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September 16, 2011
Professor Jason Hein was lured to UC Merced because of the opportunity to pursue his research, even if it crosses into other branches of chemistry, physics, biology and engineering. “Being a jack of all trades is quite an asset at a... Read More
September 9, 2011
As a child, Sarah Sanders was fascinated by how some of her bilingual classmates needed to translate conversations for their parents. Called language brokering, the practice often resulted in her classmates being pulled into an adult world... Read More
September 7, 2011
Researchers with the University of California, San Francisco, and UC Merced will examine the effectiveness of state and local antismoking programs across the United States in an effort to make sure health authorities are able to use their... Read More
August 30, 2011
A discovery by a professor at the University of California, Merced, is providing a deeper understanding of the factors that control biological clocks.    Biochemistry Professor Andy LiWang and his research team found how three... Read More
August 22, 2011
http://youtu.be/bWfh28B-hv0 UC Merced's computer graphics lab, with body sensors, motion-capture cameras, and a giant movie screen is straight out of Hollywood. But instead of producing blockbusters, a group of UC Merced researchers... Read More
August 18, 2011
A team of researchers led by IBM, including a pair of professors from the University of California, Merced, unveiled today a new generation of experimental computer chips designed to emulate the brain's abilities for perception, action... Read More
August 15, 2011
Spencer Castro is moving from one of the nation's most established research universities and most successful athletics programs to one building its reputation in both regards. He's also coming home, or close to it. Castro, 22, who... Read More
August 9, 2011
A relatively simple combination of naturally occurring sugars and amino acids offers a plausible route to the building blocks of life, according to a paper published in Nature Chemistry co-authored by a professor at the University of... Read More
July 29, 2011
</p> <p>Fourth-generation San Joaquin Valley resident Kelly Fujikawa always planned to practice medicine in the San Joaquin Valley.</p> <p>The UC Merced San Joaquin Valley Program... Read More
July 22, 2011
Most of us know we should eat right and exercise, but few do. With busy job schedules, family demands and hectic social calendars, working out often seems impossible to work in. But finding time for fitness reaps great rewards,... Read More

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