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UCI researchers identify a connection between early life adversity and opioid addiction

Individuals with a history of early life adversity (ELA) are disproportionately prone to opioid addiction. A new UCI-led study reveals why. Published in Molecular Psychiatry, the study titled, “On the early life origins of vulnerability to...
24-Jan-2020 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI, other researchers find collaborative flood modeling process effective

Irvine, Calif., Jan. 21, 2020 – Community collaboration and high-resolution maps are key to effective flood risk management, according to civil engineers and social scientists at the University of California, Irvine and other institutions. In a...
21-Jan-2020 11:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

Putting the ‘lazy eye' to work

When University of California, Irvine neurobiologist Carey Y.L. Huh, Ph.D., set her sights on discovering more about amblyopia, she brought personal insight to her quest. As a child, Huh was diagnosed with the condition, which is often called...
17-Jan-2020 12:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

UCI to celebrate Lunar New Year

EVENT: UCI will celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year – heralding the Year of the Rat – with an academic discussion, multicultural entertainment, artistic demonstrations, interactive workshops, a Disney-sponsored raffle, lion and dragon parades,...
8-Jan-2020 3:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UCI team of researchers assess the psychological and physiological effects of augmented reality

The UCI School of Medicine, in partnership with Chenega Healthcare Services, LLC and MedCognition, was awarded a $1.2 million contract through the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium to examine the psychological effects of augmented reality...
8-Jan-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Adolescents’ view of family social standing correlates with mental health, life outcomes

Irvine, Calif., Jan. 6, 2020 — Young people’s view of their family’s social status was more strongly associated with their mental health and readiness for future education and work than how much money, education or occupational prestige their...
6-Jan-2020 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI biologists spearhead creation of Microbiome Centers Consortium

Irvine, Calif., Dec. 23, 2019 — From probing the ocean depths to deciphering human health mysteries, researchers across scientific disciplines are increasingly including microbiomes in their work. The Microbiome Centers Consortium has been...
23-Dec-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Greenland ice loss is at ‘worse-case scenario’ levels, study finds

Irvine, Calif., Dec. 19, 2019 – Greenland is losing ice mass seven times faster than in the 1990s, a pace that matches the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s high-end warming scenario – in which 400 million people would be exposed to...
19-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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