An unprecedented 40-year experiment in a 40,000-acre valley of Yosemite National Park strongly supports the idea that managing fire, rather than suppressing it, makes wilderness areas more resilient to fire.
Associate Professor Daniel Zilberman is one of 84 Faculty Scholars appointed today by the The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as part of their new Faculty Scholars Program.
A new study has found that recreational use of private land in the U.S. could have significant benefits for both conservation efforts and economic return, especially when coupled with certain policy mechanisms.
Research by plant biologists at UC Berkeley and UC Davis shows that young sunflowers grow better when they track the sun’s daily motion from east to west across the sky, using an internal clock to help control their movement.
In southern Italy’s region of Apulia, the plant pathogen Xylella fastidiosa is threatening the famous, generations-old olive trees that attract tourists and provide income to the rural communities there.
We are deeply saddened to learn that CNR student Nicolas Leslie, who had been studying in Nice, France, as part of the campus's Study Abroad program, has been identified as among the 84 people killed in Thursday’s terrorist attack.
Three UC Berkeley students studying abroad in Nice, France, are known to have been injured in the Thursday terrorist attack there. A fourth student, Nicolas Leslie, a CNR junior, is still unaccounted for.
Professor Daniel Nomura has identified a natural molecular pathway that enables cells to burn off calories as heat rather than store them as fat. This raises the possibility of a new approach to treating and preventing obesity and diabetes.