Month: January 2012

UC Irvine News Brief: Talk marks UCI's 10th anniversary promoting gender equity in science

Diana Bilimoria will speak at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, in the Student Center’s Doheny Beach Room B.

Fred Tzeng

Little chip, big implications

UCI research produces breakthrough for battery efficiency in medical equipment, automobiles and consumer electronics.

Sweat, tears lead to breakthrough

Chemist Greg Weiss’ personal loss motivates major new scientific work by him and others.

Acting out ageism

The UC Irvine Program in Geriatrics has instituted an innovative live theater performance that highlights the dos and don’ts of patient care for older adults.

Ivan Soltesz

Uncharted territory

Neuroscientist Ivan Soltesz is recognized as one of world’s leading epilepsy researchers, but when talking about the focus of his work, he sounds more like the young dreamer and poet he was growing up in Budapest. “The brain is the last great frontier,” says Soltesz, UC Irvine Chancellor’s Professor and chair of anatomy & neurobiology. […]

UC Irvine News Brief: Wickramasinghe is awarded $1 million Keck Foundation grant

The electrical engineer and computer scientist will lead a project to develop new equipment for the analysis of messenger ribonucleic acid levels in space and time within a living cell.

Birds target tree types as well as bugs

UCI and Wesleyan researchers have found that birds target tree species favored by caterpillars as well as the insects.

UC Irvine News Brief: Study suggests patent protection may dampen innovation

Finding by UCI and University of Kansas researchers builds on earlier work about the effect of the patent system on the inventive process.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI recognized for reducing use of lead wheel weights on campus vehicles

Environmental Protection Agency program honors university for replacing 300 pounds of the toxic devices with steel versions.

UC Irvine News Brief: Cecile Whiting to give talk on work of L.A. artist Ed Ruscha

In support of a current UCI Libraries exhibit, the professor and chair of art history will discuss his early books.