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Stem Cell Therapy Attacks Cancer by Targeting Unique Tissue Stiffness

A stem cell-based method created by University of California, Irvine scientists can selectively target and kill cancerous tissue while preventing some of the toxic side effects of chemotherapy by treating the disease in a more localized way.
26-Jul-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI Study Sheds Light on Regulation of Hair Growth Across the Entire Body

To paraphrase the classic poem, no hair is an island entire of itself. Instead, University of California, Irvine scientists have discovered that all hairs can communicate with each other and grow in coordination across the entire body. This is...
11-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI Cybersecurity Policy & Research Institute Launches Initiatives to Combat Cyber Threats

New initiatives from the Cybersecurity Policy & Research Institute at the University of California, Irvine will help combat one of our greatest security challenges: vulnerabilities and attacks in cyberspace.
11-Jul-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI: Earth Is Losing Its Fire Power

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The world’s open grasslands and the beneficial fires that sustain them have shrunk rapidly over the past two decades, thanks to a massive increase in agriculture, according to a new study led by University of California, Irvine and NASA...
29-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Immigration Does Not Raise Crime, UCI-Led Study Finds, Refuting Common Assumption

Immigration has no effect on crime, according to a University of California, Irvine professor’s comprehensive examination of 51 studies on the topic published between 1994 and 2014.
27-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chao Family Fights Cancer with $5 Million Gift to UC Irvine Health

The UC Irvine Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center will honor renowned leukemia researchers Richard Van Etten, M.D., Ph.D., and Susan O’Brien, M.D., with endowed chairs made possible by a $5 million gift from Chao family siblings Allen...
26-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New UCI Academic Program Enhances Access and Affordability for Freshmen and Their Families

The University of California, Irvine, facing unprecedented demand from college-bound Californians, has introduced an innovative, affordable academic program that bundles the degree-related freshman curriculum with programs on leadership development...
12-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Small Climb in Mean Temperatures Linked to Far Higher Chance of Deadly Heat Waves

An increase in mean temperature of 0.5 degrees Celsius over half a century may not seem all that serious, but it’s enough to have more than doubled the probability of a heat wave killing in excess of 100 people in India, according to researchers...
7-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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