UC Riverside water brine

Providing clean water for a growing population

A new method to squeeze every drop from brine will alleviate water shortages in arid regions.

Bird antenna UC NRS

Solar tracking gives scientists tools to follow small animals

Featherweight tracking technology offers insights into the hidden lives of birds.

Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology (SCMA)

Indiana Jones meets the sea

New Scripps center launches to study how marine environments influenced ancient societies. Hopefully there's no snakes.

Yosemite UC Merced

How the Sierra Nevada could become a polluter

We rely on trees to process carbon. But wildfires and climate change could wreak havoc on that process.

UC Irvine small waves

Small climb in mean temperatures linked to far higher chance of deadly heat waves

UC Irvine-led analysis of data from India could have dire implications for the future.

UCLA galapagos cormorant

How the Galapagos cormorant lost its ability to fly

Analyzing one of Darwin's favorite birds, a research team finds the genetic changes that clipped the bird's wings.

UC San Diego climate change

How climate change makes us all lose sleep

Millions of nights of insufficent sleep could be created by rising temperatures, study says.

UC Berkeley Taylorbird

The work ethic of birds

Scruples are found across the natural world and for good reason, new research shows.

UC Berkeley pumice

Solving the mystery of floating rocks

Scientists uncover how pumice can remain buoyant for years.

UC Riverside ants

Using seaweed to kill California's least favorite ant

Hydrogel baits could help control Argentine ants, the subject of 85 percent of the state's pest control services.

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