Plants transformed into detectors of dangerous chemicals
What if your house plant could tell you your water isn’t safe? Scientists are closer to realizing this vision, having engineered a plant to turn beet red in the presence of a banned, toxic pesticide.
Diversity statements in UC faculty hirings is questioned
Use of diversity statements in faculty hiring can come into conflict with academic freedom protections, say the authors of a new paper published by the UC Berkeley Center for Studies in Higher Education.
Charles Young, a University of California icon, dies at 91
Charles E. “Chuck” Young, who was for 29 years a UCLA chancellor, began his ascent to a legendary, lifelong career in leadership as class president for UC Riverside’s first cohort of students, “The Pioneer Class,” in the 1950s. Young, recalled as a decisive, impactful leader who helped steer the University...