9 UCI researchers named AAAS fellows

Honor is conferred for distinguished contributions to their fields

Concrete jungle functions as carbon sink, UCI and other researchers find

Cement-based materials eventually reabsorb much of the CO2 released during creation

Gavin and Ninetta Herbert pursue vision for improving eye health with $5 million estate gift to spur breakthrough retinal research

Irvine, Calif., Nov. 16, 2016 — Allergan founder Gavin Herbert and his wife, Ninetta, have pledged $5 million to advance retinal research at UC Irvine Health’s Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, the academic eye care center named in his honor. “As longtime champions of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, the Herberts have shown that community leaders […]

Chasing fireflies from prairie to lab

UCI scientist uses bioluminescence to shed light on multicellular interactions

Proteins secreted by beneficial gut microbes shown to inhibit salmonella, invasive E. coli

UCI study finds that microcins help block illness-causing bacteria in inflamed intestines

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UCI, other researchers shed light on process of programmed mitochondrial cell death

Use of graphene sensor also reveals 2 electrochemical gradients in energy production

UCI and NASA document accelerated glacier melting in West Antarctica

Study findings will help improve predictions about global sea level rise

Foster care children at much greater risk of physical, mental health problems

Large-scale study co-authored by UCI sociologist is first of its kind

UCI epidemiologist to co-lead statewide precision medicine effort

Consortium will help recruit million-person cohort at center of federal program

Mars-bound astronauts face chronic dementia risk from galactic cosmic ray exposure

UCI study raises questions about long-term brain health after extended spaceflights