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Article ID: 696084

Ice loss in Antarctica is increasingly contributing to global sea level rise

University of California, Irvine

Loss of ice in Antarctica has caused global sea levels to rise by 7.6 millimeters since 1992, with 40 percent of the increase happening in just the past five years, according to a team of 84 scientists, including discipline-leading experts from the University of California, Irvine.

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13-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696068

To Forecast Winter Rainfall in the Southwest, Look to New Zealand in the Summer

University of California, Irvine

El Niño was long considered a reliable tool for predicting future precipitation in the southwestern United States, but its forecasting power has diminished in recent cycles, possibly due to global climate change. In a study published today in Nature Communications, scientists and engineers at the University of California, Irvine demonstrate a new method for projecting wet or dry weather in the winter ahead.

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13-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696020

Founding professor of math donates personal, professional papers to UCI Libraries

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The University of California, Irvine Libraries have received the personal papers and professional records of Edward O. Thorp, a founding professor of mathematics, hedge fund manager, blackjack player and author of The New York Times best-seller Beat the Dealer, the first book to mathematically prove that card counting can overcome casinos’ “house advantage” in blackjack. He’s also a pioneer in applying quantitative investment techniques in financial markets.

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12-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695943

Richard J. Gannotta tapped to head UCI Health

University of California, Irvine

Richard J. Gannotta, D.H.A., has been named CEO of UCI Health, overseeing Orange County’s only academic medical center and all clinical and patient-serving operations. His appointment was approved by the University of California Board of Regents.

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11-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695937

UCI Expert Can Comment on Net Neutrality

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11-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695693

UCI sustainability efforts earn rare STARS platinum rating

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Joining an elite club of environmentally outstanding institutions, the University of California, Irvine has become only the fourth campus in the world to achieve a platinum rating through the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System.

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6-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695615

UCI Scientists Analyze First Direct Images of Dissolved Organic Carbon From the Ocean

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In a first, researchers from the University of California, Irvine – as well as Switzerland’s University of Zurich, IBM Research-Zurich and UC Santa Cruz – have obtained direct images of dissolved organic carbon molecules from the ocean, allowing better analysis and characterization of compounds that play an important role in the Earth’s changing climate.

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5-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695440

Researchers Uncover Cell Types of the Human Breast Epithelium

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Researchers from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, in collaboration with scientists at UCSF and Northwestern University, have profiled human breast epithelial cells, identifying three new distinct epithelial cell populations. The discovery of these cell populations could aid in understanding the origins of breast cancer and lead to improved early cancer detection, a slowing of cancer progression and possibly even cancer prevention.

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31-May-2018 7:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695163

UCI Center on Stress & Health awarded $6.3 million by National Institutes of Health

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Researchers at the University of California, Irvine’s Center on Stress & Health have received $6.3 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health to develop and test digital health interventions for stress and pain in children facing surgical procedures and those battling cancer.

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25-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695082

New UCI Center to Look at Life by the Numbers

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A new interdisciplinary research and education center at the University of California, Irvine will apply the power of mathematics to some of the more vexing mysteries in cell biology.

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24-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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