Bill Tomlinson, informatics assistant professor, uses a computer game to test the efficiency of the U.S. patent system, and it doesn’t score well.
Society & Community
High school students participating in UC Irvine’s residential COSMOS program study topics such as astronomy, neuroscience, marine biology and the mathematics of music.
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.
UC Irvine Police Department wins international award for excellence in Criminal Investigation.
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.
Increasing diversity among ranks of UC Irvine graduate students is goal of four summer research programs.
Can you learn math without using symbols or language? A four-year, $3 million study led by UC Irvine education professor Michael Martinez will test the theory.
UC Irvine group demonstrates how modest efforts can reap big rewards by donating time and energy in Africa.