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Awe promotes altruistic behavior, UCI-led study finds

Awe promotes altruistic behavior, UCI-led study finds

Inducing a sense of awe in people can promote altruistic, helpful and positive social behavior, according to new research led…
3 days ago
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UCI neurobiologists restore youthful vigor to adult brains

UCI neurobiologists restore youthful vigor to adult brains

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. The same can be said of the adult brain. Its…
4 days ago
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Depression intensifies anger in veterans with PTSD, UCI study shows

Irvine, Calif., May 13, 2015 – The tendency for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder to lash out in anger can…
1 week ago
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UCI study sheds new light on low-light vision, could aid people with retinal deficits

UCI study sheds new light on low-light vision, could aid people with retinal deficits

Driving down a dimly lit road at midnight can tax even those with 20/20 vision, but according to a recent…
1 week ago
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FDA greenlights UCI clinical trial of treatment for blinding disease

FDA greenlights UCI clinical trial of treatment for blinding disease

A first-of-its-kind stem cell-based treatment for retinitis pigmentosa developed by UC Irvine’s Dr. Henry Klassen, Dr. Jing Yang and colleagues…
2 weeks ago
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Long-term galactic cosmic ray exposure leads to dementia-like cognitive impairments

Long-term galactic cosmic ray exposure leads to dementia-like cognitive impairments

What happens to an astronaut’s brain during a mission to Mars? Nothing good. It’s besieged by destructive particles that can…
3 weeks ago
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UCI receives up to $5 million to advance bloodstream infection detection technology

UCI receives up to $5 million to advance bloodstream infection detection technology

A UC Irvine research team will receive up to $5 million over five years in federal support to further develop…
3 weeks ago
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UCI’s Shaul Mukamel elected to National Academy of Sciences

UCI’s Shaul Mukamel elected to National Academy of Sciences

– Shaul Mukamel, a UC Irvine Distinguished Professor of chemistry who probes molecular secrets using ultrafast pulses of laser light,…
3 weeks ago
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UCI Distinguished Professor Rubén Rumbaut elected AAAS fellow

UCI Distinguished Professor Rubén Rumbaut elected AAAS fellow

Rubén Rumbaut, UC Irvine Distinguished Professor of sociology, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
4 weeks ago
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Enrique Lavernia named provost and executive vice chancellor

Enrique Lavernia named provost and executive vice chancellor

UC Davis dean and National Academy of Engineering member has roots at UCI
4 weeks ago
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Regional beetle infestation prompts removal of UCI trees

Regional beetle infestation prompts removal of UCI trees

An invasive beetle is prompting removal of trees on the UC Irvine campus
4 weeks ago
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UCI MIND redesignated as Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

UC Irvine’s Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders has received a five-year, $11 million grant from the National Institute…
1 month ago
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