Browsing: Science & Tech

Faculty Tiny computer chip sensor for cars

Sensing danger, saving lives

Drivers worldwide soon will be able to navigate dangerous road conditions more safely, thanks to sensor technology developed at UC Irvine.

Faculty Rendering of Sue & Bill Gross Hall

Stem cell research advances

UC Irvine broke ground today on a new stem cell research building that will strengthen and unify this fast-growing field on campus and throughout Southern California.

Environment/Energy NASA rendering of the Blended-Wing-Body aircraft

Futuristic air travel

Sharp increases in the price of jet fuel and growing concerns about sustainability have spurred demand for greener, more efficient aircraft, and UCI researchers could help shape the future of commercial aeronautics.

Faculty A Kenyan man completes transactions in cash and by cell phone.

The future of money: A glossary

Digital money or currency – a broad term describing any technology providing access to or even replacing traditional functions of money – is not limited to developing countries.

Faculty Michael Cahalan, and graduate student researcher Melanie Matheu

Circumventing autoimmunity

The immune system is the body’s military force, assigned to protect against disease and infection. But sometimes, the T cells and B cells that carry out this vital mission turn against their host and mistakenly attack healthy tissue in a process called autoimmunity.

Admin New Professors

UCI welcomes new faculty

Experts on everything from reconstructing the human hand to interpreting the U.S. Constitution have joined the UC Irvine faculty in the last year.

Faculty Timothy Osborne

Guarding against toxins

Toxins in food often have a bad, bitter taste that makes people want to spit them out. It’s one way the body defends itself.

Environment/Energy Barbara Finlayson-Pitts

AirUCI expands horizons

UCI is ramping up its focus on air quality and climate change research in an effort to tackle some of today’s most pressing environmental challenges.

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