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2014-03-04 14:02:17

The surface of the sea takes up nitrogen oxides that build up in polluted air at night, new measurements on the coast of southern California have shown. The ocean removes about 15 percent of these chemicals overnight along the coast, a team of atmospheric chemists reports in the early online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences the week of March 3. Nitrogen oxides, formed by the burning of fossil fuels, generate photochemical smog. Atmospheric chemists would like...

2014-03-03 15:23:11

UC San Diego scientists explain how and when T cells become effector or memory lymphocytes Using technologies and computational modeling that trace the destiny of single cells, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine describe for the first time the earliest stages of fate determination among white blood cells called T lymphocytes, providing new insights that may help drug developers create more effective, longer-lasting vaccines against microbial pathogens...

2014-02-25 08:31:10

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc. (NeuroSigma), a California-based life sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) System for the treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, announced the appointment of David Hayes, Esq. as Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining NeuroSigma, Mr. Hayes was a partner at Hayes and Boone, LLP, since...

2014-02-24 23:28:22

Kelsey Stowe, a college freshman who recently learned how to ride a bike, is excited to build Spinlister brand awareness and "make a positive impact on the UCSB campus." Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Spinlister, the peer-to-peer bicycle, ski, and snowboard rental platform, announced today that they have hired Kelsey Stowe as their Student Brand Manager at University of California, Santa Barbara. Stowe, a freshman who only recently learned how to ride a bike, is...

2014-02-24 12:31:40

Los Alamos Nominates CNSI for Department of Energy Small Business of the Year Award GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNSI today announced it has been selected by Los Alamos National Security LLC (LANS) to continue its work providing telecommunications support and related services at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). LANS has managed operations at the Laboratory since 2006 and CNSI was selected in 2008 to support telecommunications at the Laboratory. As part of...

2014-02-20 08:32:32

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cultivated mammalian cells, known as "mammalian fermentation," have become the dominant system for the production of recombinant proteins for clinical applications. To bring these products to market involves significant effort and continuous advances in process development. These efforts aim to increase the level of product understanding and identify those key quality attributes that help in reproducing product batches. (Photo:...

2014-02-19 12:32:25

Curriculum Focuses on Knowledge Needed to Navigate Important Software Utilized in Legal Technological Environment IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University of California, Irvine Extension launches two new four-week online courses which focus on the foundational and practical knowledge needed for navigating critical software in legal technology. Technology skills are vitally important to job readiness as they are highly valued by employers. Courses are designed for...

2014-02-17 23:24:10

A study conducted with UCR Baseball Team demonstrates that Carrot Neurotechnology Inc.'s interactive vision training game ULTIMEYES® produces improved vision and quantifiable real world benefits. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Carrot Neurotechnology, Inc. today announced that the peer-reviewed journal Current Biology published the results of a study entitled “Improved vision and on-field performance in baseball through perceptual learning,” in the February 17th...

Maps Reveal Expected Redistribution Of Global Species Due To Climate Change
2014-02-11 17:06:51

University of California, Santa Barbara An international team of scientists tracks how fast and in which direction local climates — and species — have shifted As climate change unfolds over the next century, plants and animals will need to adapt or shift locations to follow their ideal climate. A new study provides an innovative global map of where species are likely to succeed or fail in keeping up with a changing climate. The findings appear in the science journal Nature. As...

2014-02-10 23:04:10

The UC Irvine Health Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care is now offering an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) fellowship program in Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine (ACCM). This 12-month fellowship is designed to fulfill the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) requirements for the critical care board eligibility, as well as be tailored to the specialties of the individual fellows. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 The UC Irvine...