Category: University of California

CRISPR, 10 Years On: Learning to Rewrite the Code of Life

Ten years ago this week, Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues published the results of a test-tube experiment on bacterial genes.…

Why Climate Change Makes It Harder to Fight Fire With Fire

Summer is still more than a month and a half away, but enormous wildfires have already consumed landscapes and darkened…

Fires, Then Floods: Risk of Deadly Climate Combination Rises

Global warming is greatly increasing the risk that extreme wildfires in the American West are followed by heavy rainfall, a…

How Air Pollution Across America Reflects Racist Policy From the 1930s

Urban neighborhoods that were redlined by federal officials in the 1930s tended to have higher levels of harmful air pollution…