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The king of drones

The king of drones

Douglas Thorpe ’82 has spent decades developing unmanned aerial vehicles for all kinds of uses
3 weeks ago
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A path to the stars

Irvine, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 – Southern California students who excel in astronomy and physics but are traditionally underrepresented in…
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Existing power plants will spew 300 billion more tons of carbon dioxide during use

Existing power plants will spew 300 billion more tons of carbon dioxide during use

Existing power plants around the world will pump out more than 300 billion tons of carbon dioxide over their expected…
1 month ago
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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…
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UC Irvine is No. 1 ‘Coolest School’ in nation

UC Irvine is No. 1 ‘Coolest School’ in nation

UC Irvine has placed first in Sierra magazine’s eighth annual ranking of the country’s “Coolest Schools,” marking the fifth consecutive…
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UCI, NASA experts predict quiet year for Amazon fires

Based on a variety of satellite data, UC Irvine and NASA researchers expect Amazon forests this year to see a…
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Gene inhibitor, salmon fibrin restore function lost in spinal cord injury

Gene inhibitor, salmon fibrin restore function lost in spinal cord injury

A therapy combining salmon fibrin injections into the spinal cord and injections of a gene inhibitor into the brain restored…
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Pair awarded NSF grant to study ‘crowdprogramming’

Informatics professor André van der Hoek and postdoctoral scholar Thomas LaToza have received a four-year, $1.4 million grant from the…
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Richard Sudek appointed executive director of UCI’s Institute for Innovation

Richard Sudek appointed executive director of UCI’s Institute for Innovation

Irvine, Calif., July 15, 2014 — The University of California, Irvine today named Richard Sudek, a respected scholar and higher-education…
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UCI engineering dean attends White House Makers Faire

UCI engineering dean attends White House Makers Faire

Event provides inspiration for turning student and community ideas into prototypes
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‘Deep learning’ makes search for exotic particles easier

Fully automated “deep learning” by computers greatly improves the odds of discovering particles such as the Higgs boson, beating even…
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Abbott joins UCI’s TechPortal Orange incubator

TechPortal Orange, a medical business-technology incubator, has leased 900 square feet of laboratory space at its UC Irvine Medical Center…
3 months ago
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