UC Irvine scientists have shown for the first time that neural stem cells can rescue memory in mice with advanced Alzheimer’s disease, raising hopes of a potential treatment for the leading cause of elderly dementia that afflicts 5.3 million people in the U.S.
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Tammy Kelleher seldom sits still – she’s too busy keeping watch over UCI’s Central Plant.
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.
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.
Wind energy over the planet’s oceans is a vastly underutilized renewable resource, according to UC Irvine researchers.
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.
UC Irvine cuts greenhouse gas emissions from the (efficiently irrigated) ground up.
For Max Broad ’09 and undergraduate Alexis Kim, The Green Initiative Fund brings new meaning to TGIF.
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.