UC Merced Professor Asmeret Asefaw Berhe is looking at how fire and erosion affect the soil ecosystem’s ability to store carbon dioxide and keep it from going into the atmosphere.

The timing of when snow in the Sierra Nevada melts has serious implications for managing the state's water supply.

Professor Kara McCloskey and her students are using stem cells to engineer cardiovascular tissues that could someday be used to repair damaged blood vessels or heart tissue.

Infants show a sharp increase in understanding and using language shortly after they begin walking, according to research by Professor Eric A. Walle.

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UC Merced is sponsoring the former U.S. secretary of labor’s visit to screen “Inequality for All,” in which he is the presenter, followed by a discussion and Q&A.  Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich,...
Shy in high school, Rachel Fang didn’t want to follow the same pattern as a UC Merced student. “I decided that I was going to change,” Fang said. “I wanted to be more outspoken.”
Extreme changes in seasonality in the Sierra Nevada can have lasting impacts on meadow health and could mean less water and carbon storage in high elevation wetlands, according to research conducted at UC Merced.
Thousands of UC students soon could receive a check to offset some of their college-related expenses through a new state program aimed at assisting middle-class families.
As the climate warms, sources of the water so critical to life everywhere on Earth are drying up. By the end of this century, communities dependent on freshwater from mountain-fed rivers could see significantly less...
UC President Janet Napolitano (far right) visited UC Merced to learn more about the campus dining center's focus on sustainability.UC Merced is recruiting three students to be part of the UC Global Food Initiative,...
UC Merced researchers will develop a virtual center to support parents and caregivers, as well as health and other professionals in detecting and treating Merced County children with developmental disorders, work made...
UC Merced begins 10th year with record student enrollment, strong focus on growth, research and academic priorities.  The University of California, Merced, marks a major milestone today with the start of the 2014-...
The long-awaited Science and Engineering Building 2 officially opens today, providing more space for instruction, research and offices. The ribbon-cutting ceremony begins at 1 p.m. Thirty months in the making, the...
The discovery of a new, rare species of monkey flower by Professor Jason Sexton provides clues as to how new species are born. Sexton, who researches the monkey flowers that grow wild throughout California, and are...