Year brings scientific advances, national accolades, international outreach, student achievement and loss of campus stalwarts
Month: December 2012
Joyce Keyak, a UC Irvine professor in residence of radiological sciences, is part of a NASA effort to understand more about bone density loss during astronauts’ lengthy stays aboard the International Space Station.
A groundbreaking study involving Bruce Blumberg, UCI professor of developmental & cell biology, outlines a safety testing system that helps chemists design inherently safer chemicals and processes.
UCI’s first law school grads pass the bar and are sworn in as California attorneys
Wildfire risk will grow due to climate change, new research finds, but unhealthy controlled burns for farming are the leading type of blaze in the U.S. UC Irvine Earth system scientist Hsiao-Wen Lin found that such fires have increased by 30% nationally in the past decade, mostly in the south. Thanks to stricter air pollution regulations, California, Oregon and Washington have slashed their agricultural burn rates though.
Fulbright scholar hopes to foster safe recycling, disposal of outdated electronics