The composition of lipid membranes, similar to those that surround living cells, can now be mapped at the nanometer scale. The work, by researchers at Stanford University, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and UC Davis, is published in the Sept. 29 issue of the journal Science.
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded two grants, worth $1.6 million and $1.2 million per year for five years, to projects in advanced computing led by researchers at UC Davis.
These popular talks are held every Wednesday at
noon in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building on the UC Berkeley campus and are
all free, open to the general public, broadcast live online, and archived on the
Two agricultural proposals’one on supporting
urban agriculture in Mexico City and the other on alleviating water scarcity in
California farming’are co-winners of the first annual CITRIS White Paper
competition and will receive $7500 each.
On April 20, five new R&D centers opened in Hong Kong to further
promote the development of innovation and technology. Hosted by
local universities and technology support organisations, including CITRIS, the Centers
provide a one-stop service for applied research, technology transfer and
commercialisation and help facilitate industries to move up the value chain.
Due to pollution, a breath of fresh air isn't what it used to be. Find
out how a new center at CITRIS campus UC Davis is increasing our
understanding of the causes and effects of bad air on human health
A recent landmark agreement increases the collaboration between the University of California System, including CITRIS, and leading Indian scientific organizations and universities, to a far deeper level in areas of science, technology, research and education. More
CITRIS is sponsoring a $20K "white paper" competition that is open to teams of undergraduate and graduate students from all 4 CITRIS campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Santa Cruz, and Merced). Papers are due May 1, 2006. More
CITRIS researcher champions hydrogen as an alternative to oil in California