UCI News

Orange County Register, Jan. 8, 2016
For those like this 96-year-old Newport Beach woman, age is just a bigger number
Longevity researchers at UC Irvine are learning from Bugna and roughly 400 other still-living participants enrolled in the 90+ Study. … Since 2003, UCI has examined the lifestyles of elderly participants, with detailed surveys on everything from vitamin usage to time spent volunteering.

The Washington Post, Jan. 7, 2016
‘I am pro-life’: A surrogate mother’s stand against ‘reducing’ her triplets
Judith Daar, chairman of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Ethics Committee, said that there are thousands of surrogacies each year and that “the vast majority experience no glitches.”… Daar, a professor at Whittier Law School and also a clinical professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, said that in multiple births − particularly those with three or more babies − complications can arise with the mother as well as the children.

Orange County Register, Jan. 7, 2016
Solar Decathlon house to find home at UCI
Mark Walter, a lecturer with UCI’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering [said] “They’re looking for a good home for the house that will reflect on the nature of the project, which is to promote net zero building and sustainability,” he said. “They made the decision to try and find a spot for it on campus.”

NPR, Jan. 7, 2016
Pastors allege Va. GOP loyalty pledge creates ‘burden of fear’ for black voters
But, Rick Hasen, a professor specializing in election law at the University of California, Irvine, is skeptical the lawsuit has any substantial legal muscle. “I don’t that think having people sign the loyalty oath is any kind of legally binding requirement,” said Hasen.

TIME, Jan. 8, 2016
The 7-step morning ritual that will make you happy all day
A … study … by the University of California, Irvine, which was co-written with United States Army researchers, found that people who do not look at e-mail on a regular basis at work are less stressed and more productive.

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