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2013-07-29 10:55:36

UC Irvine team measures how to best prevent bullet deaths Aiming to quell heated national debate about gun control with factual answers, two UC Irvine mathematicians have designed parameters to measure how to best prevent both one-on-one killings and mass shootings in the United States. Their paper appears Friday in the journal PLOS ONE. "It's time to bring a scientific framework to this problem," said lead author Dominik Wodarz, a mathematical biologist who works on disease and...

2013-05-30 12:12:30

UCI-led study finds two-year difference in educational attainment of next generation Mexican American mothers´ formal immigration status influences the educational achievement of their children and even their grandchildren, according to a new study led by a UC Irvine sociologist. Researchers found — based on a large“scale survey of young, second“generation Mexican American adults in Los Angeles — that those whose mothers were authorized...

2013-05-15 23:21:08

The new UC Irvine Health site is powered by the MedTouch Healthcare Accelerator Framework for Sitecore and incorporates more than one thousand pages of content. It features an improved information architecture, a responsive design, and it reflects UC Irvine Health´s updated brand identity. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 MedTouch, the leading provider of online strategy for healthcare organizations and UC Irvine Health, the academic medical center serving Orange County, California...

Study Finds Southern California Sagebrush Better Suited To Climate Change
2013-04-01 15:19:51

University of California, Irvine Results will aid land management, policy decisions for coastal sage scrub restoration California sagebrush in the southern part of the state will adjust better to climate change than sagebrush populations in the north, according to UC Irvine researchers in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology affiliated with the Center for Environmental Biology. The results of their study, which appears online in Global Change Biology, will assist land...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.