Browsing: Science & Tech

Faculty 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.

Alumni 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.

Faculty 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.

Alumni 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.

Feature 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.

Alumni 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.

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