One of the most stunning sights in Yosemite National Park has nothing to do with granite. It’s the night sky, Milky Way and all.
But light pollution within the park can diminish that experience for visitors as well as change the circadian rhythms of flora and fauna.
A science literacy nonprofit created by UC Merced students is gaining an international foothold with planned expansion into classrooms in Ecuador.
Researchers at UC Merced are making a big deal
Several students, faculty members and the provost represented UC Merced at the University of California’s recent Carbon Slam event, placing in the presentation competitions and increasing the campus’s visibility among peers and the public.
Imagine trying to reverse engineer a car when all you have is a finished product or a box full of parts — no instructions.
The following article is the main story in a six-piece package that appeared in the spring issue of UC Merced Magazine focusing on the research performed at UC Merced that relates to the brain. You can read the other stories, on consciousness, machine learning and artificial intelligence, linguistics, developmental psychology and the study of brain elasticity online.