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Campus Life Map shows movement during a magnitude 7.8 earthquake on the southern San Andreas Fault

Shake, shake, shake … participate

UC Irvine is part of the largest earthquake preparedness drill in U.S. history – the Great Southern California ShakeOut – which takes place throughout the southland Thursday, Nov. 13.

Faculty Joerg Meyer

Medicine in 3-D

Researchers at UC Irvine’s California Institute for Telecommunications & Information Technology have developed a new way to transform enormous medical datasets into rotating, three-dimensional images, vastly increasing the potential of the institute’s 200-megapixel display HIPerWall.

Faculty Researcher Kim Green

Vitamin B3 battles memory loss

An over-the-counter vitamin in high doses prevented memory loss in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, and UC Irvine scientists now are conducting a clinical trial to determine its effect in humans.


Fungi fight global warming

The fight against climate warming has an unexpected ally: mushrooms growing in the dry spruce forests covering Alaska, Canada, Scandinavia and other northern regions.

Faculty Daniel Stokols

‘Science of team science’ revealed

Scientists and policymakers generally agree that solving the world’s most challenging social and public health problems – AIDS, climate change, cancer, obesity and global terrorism among them – requires collaboration among researchers across a variety of fields.

Faculty Political Word Cloud

Politicalspeak decoded

Presidential candidates and political bloggers typically have a lot to say, but the subtext to their messages isn’t always clear.

Faculty Tiny computer chip sensor for cars

Sensing danger, saving lives

Drivers worldwide soon will be able to navigate dangerous road conditions more safely, thanks to sensor technology developed at UC Irvine.

Faculty first place winner in the ''First Steps'' category.

Work it, baby

When a developing baby delivers that first kick inside the womb, it’s a moment of elation for Mom that’s hard to beat.

Faculty "Mavericks" on top of the white house seal

Political maverick paradox

Republican Sen. John McCain has staked his bid for the U.S. presidency on his reputation as a “political maverick,” a politician who is unafraid to cross party lines to “vote his conscience” on important policy issues.