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

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...
25-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New UCI Center to Look at Life by the Numbers

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.
24-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Ancient Sequence Motif Leads Researchers to Discover Novel Mode of Neurotransmitter-Based Communication

This is the first example of a novel mode of neurotransmitter-based communication and challenges current dogma about mechanisms of signaling in the brain. The findings uncover new pathways for developing therapies for disorders like epilepsy,...
21-May-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

C’Mon Get Happy: Upbeat Songs by Female Singers Dominate the Charts, UCI Study Finds

Roll over, Beethoven. Elvis Presley too. Female singers with upbeat dance songs are far more likely to make the bestseller music charts, according to new findings by University of California, Irvine researchers. Yet the number of happy songs has...
15-May-2018 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stricter FAA Regulations on Pilots Linked to Higher Fares, Fewer Flights

When federal legislators passed a bill in 2010 requiring longer rest periods and more flight training for commercial airline pilots, the goal was to improve passenger safety. But a University of California, Irvine study has found that the...
1-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Project a Drier Amazon and Wetter Indonesia in the Future

Climate models predict that an increase in greenhouse gases will dry out the Amazon rainforest in the future while causing wetter conditions in the woodlands of Africa and Indonesia. Researchers at the University of California, Irvine and other...
27-Apr-2018 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Second Annual UCI Giving Day More Than Doubles Last Year’s Total

The University of California, Irvine’s second annual Giving Day on April 25 raised over $4 million – more than doubling last year’s $1.4 million. This year’s Giving Day also set new records for the number of gifts received, number of parent...
27-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bleaching of Coral Reefs Reduced Where Daily Temperature Changes Are Large

Coral reef bleaching is stark evidence of the damage being inflicted by global climate change on marine ecosystems, but a research team led by scientists at the University of California, Irvine has found some cause for hope. While many corals are...
26-Apr-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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