy growth. Today, the wisdom of that approach is seen as one of the keys to unraveling the deadly cycle of California wildfires.


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Why Congress is moving forward from turning the clocks forward

Changes to time, and routine, can mess with our sleep. That doesn't just hurt our physical health — it makes us lonely.


UC partners with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network to sponsor biomarker testing bill

UC and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network are helping sponsor legislation to tailor cancer treatment approaches to a person’s individual condition.


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The extraordinary life of John Wesley Gilbert, the first Black archaeologist

A new book traces the pioneering scholar’s rise to national prominence in an era when African Americans often faced obstacles in obtaining even an elementary education.


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UC San Diego takes blood cells to the final frontier

Researchers launched blood stem cells into space aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.