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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The campus will now develop a short-list of teams to which the request for proposals will be released later this year..  MERCED, Calif. — In a strong indication of broad interest in partnering with the University...
Chancellor Dorothy Leland and UC President Janet Napolitano spent time in Yosemite last week with students.A two-day visit to Yosemite gave University of California President Janet Napolitano an up-close look at UC...
UC Merced Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Tom Peterson and founding faculty member Professor Roger Bales have been named members of UC President Janet Napolitano’s new Global Climate Leadership Council. The...
 
Professor Clarissa J. Nobile pinpointed four core proteins — all members of a histone deacetylase complex — that control how the biofilm forms, and learned what happens when they’re changed. A biology professor at the...
UC Merced is one of the greenest campuses in the nation, with 100 percent of its new construction having earned LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Those certifications have been earned on the...
UC Merced is the highest bidder for a piece of publicly auctioned land across from the Merced Civic Center. UC Merced is the top bidder for a piece of publicly auctioned land in downtown Merced that will likely serve...
Professor Florin Rusu’s passion for analyzing voluminous amounts of data has won him a prestigious early-career award from the federal Department of Energy, making him the fifth of the nine eligible faculty members in...
There’s a tendency for researchers to only study leftist movements, but a new book co-edited by UC Merced sociology Professor Nella Van Dyke analyzes the Tea Party movement.
Two UC Cooperative Extension specialists are being deployed to UC Merced to take advantage of its location at the center of California agriculture and build on ongoing research into agriculturally significant matters...