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Over Time, Nuisance Flooding Can Cost More Than Extreme, Infrequent Events


Irvine, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 – Global climate change is being felt in many coastal communities of the United States, not always in the form of big weather disasters but as a steady drip, drip, drip of nuisance flooding.According to researchers at...
21-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI Co-Launches Research Hub on Impact of New Technologies on Credit Unions


Irvine, Calif., Feb. 15, 2017 — The Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion at the University of California, Irvine and the Filene Research Institute – a credit union and consumer finance think tank in Wisconsin – have launched a...
15-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Canadian Glaciers Now Major Contributor to Sea Level Change, UCI Study Shows


Ice loss from Canada’s Arctic glaciers has transformed them into a major contributor to sea level change, new research by University of California, Irvine glaciologists has found. From 2005 to 2015, surface melt off ice caps and glaciers of the...
14-Feb-2017 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI Researchers Forecast Lower 2017 Violent and Property Crime Rates in Much of SoCal

Irvine, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017 – Researchers at the University of California, Irvine project double-digit reductions in both violent and property crimes across much of Southern California for 2017. Violent crime is estimated to drop by 21 percent...
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UCI, NASA Reveal New Details of Greenland Ice Loss

Irvine, Calif., Feb. 9, 2017 – Less than a year after the first research flight kicked off NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland campaign, data from the new program are providing a dramatic increase in knowledge of how Greenland’s ice sheet is...
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Scenes From Scary Movies Help Researchers Identify Key Brain Circuits for Processing Fear

Researchers have identified a key neural pathway in humans that explains how the brain processes feelings of fear and anxiety, a finding that could help scientists unlock new ways to treat mental health disorders. Scary movies play supporting role.
7-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UCI Engineers Develop Powerful Millimeter-Wave Signal Generator


Irvine, Calif., Feb. 7, 2017 – Your doctor waves a hand-held scanner over your body and gets detailed, high-resolution images of your internal organs and tissues. Using the same device, the physician then sends gigabytes of data instantly to a...
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UCI Named as Partner in New Clean Manufacturing Institute


Irvine, Calif., Feb. 6, 2017 – The University of California, Irvine, in collaboration with the Rochester Institute of Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability, has launched the Reducing Embodied-Energy & Decreasing Emissions Institute...
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