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 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...
Researchers reveal state is overextended, using complicated and outdated policies, and that information about rights to water resources is incomplete and needs an overhaul.  MERCED, Calif. — California is deficit...
A $500,000 donation from the John Elia Education Endowment Trust will aid undergraduate and graduate students at UC Merced .  Throughout his 51-year teaching career, John Elia made a profound impact on the...
Spending a summer finding ways to make toilet water reusable and trying to extract urine from wastewater might not sound glamorous. But the results of the work two UC Merced students are doing through a prestigious...
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...