One of California’s greatest energy challenges is finding innovative ways to lower natural gas consumption to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.
To help meet that challenge, a new solar energy... Read More
Student success has always been a priority at UC Merced, and now students looking for support in math have an additional resource with the launch of The Math Center.
“We’re very excited to collaborate with the Applied Math... Read More
The National Cancer Institute’s “cancer moonshot” tasks researchers with, among advancing other new biotechnologies, delving into immunotherapy and epigenomic analysis.
UC Merced Professor Fabian V. Filipp is doing his... Read More
Computer enthusiasts from all areas of study gathered at UC Merced earlier this month for the second annual HackMerced competition.
Nearly 400 high school and university students from all over the world comprised more than 40 teams vying... Read More
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
Everyone is invited to hear UC Merced Professor Clarissa Nobile, this year’s Pellissier Distinguished Speaker, discussing biofilms.
“Microbial Films: Why are They Important? How do They Form? And What Does This Mean for You?... 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