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U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, Top Democrat on House Intelligence Committee, to Discuss Russian Threat to Democracy

UCI’s School of Law hosts U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), the ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, who will address Russia’s threat to liberal democracies around the world. Afterward, Erwin Chemerinsky, UCI...
25-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI Meets U.S. Department of Education Eligibility as a Hispanic-Serving Institution

The U.S. Department of Education has named the University of California, Irvine a Hispanic-serving institution for 2017-18, meaning that fully one-quarter of undergraduates identify as Latino and that half of all students receive financial aid.
22-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI Scientists Find Evolution in Butterfly Eye Dependent on Sex

By analyzing both the genes that control color detecting photoreceptors and the structural components of the eye itself, University of California, Irvine evolutionary biologists have discovered male and female butterflies of one particular species...
18-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Basis of ‘Leaky’ Brain Blood Vessels in Huntington’s Disease Identified

By using induced pluripotent stem cells to create endothelial cells that line blood vessels in the brain for the first time for a neurodegenerative disease, University of California, Irvine neurobiologists and colleagues have learned why...
16-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Links Cellphone Proliferation, More Frequent Calls to Mom by Adult Children

Making that Mother’s Day phone call isn’t as big a deal as it used to be. According to a study from the University of California, Irvine, adult children are in touch with their moms more frequently than were earlier generations, thanks to the...
10-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI Establishes Malaria Initiative to Fight Deadly Disease in Africa

University of California, Irvine vector biologist Anthony James will lead a multimillion-dollar effort to cultivate new strains of mosquitoes to fight malaria in Africa.
8-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI's James Randerson Is Elected to National Academy of Sciences

James Randerson, whose studies on the relationships among humans, the ecosystem and the environment have advanced our understanding of the effects of climate change, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences.
3-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Older, Denser Neighborhoods Offer Better Access to Everyday Destinations, UCI Study Finds

Residents of older, denser, lower-income neighborhoods and smaller, multifamily homes in Southern California can more easily access commonly frequented sites such as grocery stores, restaurants, clothing stores and gas stations, according to a...
3-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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