UCI and JPL find melting of Greenland’s glaciers worse than previously thought

New seafloor mapping techniques help scientists identify high-risk areas

Engineering professor to get prestigious research award

UCI Distinguished Professor Said Elghobashi will receive the Senior Award at the ninth International Conference on Multiphase Flow, to be held next month in Italy. Presented every three years at the conference, the award recognizes an individual’s significant scientific and technical contributions to the field of multiphase flow research, as well as outstanding leadership in […]

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UCI mechanical engineer sees tiny solution to big problem

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UCI’s Mallory Hinks places second in UC-wide Grad Slam finals

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UCI chemists create battery technology with off-the-charts charging capacity

Too much ‘noise’ can affect brain development, UCI study finds

Using cutting-edge imaging technology, UCI biologists have determined that uncontrolled fluctuations (known as “noise”) in the concentration of the vitamin A derivative retinoic acid can lead to disruptions in brain organization during development. Identifying how a cell responds to a signal made by another cell, despite the level of noise present, may improve our understanding […]

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UCI team finds method to reduce accumulation of damaging Huntington’s disease protein

A study appearing April 14 in the journal Neuron suggests there may be a new way to change the damaging course of Huntington disease. University of California, Irvine neurobiologists Leslie Thompson and Joseph Ochaba and their colleagues from UCI and from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have shown that reducing the aberrant accumulation of a particular […]

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Most online liquid nicotine vendors fail to prevent sales to minors

UCI-led study shows that self-regulation of e-cigarette industry isn’t working

UCI receives $700,000 EPA grant to study climate change, air quality

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded UCI $701,304 to study the impact of climate change on air quality. “This grant offers an exciting opportunity to learn about air pollution in the future from both state-of-the-art experiments and computer modeling techniques,” said Donald Dabdub, UCI professor of mechanical & aerospace engineering. “We know that both ammonia […]

UCI study finds safer stem cell-derived therapy for brain radiation recovery

Microvesicle injections restored cognition without adverse side effects