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Making rare diseases their common cause

Making rare diseases their common cause

Dr. Virginia Kimonis and fellow UCI researchers are dedicated to finding genetic clues, giving new hope to families

Capital gains

Capital gains

Students in UCI internship program acquire real-world experience in Washington, D.C.

Crowning achievement

Crowning achievement

Once a struggling writer, alumnus David Benioff is now Hollywood royalty as the co-creator of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’

Exploring technology of squid skin

Exploring technology of squid skin

Protein called reflectin could be used to improve performance of biomedical devices

UCI in the News

  • National Geographic, Aug 20, 2014 2:17 pm

    If you think the water crisis can’t get worse, wait until the aquifers are drained

    California's Central Valley isn't the only place in the U.S. where groundwater supplies are declining. Aquifers in the Colorado River Basin and the southern Great Plains also suffer severe depletion. … A new satellite study from UC Irvine and NASA indicates that the Colorado River Basin lost 65 cubic kilometers (15.6 cubic miles) of water from 2004 to 2013.
  • Rolling Stone , Aug 20, 2014 2:17 pm

    5 things you didn’t know about human trafficking

    Many victims of human trafficking in the U.S. end up performing forced labor in the restaurant industry or as domestic workers. UC Irvine law professor Jennifer M. Chacon places the blame for the failure to stop this problem on insufficient labor protections for all workers – but particularly undocumented migrants.
  • AMHQ , Aug 20, 2014 2:17 pm

    AMHQ with Sam Champion

    A lot of colleges have spearheaded ways to make their colleges greener. … UC Irvine is number one. They did a great job of hitting energy reduction goal. They pledged to reduce energies by 20 percent by 2020. They hit that target seven years early and also pledged additional 20 percent by 2020.
  • Mail Online , Aug 20, 2014 2:16 pm

    Antarctica in unprecedented detail: Most complete map ever made reveals the continent is shrinking rapidly

    Evidence shows ‘a large sector of West Antarctic ice sheet has gone into a state of irreversible retreat,’ says lead author Eric Rignot of UC Irvine, and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
  • Orange County Register , Aug 20, 2014 2:16 pm

    Field poll: Obamacare support in California grows

    The emergency room at UC Irvine Medical Center, for example, “has seen increased patient volume since mid-May or early June and they attribute that to the increase in insured people under the Affordable Care Act,” said John Murray, the hospital’s spokesman.
  • The Wall Street Journal, Aug 19, 2014 3:43 pm

    Legal experts weigh in on case against Texas gov. Rick Perry

    UC Irvine law professor Rick Hasen reminds readers to keep an open mind: “We don’t know yet whether Rick Perry violated the law and whether the law he is accused of violating is constitutional."
  • The Guardian, Aug 19, 2014 3:43 pm

    Using mobile money to buy water and solar power in east Africa

    Bill Maurer, director of the Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion at UC Irvine, is skeptical about how replicable and scalable businesses like GLL and Mobisol are.
  • OC Weekly, Aug 19, 2014 3:43 pm

    UC Irvine study finds children of incarcerated parents suffer more health, behavioral woes

    "We know that poor people and racial minorities are incarcerated at higher rates than the rest of the population, and incarceration further hinders the health and development of children who are already experiencing significant challenges," says study author Kristin Turney, a UC Irvine assistant professor of sociology.
  • Fox 5 News, Aug 19, 2014 3:42 pm

    FOX 5 Morning News at 9am

    There have been a lot of studies and in fact there is a launch on Friday night. The scientist that have been studying me at UC Irvine are going to be there, they will be producing the report on my tetrachromacy.
  • USA Today, Aug 19, 2014 3:42 pm

    College basketball countdown: No. 58 UC Irvine

    "Basketball is a tournament sport," said UC Irvine coach Russell Turner. "In a one-game scenario, any team can beat another team. We've gotta be better next year. That loss gave us a good mix of being hungry and motivated."
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