Society & Community

Cake on a scale

Celebrate without the extra weight

As director of UC Irvine’s Weight Management Program, Linda Gigliotti often sees the end results of holiday overindulgence. But the new year doesn’t have to dawn with new pounds, she says, especially if you can make wise food and beverage choices without sacrificing good cheer.

Jeff Barrett

A quantum leap forward?

With $160,000 from the National Science Foundation, Jeff Barrett and colleagues are combing through, scanning and preserving documents they hope will shed light on how to understand measurement as a consistent physical process in quantum mechanics – one of physics’ most debated puzzles that Everett believed he had solved as a graduate student.

Oladele Ogunseitan and Jean-Daniel Saphores

Solving the e-waste dilemma

Electronic devices could create significant environmental and health problems after they are thrown away. UC Irvine researchers are working with engineers, manufacturers and public health officials to find solutions.

The mummy of Esankh

The mummy’s curse: hardened arteries

A UCI study shows that hardening of the arteries has been detected in Egyptian mummies as old as 3,500 years, suggesting that factors causing heart attacks and strokes are not solely byproducts of modern times.

Shane Stephens-Romero

Seeing fuels’ effects down the road

UCI computer model foresees effects of alternative transportation fuels.

Charles Limoli

Stem cells alleviate tumor treatment side effects

Human embryonic stem cells could help people with learning and memory deficits after radiation treatment for brain tumors, suggests a new UC Irvine study.

News articles on President Obama

Race colors public opinion of Obama

Study finds that race matters in public’s opinion of President Barack Obama and his policies.

Courtney Amaya

Making history come alive

UCI History Project helps K-12 teachers improve lessons.

David Curry

A veteran’s message

UCI student embarks on a new mission to more fully integrate his fellow veterans into higher education and the future of the country.

Jeffrey Krichmar and Brian Cox

Robot to clarify human decision-making

Study could shed light on adaptive decision-making in humans.