Day: November 21, 2011

UCI-led team finds new way to boost potency of marijuana-like chemical in body

UC Irvine and Italian researchers have discovered a new means of enhancing the effects of anandamide – a natural, marijuana-like chemical in the body that provides pain relief.

A heaping helping of hospitality

UCI staff, leadership to host holiday feast for students staying on campus

No day at the beach

Global warming could cut into mental health benefits of beaches.

Dorothy Williams with robotic device

Merging robotic rehab and stem cell research

Cutting-edge rehab programs at the Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center utilize robotics and computer software that someday could be combined with stem cell-based therapies to accelerate recovery from strokes and spinal cord injuries.

Vietnam History

UCI undertakes regional Vietnamese American oral history project. Scholars will capture stories of first-generation immigrants and refugees