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India groundwater

Using satellite data, UC Irvine and NASA hydrologists have found that groundwater beneath northern India has been receding by as much as 1 foot per year over the past decade – and they believe human consumption is almost entirely to blame.

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Alzheimer's gene

A UC Irvine study has found that a gene called TOMM40 appears twice as often in people with Alzheimer’s disease than in those without it. Alzheimer’s, for which there is no cure, is the leading cause of elderly dementia.

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LEED Gold Award

Donald Bren Hall, which houses UC Irvine’s School of Information & Computer Sciences, wins award for “green” building techniques.

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Malaria origin

Researchers have identified what they believe is the original source of malignant malaria: a parasite found in chimpanzees in equatorial Africa.

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Ozone chemistry

Burning of fossil fuels pumps chemicals into the air that react on surfaces such as buildings and roads to create photochemical smog-forming chlorine atoms, UC Irvine scientists report in a new study.

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Alzheimer's stem cell

UC Irvine scientists have shown for the first time that neural stem cells can rescue memory in mice with advanced Alzheimer’s disease, raising hopes of a potential treatment for the leading cause of elderly dementia that afflicts 5.3 million people in the U.S.

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Computer patent game

The U.S. patent system may stifle innovation and technical progress, according to a study from UC Irvine and University of Kansas School of Law.

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Best hospitals

University of California, Irvine listed among “Best Hospitals” for ninth year in a row.

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Alzheimer's drug

A drug similar to one used in clinical trials for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis has been found to rescue memory in mice exhibiting Alzheimer’s symptoms. This discovery by UC Irvine scientists offers hope for a new treatment of early stage Alzheimer’s.

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