The National Children's Study will begin recruiting future Orange County mothers for the largest and most comprehensive long-term study ever conducted in the United States on child development and health. UC Irvine researchers will lead the effort.
Increasingly, cancer patients supplement traditional treatments with alternative therapies such as herbs, diet and acupuncture. Unconventional approaches to prevention have gained in popularity, too. But do they work?
Michael Prather discusses UCI's new environment institute, which aims to identify research needed for an improved understanding of society's response to a changing climate and for environmental science to better respond to societal needs.