UCI News

Money, Oct. 14, 2019
This Is the Best College in Every State
California – #1 University of California-Irvine. … The first public university to top MONEY’s annual rankings, UC-Irvine is a young school—it was founded in 1965— that has made a name for itself as a respected research institution with a diverse population of students. MONEY estimates UCI’s graduation rate is about 30% higher than colleges that serve similar students. Full profile.

Fox News, Oct. 14, 2019
Glioblastoma patient’s tumor no longer measurable thanks to promising clinical trial
In their search for help, the Johnsons connected with UCI Health neuro-oncologist Dr. Daniela Bota, who is currently leading a clinical trial for 700 newly diagnosed glioblastoma patients. Bota enrolled [Amanda] Johnson in one of the very last available spots in the trial …. For nearly two years, Johnson has received the infusions three times a month, and at this point, her tumor is so small that it is no longer measurable.

CNN, Oct. 15, 2019
Monday was supposed to be a big day for Facebook’s Libra. Instead, it lost another partner
“There is a history of banks and payments companies being responsible for the wrongdoing of their cohort,” said Mehrsa Baradaran, a banking law professor at the University of California, Irvine. “If the person they’re working with isn’t a trustworthy partner, that may not be worth it for them.”

AZoNano, Oct. 15, 2019
Visualizing Electric Charge Density of Materials at Sub-Angstrom Resolution
This method is an advancement in electron microscopy—from detecting atoms to imaging electrons—that could help us engineer new materials with desired properties and functionalities for devices used in data storage, energy conversion and quantum computing,” stated team leader Xiaoqing Pan, UCI’s Henry Samueli Endowed Chair in Engineering and a professor of both Materials Science & Engineering and Physics & Astronomy.

How Stuff Works, Oct. 14, 2019
The Super-cute Axolotl Is Also a Ruthless Carnivore
“Of the animals that are closest to us — the vertebrates — salamanders are the only ones that can regenerate in this way, and can heal without scars,” says David Gardiner, a professor in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. “Other salamanders can regenerate, but axolotls do it best.”

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