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UCI-led team of physicists detects signs of neutrinos at Large Hadron Collider

The international Forward Search Experiment team, led by physicists at the University of California, Irvine, has achieved the first-ever detection of neutrino candidates produced by the Large Hadron Collider at the CERN facility near Geneva,...
24-Nov-2021 12:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Fires in the Sierra Nevada likely to grow in frequency

Naturalist John Muir called the Sierra Nevada “the Range of Light.” But a more ominous nickname, “the Range of Fire,” may lie ahead, according to new research from the University of California, Irvine. By 2040, as humans continue to change...
17-Nov-2021 6:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UCI invention lets people pay for purchases with a high-five

Imagine your car starting the moment you get in because it recognizes the jacket you’re wearing. Consider the value of a hospital gown that continuously measures and transmits a patient’s vital signs. These are just two applications made...
16-Nov-2021 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UCI-led study finds single molecule within a specific plant used by Native Americans can treat both pain and diarrhea

In a University of California, Irvine-led study, researchers revealed a striking pattern following a functional screen of extracts from plants collected in Muir Woods National Monument, in coastal redwood forest land in California. They found...
16-Nov-2021 3:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UCI Center for Neural Circuit Mapping Investigators receive funding from three federal awards for a total of more than $7M

The University of California, Irvine Center for Neural Circuit Mapping (CNCM) has been awarded three new grants: a four year, $4.8M grant from the National Institute on Aging; a three year, $1.8M grant from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA);...
9-Nov-2021 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UCI researchers reveal critical role of mechanosensor in skin wound healing

PIEZO1, an ion channel mechanosensor found within cells, has been revealed to play a key role in regulating the speed of skin wound healing by researchers at the University of California, Irvine (UCI).
9-Nov-2021 1:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Wind and solar could power the world’s major countries most of the time

With the eyes of the world on the United Nations COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, strategies for decarbonizing energy infrastructure are a trending topic. Yet critics of renewables question the dependability of systems that rely on...
5-Nov-2021 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UCI and CHOC join new NORD Rare Disease Centers of Excellence Network

University of California, Irvine and Children’s Health of Orange County (CHOC) have been jointly designated a National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) Center of Excellence, joining a new and highly select group of 31 medical centers seeking...
4-Nov-2021 1:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UCI-led study investigates saliva testing for medication monitoring among patients with psychiatric disorders

22-Oct-2021 4:45 PM EDT

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Dr. Suellen Hopfer, UCI professor of public health and expert on social media and misinformation, available to comment on Facebook whistleblower leak

5-Oct-2021 12:25 PM EDT

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Dr. Karen L. Edwards, UCI professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, available to comment on U.S. lifting restrictions for vaccinated international travelers

20-Sep-2021 5:10 PM EDT

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What you need to know about the delta variant

23-Aug-2021 3:55 PM EDT

@UCIrvine, @UCIESS researcher Michael Prather serves as a review editor on @IPCC_CH reports. He is available for media interviews on the latest document's pronouncements.

9-Aug-2021 3:45 PM EDT

What's Next for China-U.S. Relations

Four UCI faculty offer insights on the future of U.S.-China relations, covering topics as wide-ranging as educational exchange programs to Hollywood portrayals.
17-Jun-2021 6:05 AM EDT

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UCI Experts Produce Guide for Defense Attorneys Fighting Use of Rap Lyrics in Trials

Irvine, Calif., June 9, 2021 — Criminology and legal experts at the University of California, Irvine have released Rap on Trial: A Legal Guide for Attorneys, to help protect artists from having their lyrics used against them in court. Rap lyrics...
9-Jun-2021 1:10 PM EDT

Director of UCI Cybersecurity Policy & Research Institute available to address recent ransomware attacks.

2-Jun-2021 2:25 PM EDT

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