Ragtime — that bright, toe-tapping piano music that flourished in bars, brothels and parlor rooms in the early 1900s — has found an unlikely promoter and practitioner at UC Irvine: a young civil engineering student named Jared DiBartolomeo. DiBartolomeo belongs to a generation that worships technology, was raised on rap and is addicted to keyboards […]
Science & Technology
It took scarcely 35 seconds Jan. 12 for a magnitude 7.0 earthquake to cripple Haiti, flattening its capital and killing more than 200,000 people, but it will take many years for the island nation to recover. While devastating quakes have since struck in Chile, Japan and elsewhere, Haiti’s situation is unique. Desperately poor before the […]
UCI’s new pigmented lesion program monitors people at high risk of dermatological cancer.
Plants that grow rapidly have poor internal defenses against pests. So it’s ladybugs, and others, to the rescue.
Francisco Ayala, UC Irvine professor of ecology & evolutionary biology, who has vigorously opposed the entanglement of science and religion while also calling for mutual respect between the two, has won the 2010 Templeton Prize.
Gavin Herbert Eye Institute refractive surgeons use cutting-edge lasers and world-class skill to restore good sight.
UCI Earth science graduate students created a blog that predicts and explains the science behind Orange County weather.
San Joaquin wetlands manager William Bretz helps preserve the fragile ecosystem for UCI researchers and students, as well as the creatures that depend on the marsh for survival.
Rodrigo Martinez-Duarte, UCI doctoral candidate in mechanical & aerospace engineering, won a fellowship to develop a cell-sorting device that will make blood and other tests quicker and cheaper.