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Qing Nie, professor of mathematics and biomedical engineering, and Thomas Schilling, professor of developmental and cell biology, earned two grants...
Judging from his cluttered laboratory, you'd expect UCI physics professor Roger McWilliams to be an absent-minded tinkerer. A frizzy-haired brainiac...
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The UC Irvine Cal Teach program has been awarded $3.5 million in endowment and grant funding to continue supporting math and science teacher...
UC Irvine ranked first among U.S. universities under 50 years old – and fifth worldwide – in a report released today by Times Higher Education. It’s...
A dim, lightweight galaxy on the outskirts of the Milky Way may be the smallest in the known universe, astronomers say.
UC Irvine scientists’ new breakthrough research to diagnose prostate cancer is on its way to clinical trials in humans. If all goes as planned, the...
In times of tight budgets, it’s natural for state legislators and taxpayers to ask why they should support expensive scientific research at a public...
Early Antarctic explorers used all sorts of colorful words for icebergs — “growlers,” “bergy bits” — as well as the geological term “calved” for when...
Just as rich nations have passed the responsibility for carbon dioxide emissions to the developing nations, so the rich provinces of China have...
Earth's climate is changing, and so is its hydrologic cycle. Recent decades have witnessed rising rates of global precipitation, evaporation, and...
In the past two decades, we’ve seen dramatic images of ice shelves and the floating tongues of glaciers crumble into the ocean.
It's called calving, and it occurs when enormous chunks of ice burst free from glaciers or floating ice shelves and drop into the sea with an...