News in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Tessa Hill

U.S. President Honors Tessa Hill as Extraordinary Early Career Scientist

Feb. 18, 2016 — President Obama named UC Davis professor Tessa Hill a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.

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Breaking the Strongest Link Triggered Big Baja Earthquake

Feb. 15, 2016 — A spate of major earthquakes on small faults could overturn traditional views about how earthquakes start.

Mexican Graduate student

MEXUS-CONACYT Doctoral Fellowships Attract Talented Graduate Students

Sep. 17, 2015 - UC Davis leads its fellow campuses in enrollment through the UC MEXUS-CONACYT Doctoral Fellowship Program.

Nano particles

Nanomaterials in Sunscreens and Boats Leave Marine Life Vulnerable

May 12, 2015 - Nanomaterials commonly used in sunscreens and boat-bottom paints are making sea urchin embryos more vulnerable to toxins