Earth science

UC Berkeley pumice

Solving the mystery of floating rocks

Scientists uncover how pumice can remain buoyant for years.

UC Riverside Dickinsonia

Study of Earth's first animals broadens understanding of early evolution

Secrets of early life hide within one of the oldest fossil animals, Dickinsonia.

Alexis Shusterman Grad Research Day

California’s force for research innovation

UC graduate students visit with lawmakers in Sacramento to share bold ideas for tackling California's big challenges.

UC Riverside Ventura fault

Ventura fault could cause stronger shaking, new research finds

The fault has a staircase-like structure, which would result in more damage during an earthquake.

Wetlands UC Santa Cruz

Wetlands offer valuable return on investment

Coastal habitats prevented more than $600 million in property losses during Hurricane Sandy, study finds.

UC Davis grand canyon

From classroom to canyon

Join students in a journey of science and discovery as they raft down the Grand Canyon in this immersive web experience.

UC Santa Barbara rugged beauty

'All this rugged beauty'

Journey into the UC Santa Barbara Nature Reserves as the nation marks the National Park System centennial.

UC Irvine chemtrails

Surveyed scientists debunk chemtrails conspiracy theory

Paper explains persistent aircraft trails, substances in soil and water.

Capuchin monkey UCLA

15 national treasures and the UCLA scientists working to save them

Experts from a variety of fields are developing new knowledge to help save these creatures.

Tiny vampires UC Santa Barbara

Tiny vampires

Vampires are real, and they’ve been around for millions of years, according to a UC Santa Barbara scientist.

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