Day: January 19, 2010

UCI cardiologists discover 'pouch' in heart that may raise stroke risk

UC Irvine cardiologists have found a pouchlike structure inside the heart’s left atrial chamber that may be a potent source of stroke-causing blood clots. The discovery of this left atrial pouch could provide answers and inform neurologists’ efforts to prevent stroke recurrences.

Amy Townsend-Small

‘Green’ spaces may worsen global warming

Turfgrass management can create more greenhouse gas than plants remove from atmosphere, study finds.

Sheena Nahm

Show biz becomes academic

UC Irvine graduate finds her niche in the emerging field of entertainment education doing research fro medical shows.

Kei Akagi

Kei Akagi, master of improv

Jazz pianist, composer and teacher connects with people through his music.

Gorilla malaria

UCI, French study finds that gorillas carry malignant malaria parasite.


Turfgrass management may create more greenhouse gas than plants remove from atmosphere.