Chemists discover ozone-boosting reaction

Barbara Finlayson-Pitts and colleagues found new chemistry that leads to increased ozone formation. AirUCI is an Environmental Molecular Sciences Institute funded by the National Science Foundation. It's a recipe for choking smog.

Imaging the inner workings of single molecules

Chemist V. Ara Apkarian and colleagues will attempt to be the first ever to record time-lapse images of single molecules. His team was awarded $20 million from the National Science Foundation toward this goal. With $20 million over five years from the National Science Foundation, UC Irvine scientists hope to become the first ever to make real-time videos of single molecules in action - a feat that has proved elusive because size and time scales are so small

Physics Begins at the Large Hadron Collider

The Large Hadron Collider has launched a new era for particle physics. Tuesday, March 30 at 1:06 p.m. Central European Summer Time (CEST) at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland the first particles collided at the record energy of seven trillion electron volts (TeV). These collisions mark the start of a decades-long LHC research program, and the beginning of the search for discoveries by thousands of scientists around the world

A Glass Half Empty

UCI hydrologist Jay Famiglietti calls much-needed attention to the dwindling groundwater supply in California and beyond. In this Q&A, he discusses new satellite technology that could help keep the wells from running dry.

Creating a buzz

UC Irvine researchers have developed the first "plastic antibodies" successfully employed in live organisms - stopping the spread of bee venom through the bloodstream of mice.

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Earth System Science

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Mathematics

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In the News

Scientists in California are hoping to use your smart phone to solve a cosmic mystery. They're developing an app to turn your phone into a cosmic ray...
Irvine, Calif., March 24, 2015 – UC Irvine is set to embark on one of its boldest experiments yet: a brand-new research and education initiative...

Loh Down on Science

Sandra Tsing Loh shares The Loh Down on the Chemiscope, the cutting edge tool to observe molecules in action. UCI researchers from the Center for Chemistry at the Space-Time Limit (CaSTL) are at the forefront of revolutionizing chemistry.  Check out the 90 second, witty, radio segment below! 

Chemiscope

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