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A team of researchers from the University of California, Irvine and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC) in China has devised a new...
Millions of tons of plastic bottles, bags and other trash littering the oceans and clogging landfills could be turned into reusable fuel, thanks to...
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Last August, the city of Toledo, Ohio, issued a three-day advisory telling 500,000 people in the area not to drink the tap water. The reason? A large...
Marine phytoplankton have been prodded, poked, sampled and studied by generations of scientists, but the ocean-dwelling organisms still have the...
When physicists discovered the Higgs boson in 2012, they declared the Standard Model of particle physics complete; they had finally found the missing...
When the retired fishing trawler MV Cape Race sets off along Greenland’s west coast this week, it will start hauling in a scientific catch that...
Researchers from the University of California, Irvine and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory battled rough waters and an onslaught of icebergs for 3...
The Simons Foundation congratulates the awardees wo have been selected as Simons Investigators in 2015 in mathematics, theoretical physics,...
Sophia E. Hayes and her research group at Washington University in St. Louis depend on liquid helium to cool the magnets in their nuclear magnetic...
Irvine, Calif., July 21, 2015 – The 11 percent decrease in climate change-causing carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. between 2007 and 2013 was...
Irvine, Calif., July 16, 2015 – Six University of California, Irvine assistant professors have been chosen from a highly competitive cohort to...
Invisible dark matter accounts for 85 percent of all matter in the universe, affecting the motion of galaxies, bending the path of light and...