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UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1W ago

VR! It’s happening!

While the idea of strapping on goggles to virtually visit Ancient Rome or go inside a molecule sounds like the stuff of science fiction, the technology to do just that is becoming more popul...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1W ago

Ann Patchett

Contributed by John Menier Listed by Time magazine as one of the world’s 100 most influential people in 2012, Ann Patchett is a true woman of letters: novelist, essayist, anthologist, and co...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 2W ago

The Hacking of the American Mind

We first met Dr. Lusting in 2009 when UCTV presented his “Sugar: The Bitter Truth” lecture. That viral video now has over 7 million YouTube views, and more every day. His latest program, “Th...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 3W ago

Yoga as Therapy

A promising response to opioid addiction is presented here as clinical psychologist Erik Groessl of UC San Diego describes how yoga has helped military veterans lower their chronic back pain...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 3W ago

A Life in Medicine

Healthcare has never been as important to peoples’ lives as it is today. Staggering advances in technology and science stand alongside major changes — and controversies — in policy and payme...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 4W ago

Inspiration and Expertise – Conversations with UCSF Authors

What makes a world-class physician or scientist decide to write a book for the wide world of readers? Where do they find the inspiration and the time? What do they hope to accomplish? How do...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

The Appeal of Osteopathic Medicine

Did you know that osteopathic physicians (DO’s) learn the same curriculum and train the same way as traditional medical students? Where they differ is in philosophy. Osteopathic physicians t...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

Baja’s Wild Side

Many people envision Baja California as a land of glittering bars, cruise ship crowds, and esplanades full of souvenirs of Ensenada or Cabo San Lucas. In reality, Baja California is a vast, ...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

Twins in Space: The Effects of Space Travel on Humans

Researchers love identical twins. Because they have the same genetic code, they provide a unique opportunity to determine how environment may lead to developmental differences – i.e. nature ...
UCTV Blog - UC Television · 1M ago

Mangroves: The Skin of Our Coasts

Mangroves, trees that form forests in the transition between land and sea, provide a habitat for a great diversity of plants and animals worldwide. These coastal ecosystems are invaluable to...