Month: January 2013

Major cuts to surging CO2 emissions are needed now, not down the road, study finds

Halting climate change will require “a fundamental and disruptive overhaul of the global energy system” to eradicate harmful carbon dioxide emissions, not just stabilize them, according to new findings by UC Irvine and other scientists.

UC Irvine and Institute on Aging launch mobile app with elder abuse resources

UC Irvine’s Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse & Neglect has developed an app to help law enforcement and first responders in California understand laws about elder abuse and neglect.

Dopamine-receptor gene variant linked to human longevity

A variant of a gene associated with active personality traits in humans seems to also be involved with living a longer life, UC Irvine and other researchers have found.