Day: July 21, 2014

The facts behind science fiction

With Comic-Con looming, UCI professor says our fascination with superheroes provides fertile ground for teaching fundamentals of physics

UCI researchers find epigenetic tie to neuropsychiatric disorders

Dysfunction in dopamine signaling profoundly changes the activity level of about 2,000 genes in the brain’s prefrontal cortex and may be an underlying cause of certain complex neuropsychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, according to UC Irvine scientists.