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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™.

Ocean Temps Can Predict Amazon Fire Season Severity
2011-11-12 05:28:06

By analyzing nearly a decade of satellite data, a team of scientists has created a model that can successfully predict the severity and geographic distribution of fires in the Amazon rain forest and the rest of South America months in advance.


Word of the Day
coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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