Researchers have improved how crops use water by altering the expression of a gene found in all plants.
New research published in Cell Metabolism shows a pathway that triggers brown fat tissue to consume calories from fat and sugars and radiate them away as heat
A new study by CNR researchers demonstrates that the impacts of oil palm expansion on forests is much worse than previously thought.
Research led by Professor Marc Hellerstein has found an answer to this long-running mystery in immunology.
CNR scientists have identified the first natural example of a pathway for carbon dioxide fixation previously thought to be only synthetically derived.
A new study from professor Steven Beissinger suggests that many of the state’s birds are adapting to rising temperatures by breeding earlier than they did a century ago.
Berkeley ranked #1 for Environment/Ecology in annual report from U.S. News & World Report.
Faculty and researchers share research findings, strategies for wildfire management, and policy recommendations.
Collaboration aims to unlock difficult drug targets and accelerate the discovery of new therapeutics.
A new study from UC Berkeley researchers helps create a clearer understanding of how networks of plants and pollinators form over time to create communities.
A new study identifies and maps how a natural chemical found in Indian winter cherry suppresses breast cancer cell growth.
KQED featured ESPM grad student Ignacio Escalante's research on daddy longlegs' movements in their "Deep Look" video series.
Graduate students studying metabolic biology in the department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology now have the opportunity to work with select UCSF faculty, thanks to a new partnership.
A new study by graduate student Tamma Carleton links climate change to increased suicide rates among India's farmers.
A new study indicates that the impact of a pregnant woman’s exposure to several toxic chemicals commonly found in the environment was generally larger if the mother was stressed.