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2013-2014 marks the 11th year of the Physical Sciences Undergraduate Mentoring (PSUM) program. This year, 88 students were paired with alumni and...
President Barack Obama’s commencement speech at UCI last month was brimming with accolades for the impact of the research from the School of Physical...
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Vy Dong is a professor at the University of California at Irvine, US. Her group investigates better tools for organic synthesis, including new...
The view would be breathtaking from a planet in the dwarf galaxy, Segue 2, says UC Irvine researcher Evan Kirby. “You’d be looking down onto the...
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...