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Teen Vogue, July 12, 2017
Best Colleges for Your Money
Below, the top 10 best colleges for your money: 7. University of California, Irvine

CNN, July 13, 2017
Q&A: A trillion-ton iceberg is floating in the sea. Now what?
It’s clear that global warming is contributing to the broader destabilization of Antarctica, said Eric Rignot, professor of Earth systems sciences at the University of California, Irvine, and a senior research scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. “The ice front starts to retreats, it does that because the ice shelf is thinning from warming,” he told CNN. “At some point, it reaches a threshold in which the whole ice shelf can collapse in a domino effect like it did for Larsen B.”

Orange County Register, July 12, 2017
Scientists predict parts of Southern California could face chronic flooding from rising sea levels
“This is a tool to increase awareness about low areas along coastlines that are vulnerable to increasing flooding,” said UC Irvine civil engineering professor Brett Sanders, who works on the FloodRISE project that illustrates flooding from Orange County to Baja California. But he noted there are infrastructure plans in place to mitigate some of the effects of sea water overrunning parts of Southern California’s shoreline cities.

Daily Mail, July 12, 2017
Hair speaks through ‘words’ and ‘sentences’: Reactivating lost communication could cure baldness AND unwanted growth
Lead author Maksim Plikus from the University of California in Irvine, said: ‘We showed that although different signaling “dialects” may exist between belly and back skin, for instance, all hairs can understand one another through the use of similar “words” and “sentences”. ‘If communication between non-balding and balding regions can be reactivated, hair growth signals can then start spreading across the entire head skin, preventing regional baldness.’

Business Insider, July 12, 2017
The 10 best colleges to attend if you love the beach
Finding a college that offers rigorous coursework at an affordable price which yields a competitive future earnings is hard enough. Add close proximity to the beach, and your options are limited. … 1. University of California-Irvine.

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