Biofilms — colonies of microorganisms living inside a protective coating — are everywhere, from the plaque we scrub off our teeth each day to the slimy green masses that form on rocks in streams.
Graduate students at the University of California, Merced, will benefit from extensive new research, funding and training opportunities, thanks to two National Science Foundation (NSF) grants totaling more than $3.25 million.
Interdisciplinary groups of computational sciences researchers won two of the 30 NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program grants the agency is giving out this year. The grants will fund 50 doctoral students and train another 100 graduate students over the course of five years.
Three UC Merced researchers are connecting eye-tracking hardware with a robotic exoskeletal arm to furt
A team of UC Merced engineering students — plus one from a nearby state university a
Looking back on his years as one of the first students at UC Merced, Vinh Vo remembers how the brand-new university served him not only as a student, but also by preparing him for graduate school and his current career as a dentist.
One of the most stunning sights in Yosemite National Park has nothing to do with granite. It’s the night sky, Milky Way and all.
But light pollution within the park can diminish that experience for visitors as well as change the circadian rhythms of flora and fauna.
A science literacy nonprofit created by UC Merced students is gaining an international foothold with planned expansion into classrooms in Ecuador.
Researchers at UC Merced are making a big deal o