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U.S. News & World Report, Jan. 16, 2019
U.S. News & World Report Announces 2019 Best Online Programs Rankings
U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, today unveiled the 2019 Best Online Programs rankings for adults looking to advance their education and career goals. … Graduate Programs: Criminal Justice: 2. University of California- Irvine ….

BBC World News, Jan. 15, 2019 (Video)
Antarctica Ice Loss
BBC World News interviews UCI Professor Eric Rignot via Skype regarding his study on Antarctica ice loss. Ice melting has caused global sea level to rise 1.4 cm. [You can request the video by sending an email to communications@uci.edu.]

UPI, Jan. 16, 2019
‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ helps neurobiologists study brain’s sense of time
“The field of neuroscience has focused extensively on understanding how we encode and store information about space, but time has always been a mystery,” Michael Yassa, a professor of neurobiology and behavior at the University of California, Irvine, said in a news release. “This study and the Moser team’s study represent the first cross-species evidence for a potential role of the lateral entorhinal cortex in storing and retrieving information about when experiences happen.”

KPCC, Jan. 15, 2019 (Audio)
How your eyeballs could be the key to helping physicians develop an objective benchmark for pain
How important would it be to the field of medicine to develop an objective way to measure pain? What are the challenges in trying to boil down the complexity of pain to a single measurement? Guests: Brent Yeung, M.D., assistant professor of clinical anesthesiology at UC Irvine … Shalini Shah M.D., associate clinical professor of anesthesiology and director of pain management at UC Irvine Health ….

Forbes, Jan. 14, 2019 (Contributor/Video)
Energy From Fusion In ‘A Couple Years,’ CEO Says, Commercialization In Five
TAE Technologies will bring a fusion-reactor technology to commercialization in the next five years, its CEO announced recently at the University of California, Irvine. … “What we’re really going to see in the next couple years is actually the ability to actually make net energy, and that’s going to happen in the machine we call Copernicus,” [Michl Binderbauer] said in a “fireside chat” at UC Irvine, appearing alongside actor Harry Hamlin … who was an early supporter and a co-founder of the company.

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