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UCI technology detects, monitors toxic algae bloom prompting 3-day ban on drinking tap water in Ohio

Technology developed at UCI was used to detect and monitor a toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie that prompted a…
2 months ago
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Chinese herbal compound relieves inflammatory and neuropathic pain

A compound derived from a traditional Chinese herbal medicine has been found effective at alleviating pain, pointing the way to…
10 months ago
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UCI researchers awarded $2.27 million to create novel diabetes treatments

Two UC Irvine research groups have received $2.27 million from the JDRF to develop innovative methods of treating and possibly…
1 year ago
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Herbal extract boosts fruit fly lifespan by nearly 25 percent, UCI study finds

Herbal extract boosts fruit fly lifespan by nearly 25 percent, UCI study finds

The herbal extract of a yellow-flowered mountain plant long used for stress relief was found to increase the lifespan of…
1 year ago
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Circadian rhythms control body’s response to intestinal infections, UCI-led study finds

Circadian rhythms control body’s response to intestinal infections, UCI-led study finds

Circadian rhythms can boost the body’s ability to fight intestinal bacterial infections, UC Irvine researchers have found.
1 year ago
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UCI study on autism named one of 10 major research achievements in 2012

UCI study on autism named one of 10 major research achievements in 2012

A study by Daniele Piomelli identifying brain chemicals that improved symptoms of fragile X syndrome was selected as one of…
1 year ago
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Fetal exposure to tributyltin linked to obesity in offspring and subsequent generations

Fetal exposure to tributyltin linked to obesity in offspring and subsequent generations

Exposing pregnant mice to low doses of the chemical tributyltin (TBT) – which was used in marine antifouling paints and…
1 year ago
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Stem cell researcher Weian Zhao tapped for prestigious TR35 list

The assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, a member of the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center, is deemed…
2 years ago
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Blocking natural, marijuana-like chemical in the brain boosts fat burning

Blocking natural, marijuana-like chemical in the brain boosts fat burning

Stop exercising, eat as much as you want … and still lose weight? It sounds impossible, but UC Irvine and…
2 years ago
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The marketing of meds

The marketing of meds

Doctoral candidate in marketing at The Paul Merage School of Business studies how consumers select over-the-counter drugs.
2 years ago
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A fruitful career

A fruitful career

Sheryl Tsai serves both present and future as a groundbreaking scientist and as an award-winning professor.
2 years ago
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President honors UCI’s Rommie Amaro with Early Career Award

President honors UCI’s Rommie Amaro with Early Career Award

Assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences and computer science is among 94 recipients nationwide.
3 years ago
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