Study questions value of some urban development pacts

Can low-income neighborhoods share in the profits of a big development project by signing a private contract with the developer? Some urban planners say yes, but Nicholas Marantz, a UCI assistant professor of planning, policy & design, challenges that notion in a study of a project near L.A.’s Staples Center. Writing in the autumn issue […]

UCI part of US effort to find Alzheimer’s biomarkers in people with Down syndrome

National Institute on Aging grants $4.7 million to Dr. Ira Lott’s research team


University of California scientists create malaria-blocking mosquitoes

New insect model may help eradicate disease that sickens millions annually

UCI-led juvenile justice study gets $1 million grant

A study on the best way to handle juvenile offenders has received a $1 million grant from the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Led by Elizabeth Cauffman, a UCI professor of psychology & social behavior, the national study is tracking 1,000 first-time juvenile offenders to compare how they respond to formal court system […]

Massive northeast Greenland glacier is rapidly melting, UCI-led team finds

Breakup of Zachariae Isstrom could substantially raise global sea levels

UCI-led study offers model to predict how microbiomes may respond to change

Findings could affect efforts to boost both human and ecosystem health

Laureate lectures

Nobel Prize recipient Mario Molina returns to UCI to talk about the history of climate change science

‘Love hormone’ helps produce ‘bliss molecules’ to boost pleasure of social interactions

UCI study uncovers role of oxytocin in triggering marijuana-like neurotransmitters

Neural stem cells migrate throughout an injured brain site

Stem cell treatment lessens impairments caused by dementia with Lewy bodies

UCI mouse study finds significant improvements in both motor and cognitive function

To walk again

UCI brain-computer interface enables paraplegic man to take historic steps