It's a recipe for choking smog. Burn tons of fossil fuels. Pump those chemicals into the air where they react on surfaces of buildings and roads. A result is the creation of photochemical smog-forming chlorine atoms, UC Irvine scientists report in a new study.
A UC Irvine research team is investigating correlations between prenatal levels of stress hormones and infant/child learning and behavior. Their Women and Children's Health and Well-Being Project is among the first large-scale studies on the subject.
A drug similar to one used in clinical trials for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis has been found to rescue memory in mice exhibiting Alzheimer's symptoms. This discovery by UC Irvine scientists offers hope for a new treatment for early stage Alzheimer's.