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If asked the right way, toddlers will choose broccoli over cake, UCI-led study finds

Irvine, Calif., June 12, 2019 – “Would you like cake or broccoli?” If you ask a child under the age of 3, the answer – eight times out of 10 – will be broccoli. But this has less to do with parents successfully instilling healthy food...
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UCI computer scientists breathe life into Venice Biennale installations

Computer scientists from the University of California, Irvine are making a splash in the art world this year through their participation in Italy’s Venice Biennale, one of the oldest and most prestigious cultural festivals. The team – led by...
11-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Paula Smith is named director of UCI intercollegiate athletics

Irvine, Calif., June 6, 2019 — After completing a national search, Chancellor Howard Gillman has appointed Paula Smith as director of intercollegiate athletics at the University of California, Irvine. Smith has nearly 30 years of experience in...
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UCI Scientists Create New Class of Two-Dimensional Materials

Irvine, Calif., June 6, 2019 – In a paper published this week in Nature, materials science researchers at the University of California, Irvine and other institutions unveil a new process for producing oxide perovskite crystals in exquisitely...
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Nanotechnology treatment shows promise against multiple sclerosis

Irvine, Calif., June 5, 2019 — A nanotechnology treatment derived from bone marrow stem cells has reversed multiple sclerosis symptoms in mice and could eventually be used to help humans, according to a new study led by University of California,...
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Patagonia ice sheets thicker than previously thought, study finds

Irvine, Calif., June 3, 2019 – After conducting a comprehensive, seven-year survey of Patagonia, glaciologists from the University of California, Irvine and partner institutions in Argentina and Chile have concluded that the ice sheets in this...
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Combination of water scarcity and inflexible demand puts world’s river basins at risk

Irvine, Calif., June 3, 2019 – Nearly one-fifth of the world’s population lives in a stressed water basin where the next climate change-driven incident could threaten access to an essential resource for agriculture, industry and life itself,...
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UCI research helps shed new light on circadian clocks

Irvine, Calif., May 30, 2019 – Can your liver sense when you’re staring at a television screen or cellphone late at night? Apparently so, and when such activity is detected, the organ can throw your circadian rhythms out of whack, leaving you...
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U.S. Trade Negotiators Should Not Be Surprised by Chinese "Reneging"

21-May-2019 5:00 PM EDT

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How hormones can hijack a healthy slumber

UCI cognitive scientist studies how hormone cycles impact sleep and memory
14-Mar-2019 7:05 PM EDT

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UCI expert source - Amazon HQ2 and 3 announcement

Amihai Glazer, UCI economics professor, is available for commentary on Amazon's HQ2 and 3 locations decision. He is a leading authority on relations between special interests and government, the author of five books on public policy and has provided...
13-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST

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At Least Bias Is Non-Partisan, UCI Lead Researcher Says

18-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

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UCI School of Humanities dean can comment on Hungary’s removal of gender studies programs

17-Oct-2018 2:55 PM EDT

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UCI sociologist can comment on women running for office in 2018

5-Oct-2018 6:15 PM EDT

UCI School of Medicine Dean available to comment on standards for physician disclosure of conflict of interest

24-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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CORRECTION - UCI expert can comment on memory for sexual assault

21-Sep-2018 5:05 PM EDT

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