University of California

climate change

California Colleges Are on the Verge of Ditching Fossil Fuel Investments

The state's flagship public university system would be one of the largest dominoes to fall in a desperate campaign for the planet's future.
Alex Norcia
7.17.19
Weed

This Company Claims It’s Created the World’s First Weed Breathalyzer

Hound Labs says blood and saliva tests aren’t fair ways to detect cannabis impairment.
Manisha Krishnan
2.27.19
frankly offensive

This Creepy Soft Robot Can Wiggle Inside Your Body

It "grows" like a vine, up to 72 metres.
Jordan Pearson
7.19.17
marshawn lynch

The Marshawn Lynch Ghost Ride the Golf Cart Bobblehead is Here

Cal will give it away next weekend against Washington to commemorate the ten year anniversary.
Sean Newell
10.31.16
Mental Health Bar

How Virtual Reality Is Revolutionizing Clinical Therapy and Treatment Rehabilitation

We spoke to the director of medical virtual reality at the Institute for Creative Technologies to learn how gaming hardware is helping with PTSD and more.
Joe Donnelly
9.22.16
Gaming

How Virtual Reality Is Revolutionizing Clinical Therapy and Treatment Rehabilitation

We spoke to the director of medical virtual reality at the Institute for Creative Technologies to learn how gaming hardware is helping with PTSD and more.
Joe Donnelly
9.22.16
wine

The Hippies Are Right, Eco-Friendly Wine Really Does Taste Better

A new study from the University of California, Los Angeles has found that wine made with organic grapes is rated by experts as tasting better than that produced using conventional methods.
Phoebe Hurst
8.8.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Hillary Clinton wins the Puerto Rico primary, civilians trying to flee Fallujah have been killed by ISIS, a surprise Kanye gig in NYC had to be canceled after thousands of fans shut down the East Village, and more.
Vice Beta
6.6.16
Health

Rosemary Could Be the Reason These Italian Villagers Live for So Long

New research from the University of California aims to find out why so many Acciaroli residents live to be 100. It could be down to their rosemary-infused diet.
Phoebe Hurst
3.31.16
farming

A New Study Says Free-Range Chickens Carry More Parasites

According to a new study from the University of California, cage-free chickens are more likely than birds raised on commercial farms to be infected with parasites.
Phoebe Hurst
1.13.16
Science

Our Grins Have Grown Wider Over the Last Century, Machine-Vision Algorithms Show

In the past we said ‘prunes’ not ‘cheese’ when we smiled for the camera.
Emiko Jozuka
11.25.15
Utah

Cal Football Is Keeping Berkeley Weird—and It's Good

Coaching oddballs Sonny Dykes and Tony Franklin have combined with lightly-recruited quarterback Jared Goff to put the University of California, Berkeley back on the national college football map.
Michael Weinreb
10.8.15
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