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Topsy-Turvy Currents Key to Removing Nitrate From Streams, UCI-Led Study Finds

More than 500 years ago, Leonardo da Vinci sketched what he called “la turbolenza,” comparing chaotic swirls atop flowing water to curly human hair. It turns out those patterns influence myriad phenomena, from the drag on an airplane’s wings...
15-Mar-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UCI-Led Study Helps Explain Greenland Glaciers’ Varied Vulnerability to Melting

Using data from NASA missions observing Earth, researchers at the University of California, Irvine have created new maps of the bed topography beneath a score of glaciers in southeast Greenland, thereby gaining a much better understanding of why...
14-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

8 Faculty-Led Projects Funded Under UCI Confronting Extremism Initiative

From a massive open online course countering science skepticism to intimate culinary workshops fostering cultural understanding, eight faculty-led University of California, Irvine projects will take innovative approaches to some of society’s most...
13-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Global Fisheries to Be, on Average, 20 Percent Less Productive in 2300, UCI Study Finds

University of California, Irvine scientists expect the world’s fisheries to be, on average, 20 percent less productive in the year 2300, with those in the North Atlantic down nearly 60 percent and those in much of the western Pacific experiencing...
8-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

High-Resolution Brain Imaging Provides Clues About Memory Loss in Older Adults

As we get older, it’s not uncommon to experience “senior moments,” in which we forget where we parked our car or call our children by the wrong names. And we may wonder: Are these memory lapses a normal part of aging, or do they signal the...
7-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Proposition 47 Not Responsible for Recent Upticks in Crime Across California, UCI Study Says

The implementation of Proposition 47 – which reduced the prison population by charging certain drug and property offenses as misdemeanors rather than felonies – is not responsible for the recent upticks in crime throughout California, according...
7-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Tyrus Miller Is Named Dean of UCI School of Humanities

Distinguished literary scholar and author Tyrus Miller will join the University of California, Irvine as dean of the School of Humanities, effective July 1, 2018. He currently serves as vice provost and dean of graduate studies at UC Santa Cruz.
5-Mar-2018 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI-Led Study Links Racial Discrimination to Greater Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Racial discrimination can have serious health consequences. A new study led by the University of California, Irvine has found that more self-reported incidents among black and Latino adults corresponded to higher blood pressure levels, putting these...
27-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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