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LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL MORE THAN DOUBLE IN ARCTIC AS CLIMATE WARMS
UCI-led team reports that an increase in lightning will drive both wildfires and warming above Arctic Circle.
Apr 7, 2021
Aug 24, 2020
In this conversation, a UCI Chemistry research team discussed how they are utilizing their diverse skills in a collaborative effort to curb COVID-19. Rachel Martin (Professor, Department of Chemistry…
Aug 21, 2020
Irvine, Calif., Aug. 21, 2020 – Physical evidence found in caves in Laos helps tell a story about a connection between the end of the Green Sahara – when once heavily vegetated Northern Africa became…
Aug 18, 2020
Physical Sciences team makes infrared sensor technology that could help doctors see cancer in a new light. 
Aug 14, 2020
Chemical reactions are happening all the time, and, for the most part, they happen with or without our say-so. But in the industrial realm, there’s a swath of reactions that require a special kind of…
Aug 14, 2020
A team of UC Irvine chemists have created a molecule that acts as a false key to latch onto an enzyme needed by the coronavirus to reproduce. The recently announced discovery could be an important…
Aug 12, 2020
They’re alive, they’re inside you, and there are trillions of them. But what they are, exactly, is still very much a mystery. “They” are bacteria that have no genetic relation to you, but which call…
Aug 10, 2020
From measuring atmospheric circulation, to using living cells to create artificial materials, our new faculty cover a broad spectrum.
Aug 10, 2020
UCI atmospheric chemist Manabu Shiraiwa says he has appreciated the cleaner skies over many cities during this year’s coronavirus lockdown, but he’s more concerned about air quality where people…
Aug 10, 2020
Irvine, Calif., Aug. 10, 2020 — An international group of more than 260 scientists, including physicists at the University of California, Irvine, has produced one of the most stringent tests for the…
Aug 7, 2020
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is renowned for the hunt for and discovery of the Higgs boson, but in the 10 years since the machine collided protons at an energy higher than previously achieved at a…
Aug 6, 2020
Irvine, Calif., Aug. 5, 2020 – When the coronavirus pandemic hit, almost everyone at the University of California, Irvine – and colleges across the nation – had to abandon campus. But James Nowick,…
Jul 31, 2020
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