Not all holiday surprises are happy ones. People visiting aging relatives this time of year may discover mounds of unpaid bills, odd solicitations and unkempt surroundings – all possible evidence of a decline in physical or mental function, says Dr. Laura Mosqueda, director of UC Irvine’s geriatrics program.
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Peter Bryant, developmental & cell biology professor, has spent decades photographing tide pool invertebrates called filter feeders, which keep the water clear by eating suspended matter and food particles.
UC Irvine chemist Murat Aydin will spend his holiday drilling into the South Pole’s thick ice to collect trapped air that is up to 100 years old.
In the rainforests of equatorial Asia, the practice of using fire to clear forests and destroy organic soil increases substantially in dry years, releasing huge amounts of climate-warming carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, according to a new international study analyzing six years of weather and fire observations.
How will Earth’s tiniest organisms adapt to climate warming? UC Irvine scientists are consulting bacteria in an effort to find out.
If David Feldman has his way, you could soon be working with water policy managers and scientists to allocate California’s precious liquid resource.
UC Irvine and other organizations recently challenged Orange County students to “imagine life without water” and create multimedia projects promoting water conservation in California.
Population growth, climate variations and urbanization have the potential to cause chronic water shortages in a growing number of regions worldwide.
Dr. Gerald Maguire started the world’s first clinic dedicated to the medical care of stuttering, and if patients in faraway places can’t come to his UC Irvine Medical Center office for treatment, he brings it to them.