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UCI’s Critical Theory Program Is No. 1 in U.S. News’ Graduate School Rankings

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Irvine, Calif., March 14, 2017 — The University of California, Irvine’s critical theory program is No. 1 in the U.S. News & World Report’s annual graduate school rankings, and 10 other fields of advanced study at UCI are rated in the top 25...
14-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI Newkirk Center for Science & Society Named Home for National Registry of Exonerations

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Irvine, Calif., March 14, 2017 — The University of California, Irvine Newkirk Center for Science & Society is now the institutional home for the National Registry of Exonerations, the internationally recognized repository of information and...
14-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Personal Adversity Builds Extreme Political Views

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People who experience adversity are likely to become more extreme in their existing political beliefs, according to a recent study led by Roxane Cohen Silver, professor of psychology & social behavior at the University of California, Irvine.
8-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Snake Bit? Chemists Figure Out How to Easily and Cheaply Halt Venom’s Spread

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Chemists at the University of California, Irvine have developed a way to neutralize deadly snake venom more cheaply and effectively than with traditional anti-venom – an innovation that could spare millions of people the loss of life or limbs each...
7-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Key Mutation in Melanoma That Suppresses the Immune System

University of California, Irvine researchers have identified a specific mutation that allows melanoma tumor cells to remain undetected by the immune system.
3-Mar-2017 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Concurrent Heat Waves, Air Pollution Exacerbate Negative Health Effects of Each

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Irvine, Calif., March 1, 2017 – The combination of prolonged hot spells with poor air quality greatly compounds the negative effects of each and can pose a major risk to human health, according to new research from the University of California,...
1-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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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

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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

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