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2012-07-31 10:54:46

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.

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

As technology pervades our daily life more and more, the study of how we interact with it will become increasingly valuable.

2012-06-07 08:54:34

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.

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

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™.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.