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Climate change is driving plant die-offs in Southern California, UCI study finds
Loss of vegetation cover is most stark in desert ecosystems already on edge of habitability
Jun 21, 2021
May 18, 2021
In 2018, astronomers announced that they had discovered an exoplanet orbiting Barnard’s star, our solar system’s second-closest stellar neighbor, but further analysis by an international group of researchers headed by a graduate student at the University of California, Irvine has cast doubt on the finding.
May 18, 2021
This month, climate research from the Randerson group made the headlines.
May 18, 2021
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument collaboration launched a new era in cosmology today with a five-year endeavor to construct the largest three-dimensional map of the universe.
May 18, 2021
Evolutionary theory, according to the UCI mathematician, emerges everywhere in the natural world.
May 17, 2021
Greenhouse gases and aerosol pollution emitted by human activities are responsible for increases in the frequency, intensity and duration of droughts around the world, according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine.
May 17, 2021
The award recognizes her work as an equity advisor and in organizing events that help faculty succeed.
May 6, 2021
I am saddened to announce the passing of Jorg Meyer, UCI’s glassblower, and much-loved member of the UCI Physical Sciences family.  Through his work fabricating glassware and stainless-steel solvent purification systems for research laboratories, Jorg made enormous contributions to the safety of chemical laboratories at UCI and around the world. He was an expert in the design and construction of highly complex, one-of-a-kind technical apparatus. Aside from being an iconic glassblower, Jorg was…
May 5, 2021
Intense, wide-spread melting events in Greenland, such as one in July 2012 that touched nearly every part of the massive island’s frozen slab, are catastrophic, but they still account for only a small portion of the total deterioration of the ice sheet, according to researchers at the University of California, Irvine. 
Apr 30, 2021
Ph.D. student Natalie Smith answers questions about her aerosol research.
Apr 30, 2021
Physical Sciences AISIESS program helped Native American students connect with their tribal lands on a new level.
Apr 29, 2021
 A new test accurately predicts who faces the highest risk for hospitalization, ventilator-supported breathing and death from COVID-19, according to an analysis published Wednesday by the journal mSphere.
Apr 29, 2021
The Arctic is getting greener as the climate warms — but it’s not greening fast enough to absorb very much carbon dioxide, Boston University and UC Irvine scientists find.