If you want to know what the ocean really smells like, you’ll have to ask a crab.
Yes, crabs have a sense of smell.
In humans, chemicals in the air flow into our nasal cavities toward specialized sensory cells. Olfaction occurs... Read More
It might come as a surprise that, in a region where agriculture is so prevalent, many people in the San Joaquin Valley cannot afford fresh, quality produce or live too far from grocery stores, farmers markets and other sources.
A recent... Read More
The depth and breadth of post-diagnosis care for cancer patients often depends on the resources available to them.
But a new paper in the journal PLoS One by UC Merced Professor Nancy Burke shows that care — and how effective it is... Read More
Infants as young as 20 months of age expect adults to display surprise when discovering a false belief, according to a new study from UC Merced Professor Rose Scott.
Previous research suggested that children younger than 4 years old could... Read More
In recent publications, Professor Vincent Tung proves that inspiration for advancements in materials science can come from anywhere — even the merging of raindrops on a windshield or the sheeting of red wine down the inside of a... Read More