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2014-06-05 12:26:14

IRVINE, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the recent collaboration with the University of California, Irvine Extension (UCI) to endorse and represent the University's Digital Marketing and Social Media Certificates, the Digital Marketing Association (DMA) is excited to announce the Certified Digital Marketer (CDM) Program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140219/LA67532LOGO The initiative focuses on ensuring that digital marketers entering the industry have the...

2014-06-03 23:05:20

Researchers find that lawmakers rely on flawed racial assumptions to further abortion restrictions. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The International Human Rights Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School, the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF), and Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health at the University of California, San Francisco, released a groundbreaking report on sex-selective abortion laws and policies in the United States today. Legislation...

Betrayal Of The Aphids
2014-06-03 14:58:11

By Iqbal Pittalwala, University of California - Riverside Aphids are devastating insect pests and cause great losses to agriculture worldwide. These sap-feeding plant pests harbor in their body cavity bacteria, which are essential for the aphids' fecundity and survival. Buchnera, the bacterium, benefits also because it cannot grow outside the aphid. This mutually beneficial relationship is sabotaged, however, by the bacterium which proceeds to betray the aphid, a research team led by...

2014-06-03 08:31:20

LOS ANGELES, June 03, 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, today announced that Ian A. Cook, M.D., has joined NeuroSigma on June 1, 2014 as Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President. Dr. Cook is a physician and bioengineer who has been an innovator in medical therapeutics and...

2014-05-20 16:29:28

Updated nonpartisan website guides voters this primary season SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two weeks from today California voters will cast ballots that will impact housing for veterans and public access to government meetings and records. They'll also choose the top two candidates for a handful of offices including governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and others. The newly updated nonpartisan California Choices (www.californiachoices.org), a...

Mega-development Project In Mexico Is A Biodiversity Hotspot
2014-05-20 03:05:28

By Iqbal Pittalwala, University of California - Riverside UC Riverside ecologists present expedition findings to Mexican officials Cabo Pulmo is a close-knit community in Baja California Sur, Mexico, and the best preserved coral reef in the Gulf of California. But now the lands adjacent to the reef are under threat from a mega-development project, “Cabo Dorado,” should construction go ahead. Scientists at the University of California, Riverside have published a report on the...

greenland ice sheet sea level rise
2014-05-19 05:14:22

University of California - Irvine Major UCI-NASA work reveals long, deep valleys connecting ice cap to the ocean Greenland's icy reaches are far more vulnerable to warm ocean waters from climate change than had been thought, according to new research by UC Irvine and NASA glaciologists. The work, published May 18 in Nature Geoscience, shows previously uncharted deep valleys stretching for dozens of miles under the Greenland Ice Sheet. The bedrock canyons sit well below sea level,...

2014-05-14 16:25:33

Student Films Recognized for Communicating Mental Health Awareness SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve films created by California high school and University of California (UC) students were announced as statewide winners in the second annual Directing Change Video Contest during a ceremony held yesterday afternoon as part of Mental Health Matters Day. The student video contest, sponsored by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), empowers young people...

2014-05-13 16:23:42

VANCOUVER, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP)(TSX: BLD) announced that it has signed an agreement with CALSTART, a member-supported organization dedicated to clean transportation alternatives, to deploy a fuel cell hybrid bus in 2015 at the University of California campus in Irvine, together with partners BAE Systems, ElDorado National and the University of California, Irvine. Ballard will supply the Company's sixth generation FCvelocity(®)-HD6...

2014-05-12 12:35:46

Online Modules Offer Incoming College Students Exposure to University Level STEM Courses IRVINE, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading research institution, the University of California, Irvine is committed to providing incoming freshmen and high schools students with a affordable, convenient and effective way to gain knowledge in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects that are essential for college success. The STEM University Preparation...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.