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Daily Mail, April 21, 2016
The batteries that last a lifetime: Nanowire technology can be charged thousands of times without losing capacity
Researchers at the University of California, Irvine used coated nanowires and a gel to generate new supercharged battery technology. As well as boosting the life of gadgets, this could lead to longer lifespans for cars and even spacecraft.

KTLA5, April 20, 2016
Harriet Tubman to replace Andrew Jackson on front of $20 bill; 5 women to join Alexander Hamilton on $10 bill
“Bill Mauer, a dean here at UC Irvine was actually consulted about the changes.” “Part of the point is to expand the stories that we tell about America and to make sure it is the stories of everybody in this great country, not just the few.” [Bill Mauer]

New York Magazine, April 20, 2016
Is superior memory really a form of OCD?
Recalling a meal from a decade and change ago may put you in the company of people with a condition James McGaugh, a psychologist at the University of California, Irvine, calls “highly superior autobiographical memory” (HSAM), defined by the ability to remember everything that happened on every day of your life. Earlier this month, New Scientist published a story on two new studies from McGaugh and his colleagues about people with HSAM − and his theory that their superior memory may be linked to obsessive-compulsive disorder ….

Mirror, April 21, 2016
The battery that never dies: Scientists find breakthrough technique to stop phones losing power
Scientists have invented a new type of battery that can be charged hundreds of thousands of times without degrading. … The new battery was developed by the University of California, Irvine and uses a new type of “nanowire” − highly-conductive wires that are thousands of times thinner than a human hair.

Southern California Public Radio, April 20, 2016
Can California save the race for Bernie Sanders? Probably not. Here’s why.
Take Two talked about the future of the Sanders campaign with Louis DeSipio, professor of political science at UC Irvine.

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