Latest UC Stories

2008-12-03 12:51:52

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment seems to improve cognitive functioning in patients with Alzheimer's disease who also suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, according to the results of a randomized clinical trial conducted at the University of California, San Diego.

2008-09-08 03:00:25

By Chambers, Heather Just six years old and barely through its third class of graduates, UC San Diego's pharmacy school is already struggling with financial problems that could weigh heavily on its accreditation status.

2008-08-19 15:00:28

CommuniGate Systems, the leader in carrier-class Mobile Unified Communications, transforms the new iPhone 3G into a mega ARPU machine for broadband and mobile network operators with a simple and efficient turnkey package.

2008-07-18 00:00:00

By Connie Llanos A proposed new admissions policy for the University of California system could give thousands of students a better chance of getting into the elite state schools, but critics say the changes threaten to weaken educational quality.

2008-07-14 06:00:29

By Matt Weiser, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 14--As many as 8,500 University of California employees -- including UC Davis workers -- are expected to hit the picket lines today to protest a deadlock over wage hikes.

2008-07-14 00:00:21

By Matt Weiser, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 13--As many as 8,500 University of California employees may hit the picket lines beginning Monday to protest a deadlock over wage increases.

2008-06-25 13:35:00

A computer science Ph.D. student can turn his face into a remote control that speeds and slows video playback. The proof-of-concept demonstration is part of a larger project to use automated facial expression recognition to make robots more effective teachers.

2008-06-24 21:02:26

By Steven Harmon, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jun. 24--SACRAMENTO -- Marred by allegations of conflicts among fund managers, secretive decisions and poor investments, the $48 billion University of California Retirement System has been under fire for years.

2008-04-03 10:20:00

A new study by researchers at UC Davis shows how our very short-term "working memory," which allows the brain to stitch together sensory information, operates. The system retains a limited number of high-resolution images for a few seconds, rather than a wider range of fuzzier impressions.

2008-01-17 09:11:51

Three-dimensional snowflakes can now be grown in a computer using a program developed by mathematicians at UC Davis and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.