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Human neural stem cells restore cognitive functions impaired by chemotherapy

Human neural stem cells restore cognitive functions impaired by chemotherapy

Human neural stem cell treatments are showing promise for reversing learning and memory deficits after chemotherapy, according to UC Irvine…
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UCI, Italian scientists limit accelerated cellular aging caused by methamphetamine use

The ravaged faces of methamphetamine addicts tell a terrible tale – abusing the drug dramatically accelerates aging. Now scientists from…
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Tree species influence boreal forest fire behavior and subsequent effects on climate

For a better understanding of how forest fires behave and interact with climate, scientists are turning to the trees. A…
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UCI gets $2 million from Keck Foundation for photonic microscope

The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded $2 million to UC Irvine to develop a photonic “magnetic nanoprobe,” a microscope able…
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New UCI-based center gives researchers direct link to US census data

UC Irvine is home to the nation’s newest of 18 U.S. Census Research Data Centers. Established through a partnership between…
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UCI, fellow chemists find a way to unboil eggs

UCI, fellow chemists find a way to unboil eggs

UC Irvine and Australian chemists have figured out how to unboil egg whites – an innovation that could dramatically reduce…
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A record 88,792 students seek admission to UCI in fall 2015

A record 88,792 students seek admission to UCI in fall 2015

 Irvine, Calif., Jan. 12, 2015 – UC Irvine experienced a 7.7 percent rise in applications this year, with a record…
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UCI nuclear fusion pioneer Norman Rostoker dies at 89

UCI nuclear fusion pioneer Norman Rostoker dies at 89

UC Irvine professor Norman Rostoker, the father of breakthrough clean nuclear fusion energy techniques via plasma-based accelerators, died on Christmas…
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Minimum wage increases result in job loss, UCI-led study reaffirms

Minimum wage increases result in job loss, UCI-led study reaffirms

Irvine, Calif., Dec. 16, 2014 – No matter which way you slice it – or in this case, inflate it…
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Hazy road to Mecca

Hazy road to Mecca

Dangerously high levels of air pollutants are being released in Mecca during the hajj, the annual holy pilgrimage in which…
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Felipe Hernandez ’13 named Marshall Scholar, one of only 40 nationwide

Felipe Hernandez ’13 named Marshall Scholar, one of only 40 nationwide

Felipe Hernandez has become the first UC Irvine graduate in 18 years to win a Marshall Scholarship, which supports two…
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Multiple, short learning sessions strengthen memory formation in fragile X syndrome

Multiple, short learning sessions strengthen memory formation in fragile X syndrome

A learning technique that maximizes the brain’s ability to make and store memories may help overcome cognitive issues seen in…
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