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Campus Life Tammy Kelleher

The powerhouse

Tammy Kelleher seldom sits still – she’s too busy keeping watch over UCI’s Central Plant.

Faculty Andrea Tenner

Drug rescues memory lost to Alzheimer’s disease

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 for early stage Alzheimer’s.

Alumni Michael Martinez

A different view of math

Can you learn math without using symbols or language? A four-year, $3 million study led by UC Irvine education professor Michael Martinez will test the theory.

Faculty Eta Carinae

Giant supernovae farthest ever detected

UC Irvine cosmologists have found two supernovae farther away than any previously detected by using a new technique that could help find other dying stars at the edge of the universe.

Alumni Alexis Kim and alumnus Max Broad

Earth first

For Max Broad ’09 and undergraduate Alexis Kim, The Green Initiative Fund brings new meaning to TGIF.

Faculty Kava tea

The quest for cancer-fighting superfoods

UC Irvine urologic researchers are leading the effort to see how – or if – natural compounds in such foods as tomatoes and kava work in the human body to prevent or treat prostate and bladder cancers.

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