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In his January State of the Union address, President Obama said that natural gas could be a low-emission "bridge fuel" that could allow the U.S. to...
Switching from coal to natural gas for power generation won't do much to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and might even raise them slightly, in...
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FOR MOST OF US, a declining memory is a normal consequence of growing old. But why? What’s happening in the brain that causes age-related memory...
A tiny galaxy circling the Milky Way may be a fossil left over from the early universe, astronomers say. A recent study found that the stars in the...
THERE’S MORE TO THE COSMOS THAN MEETS THE EYE. In late February, dark matter hunters from around the world gathered at the University of California,...
All that’s gold does not glitter, thanks to new work by UC Irvine scientists that could reduce glare from solar panels and electronic displays and...
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...