Grapes’ surprising genetic diversity could contribute to wine’s varying
flavors and more. Wesley Koseki/ UCI

Here’s a discovery well worth toasting: A research team led by Professor Brandon Gaut with the University of California, Irvine and…

An award-winning scientist and professor of evolutionary biology, Adriana Briscoe studies the evolution of vision in butterflies and how they see color. …

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Coral reefs are not just beautiful color displays as seen underwater in Indonesia, Australia, Hawaii and the Caribbean. They also buffer the land from erosion and protect against the tidal waves from tsunamis, she said….

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Emily Bryant. Emily is currently pursuing a major in biological sciences at UC Irvine….