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Scientists have more bad news for drought-stricken California: The climate warming expected in this century is likely to result in even less water...
Southern California students who excel in astronomy and physics but are traditionally underrepresented in those fields will soon get a big boost...
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Chemists at the University of California - Irvine (UC Irvine) have developed light-absorbing, water-repellent coatings modeled on the pattern of moth...
The chemist F. Sherwood Rowland is one of the few people in history about whom it can accurately be said: he helped save the world. In 1972, Rowland...
UC Irvine scientists say they have discovered a way to make a surface capable of eliminating glare. It could be a huge relief to anyone blinded by...
Thirteen graduate students received National Science Foundation (NSF) graduate research fellowships for their commitment to advancing science...
The latest report from the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says the effects of a warming world are not in the far-off...
Massive glaciers in Antarctica are losing ice much faster than expected, potentially accelerating the threat of rising seas to low-lying coastal...
Atmospheric chemistry graduate students Kristine Arquero and Paige Aiona have been awarded the 2014 Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowships. Only 60...
Have you ever seen molecules bond, break or hula hoop? Chemist Ara Apkarian has. He and his team at the University of California Irvine are...
When UC Irvine’s Engineering Tower was built in 1970, women’s bathrooms were not included. Architects didn’t see a need with so few female engineers...
What the microscope did to unlock the secrets of biology, the "chemiscope" is intended to do, to revolutionize chemistry. The ultimate goal is to...