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A Mind-Controlled Exoskeleton

Richard Andersen has received a grant from the National Science Foundation's Frontier program to develop a brain-machine interface that could translate the neural intention...
forest emissions

A New View of Tropical Forest Emissions

Emissions of isoprene, a compound from plant matter that wields great influence in the atmosphere, are up to three times higher in the Amazon...
brain cells

Turning Skin Cells into Brain Cells

Microglia, critical to Alzheimer’s research, can now be produced artificially The quest for better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has a powerful new tool at...
molecular plutonium

Unexpected Oxidation State for Molecular Plutonium Discovered

New chemical form paves the way for additional transuranic revelations Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory in collaboration with the University of California – Irvine...
Greenland ice

UCI, NASA Reveal New Details of Greenland Ice Loss

Less than a year after the first research flight kicked off NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland campaign, data from the new program are providing a...

UCI Engineers Develop Powerful Millimeter-wave Signal Generator

Your doctor waves a hand-held scanner over your body and gets detailed, high-resolution images of your internal organs and tissues. Using the same device,...

UCI Researchers Map Oceanic Troughs below Ice Sheets in West Antarctica

University of California, Irvine glaciologists have uncovered large oceanic valleys beneath some of the massive glaciers flowing into the Amundsen Sea in West Antarctica....
scar-free wound healingvideo

UCI-Penn Study in Science Reveals Natural Process for Scar-free Wound Healing

Scars are often the unwanted and permanent result of wound healing, but University of California, Irvine and University of Pennsylvania researchers have discovered a...
iRain smartphone app

UCI Introduces iRain Smartphone App

Climate researchers and weather forecasters get their rain data from a network of precipitation-sensing satellites that orbit Earth. iRain, a new mobile phone app...
inflamed intestines

Proteins Secreted by Beneficial Gut Microbes Shown to Inhibit Salmonella, Invasive...

Few treatments exist for bacteria-caused intestinal inflammation that leads to diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps. But University of California, Irvine microbiologists have demonstrated a...
chronic dementia

Mars-bound Astronauts Face Chronic Dementia Risk from Galactic Cosmic Ray Exposure

Will astronauts traveling to Mars remember much of it? That’s the question concerning University of California, Irvine scientists probing a phenomenon called “space brain.” UCI’s...

Soil Will Absorb Less Atmospheric Carbon than Expected This Century, UCI-led...

By adding highly accurate radiocarbon dating of soil to standard Earth system models, environmental scientists from the University of California, Irvine and other institutions...
force of nature

UCI physicists confirm possible discovery of fifth force of nature

Light particle could be key to understanding dark matter in universe

Surveyed scientists debunk chemtrails conspiracy theory

UCI, Carnegie paper explains persistent aircraft trails, substances in soil and water

UCI Engineer Creates New Technique for Testing Nanomaterials

A University of California, Irvine engineer has invented a method for analyzing nanowires at temperatures approaching 800 degrees Fahrenheit in first-ever experiments, showing the...
plastic waste

Chemists Find New Way to Recycle Plastic Waste into Fuel

A new way of recycling millions of tons of plastic garbage into liquid fuel has been devised by researchers from the University of California,...
lung tumors

Lung tumors hijack metabolic processes in the liver, UCI study finds

Research provides first insights into how cancer rewires circadian rhythms
Greenland’s glaciers

UCI and JPL find melting of Greenland’s glaciers worse than previously...

New seafloor mapping techniques help scientists identify high-risk areas
battery technology

UCI chemists create battery technology with off-the-charts charging capacity

University of California, Irvine researchers have invented nanowire-based battery material that can be recharged hundreds of thousands of times, moving us closer to a...