Day: June 8, 2009

UCI biologist James Hicks

Gator aid

Dinosaurs appeared on Earth about 230 million years ago, when atmospheric oxygen levels were close to half what they are today. Scientists wonder how they survived – for 165 million years – under these varying conditions. UC Irvine biologist James Hicks is finding answers in the alligator, a modern relative of the dinosaur.

Film & media studies professor receives book award

Victoria E. Johnson has received the 2009 Katherine Singer Kovács Book Award for outstanding scholarship in film and media studies.…