Science & Technology

Faces with clocks projected onto them

Watching the body clock for better health

Paolo Sassone-Corsi is perhaps the world’s leading researcher on the body clock, and what he’s discovered may one day improve human health.

Neuron synapses

Committing single events to memory

A study led by UC Irvine neuroscientist John Guzowski has found that a single brief experience was as effective at activating neurons and genes associated with memory as more repetitive activities.

UCI students Scott Capps and Francesca Hopkins

Climate change for kids

UCI student nonprofit CLEAN Education conducts grade-appropriate lessons on climate change for elementary and middle school classrooms.

Spider-Man

Making physics fun

Michael Dennin, UC Irvine physics & astronomy professor, will discuss the science behind superheroes 8-9 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, at the University Club. A complimentary breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m.

Mary Amasia with her prototype anthrax detection system

Identifying a killer

Doctoral student Mary Amasia’s anthrax detection system permits a more rapid response to a deadly disease.

Meng Yu

Using math to battle hearing loss

Doctoral student Meng Yu is using his academic skills to help the hearing-impaired. He is fine-tuning a set of mathematical computer instructions that pulls apart overlapping voices so a listener can hear each of them distinctly.

biometric device to read hand prints of members

Access recreation center with just a touch

Palm-reading technology allows Anteater Recreation Center members to check in without breaking a sweat.

Jim Danziger

Danziger inspires, blazes trails at UCI

Political science professor Jim Danziger is a research pioneer and student favorite.

Quantum mechanics of dance

Undergraduate dance student blends quantum physics and dance in production for upcoming Physical Graffiti show.

Tom Boellstorff

Anthropology in Second Life

Anthropology professor Tom Boellstorff explores Second Life and finds his fellow avatars eager to talk about their virtual world experiences.