Day: April 9, 2013

Bean leaves can trap bedbugs, researchers find

Irvine, Calif., April 9, 2013 – Inspired by a traditional Balkan bedbug remedy, researchers have documented how microscopic hairs on kidney bean leaves effectively stab and trap the biting insects, according to findings published online today in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface. Scientists at UC Irvine and the University of Kentucky are now […]

UC Irvine Cal Teach program receives $3.5 million

The UC Irvine Cal Teach program has been awarded $3.5 million in endowment and grant funding to continue supporting math and science teacher education for many years to come.