Polar bear ice UC Davis

How climate denial blogs undermine scientific understanding

A lack of scientific rigor can spread like wildfire online, hurting public perception of climate change.

UC glowing jelly

How basic research on jellyfish led to an unexpected scientific revolution

From destined for the drain to winning a Nobel Prize.

UC Berkeley dune

How American cities can make sci-fi a reality

David Sedlak finds a solution to our water woes in "Dune."

UC Davis seals cold

When there's nowhere colder to go

As the oceans warmed, species migrated to Antarctica. What happens when climate change heats up their home?

UC San Diego surfer

Hanging ten (decades): 'Einstein of the oceans' turns 100

Professor emeritus Walter Munk invented the surf forecast and transformed how the world understands the sea.

UC San Diego Munk surf

Hang ten (decades): Walter Munk, inventor of the surf forecast, turns 100

The UC San Diego professor emeritus might be the most underappreciated man in surfing.

UC San Diego flip flops

Could these flip-flops save the earth?

These $3, algae-based renewable sandals could become the planet's preferred shoe.

drinking water

Manganese in drinking water a cause for concern

A wide-ranging study suggests officials should monitor the chemical element as a possible public health threat.

Aquaculture study

Seafood for everyone

A tiny fraction of oceans could satisfy the world’s fish demand, a new study finds.

UC San Diego tuna

Why your tuna could have 36 times more pollutants than others

Location matters: Catches from highly industrialized areas are far more polluted than those in the West Pacific.

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