Press Releases

Left to right, Hui Wang, Allison Welch and Jinhyuk Kim, graduate students in the UC Irvine Department of Earth System Science.

UC Irvine researchers shine light on rapid changes in Arctic and boreal ecosystems

The changes point toward increasingly unstable ecosystems at high latitudes

UC Irvine researchers find new origin of deep brain waves

Knowledge of hippocampal activity could help improve sleep and cognition therapies

Three men collecting water from an open well

UC Irvine scientist helps link climate change to Madagascar’s megadrought

The finding may help policymakers respond to the crisis

Bernadette Boden-Albala

Bernadette Boden-Albala to deliver keynote speech at AAN Healthcare Equity Symposium

UC Irvine Program in Public Health director and founding dean will share brain health insights

Genomics team: Wei Li (left), Ya Cui, Wenbin Ye and Jason Sheng Li.

UC Irvine-led research team builds first tandem repeat expansions genetic reference maps

Tool gives potential to expand insight into diseases, neurological disorders and cancers

Anne Calof, UCI professor of anatomy and neurobiology; Stephenson Chea, UCI developmental and cell biology graduate student researcher; and Dr. Arthur Lander, UCI Donald Bren Professor and Distinguished Professor of developmental and cell biology.

UC Irvine-led study unlocks the secrets of birth defect origins

Findings offer new targets for early detection and prevention strategies

Three men.

UC Irvine-led research team discovers role of key enzymes that drive cancer mutations

APOBEC3A and APOBEC3B offer potential new targets for intervention strategies

A glacier in a fjord in Greenland.

Grounding zone discovery explains accelerated melting under Greenland’s glaciers

UC Irvine researchers suggest we may be underestimating severity of sea level rise

Lead study authors Adam Thomas (right) and Paulus Bauer (left) hold a brake rotor and caliper next to the lathe they and their UCI team used to measure car brake emissions.

UC Irvine study: vehicle brakes produce charged particles that may harm public health

The work could help efforts to contain an important source of air pollution

Richard Matthew (left), UCI professor of urban planning and public policy, Alec Glasser (center), founder and CEO of The Drake Gives and Jon Gould (right), dean of UCI’s School of Social Ecology.

The Drake Gives contributes $1.5 million to UC Irvine’s Power of Music initiative

New School of Social Ecology effort will leverage music for social good