| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:37 PM
Twenty picketers were arrested Wednesday for blocking traffic at UC Santa Cruz as unionized teaching assistants and tutors began a strike at two UC campuses.
The walkout at Santa Cruz and UC Berkeley is expected to extend for a second day Thursday and...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:42 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court is headed for change.
Dominated for decades by Republicans, the state's most powerful court may soon be remade by Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown if, as expected, he wins another term.
Three of the court'...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Ever wonder what people around the world eat on an average day? Photojournalist Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio decided to find out.
The two interviewed more than 100 people from various countries around the world and documented a day's worth of...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Just hours after Japanese investigators announced findings of fabrication and misconduct in a highly criticized "acid bath" stem cell study, scientists in Hong Kong said they had partly succeeded in reproducing the controversial experiment, but without...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:07 PM
TECOPA, Calif. — Under a canopy of gleaming stars, Janet Foley made her way across a dab of marshlands surrounded by harsh Mojave Desert terrain, her headlamp fixed on a live trap the size of a loaf of bread.
She peered inside, smiled and said,...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 9:00 AM
HAMILTON CITY, Calif. — A shallow inland sea spreads across more than 160 square miles, speckled with egrets poking for crayfish among jewel-green rice shoots.
The flooded fields could be mistaken for the rice paddies of Vietnam or southern China,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:26 AM
A new University of California survey finds that nearly a quarter of students feel comfortable or even very comfortable at their schools. Only 7% feel uncomfortable.
Is the message here that these are happy campusers? Not in the viewpoint of...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:59 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — About a quarter of UC students, faculty and staff reported that they had experienced some exclusionary, intimidating or offensive situations on campus and 9% said that had interfered with their abilities to study or work, according...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:11 PM
About a quarter of UC students, faculty and staff reported that they had experienced some exclusionary, intimidating or offensive situations on campus and 9% said those incidents had interfered with their ability to study or work, according to a survey...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Coffee is no small part of our daily lives. If you need more evidence of just how vital it has become, UC Davis has opened a coffee-centric training center to give scientists a place to study every aspect of coffee production and global trade.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:54 PM
A number of scientists have been grumbling for weeks about a pair of breakthrough stem cell studies that seemed too good to be true. Now one of the senior researchers who worked on the papers agrees that they may be right.
The studies, which were...