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2012-07-31 10:54:46

UCI study finds structural variations among those who recall their lives perfectly UC Irvine scientists have discovered intriguing differences in the brains and mental processes of an extraordinary group of people who can effortlessly recall every moment of their lives since about age 10. The phenomenon of highly superior autobiographical memory — first documented in 2006 by UCI neurobiologist James McGaugh and colleagues in a woman identified as "AJ" — has been profiled on...

Intel Funds Social Computing Research Center At UC Irvine
2012-06-28 08:41:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As technology pervades our daily life more and more, the study of how we interact with it will become increasingly valuable. A new $12.5-million collaboration between the University of California, Irvine and Intel will be focused on this burgeoning relationship between man and machine, the chipmaker announced Tuesday. The UC Irvine´s Intel Science Technology Center (ISTC) is the company´s seventh such endeavor and will...

2012-06-07 08:54:34

UCI prepares first regional progress report on socioeconomic, quality-of-life trends Orange County has powered Southern California´s economic engine for the past two decades with the greatest job growth, highest median home values and lowest unemployment rates in the region, according to a report to be released next week by UC Irvine. The hub of employment in Orange County is unquestionably the Irvine cluster (including Irvine, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, San Joaquin...

Researchers Develop World's Lightest Material
2011-11-18 04:47:43

UCI mechanical and aerospace engineer plays key role A team of researchers from UC Irvine, HRL Laboratories and the California Institute of Technology have developed the world´s lightest material — with a density of 0.9 mg/cc — about one hundred times lighter than Styrofoam. Their findings appear in the Nov. 18 issue of Science. The new material redefines the limits of lightweight materials because of its unique “micro-lattice” cellular architecture. The...


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