A number of initiatives under way at UC Irvine that aim to lessen dependency on individual cars and uncertain oil supplies directly benefit the environment and consumer budgets.
Science & Technology
More than 60 million Americans suffer from tinnitus, a persistent high-pitched ringing in the ears.
UC Irvine is part of the largest earthquake preparedness drill in U.S. history – the Great Southern California ShakeOut – which takes place throughout the southland Thursday, Nov. 13.
Researchers at UC Irvine’s California Institute for Telecommunications & Information Technology have developed a new way to transform enormous medical datasets into rotating, three-dimensional images, vastly increasing the potential of the institute’s 200-megapixel display HIPerWall.
An over-the-counter vitamin in high doses prevented memory loss in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, and UC Irvine scientists now are conducting a clinical trial to determine its effect in humans.
The fight against climate warming has an unexpected ally: mushrooms growing in the dry spruce forests covering Alaska, Canada, Scandinavia and other northern regions.
UC Irvine alumnus Koohyar Karimi ’08 thinks he’s found the perfect woman. She has even features, eyebrows that arch at just the right angle, and – as he poetically puts it – “the distance from her subnasale [nostrils] to the cupid’s bow of her lips is exactly one-third the distance from the parting of her lips […]
Scientists and policymakers generally agree that solving the world’s most challenging social and public health problems – AIDS, climate change, cancer, obesity and global terrorism among them – requires collaboration among researchers across a variety of fields.
Presidential candidates and political bloggers typically have a lot to say, but the subtext to their messages isn’t always clear.