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1 hr ago | The Hill

FCC gets new tech chief

University of California, Irvine, Professor Scott Jordan is replacing Henning Schulzrinne as the top tech advisor at the FCC, Chairman Tom Wheeler announced on Tuesday.


5 hrs ago | Business Journal

A cleaner cloud: Microsoft research could change how we power the cloud

Microsoft is researching ways to put fuel cells into server racks with the University of California Irvine.


Related Topix: Irvine, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Wave

Competing interests await UCI's top dog

UC System President Janet Napolitano plans to nominate a new UC Irvine chancellor at the Board of Regents' mid-September meeting.


The Times of India

Modern airships brace for space odyssey

Airships are dusty relics of aviation history. Lighter-than-air vehicles conjure images of the Hindenburg, in its glory and destruction, and the Goodyear Blimp, a floating billboard that barely resembles its powerful predecessors.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Science Daily

Existing power plants will spew 300 billion more tons of carbon dioxide during use

Existing power plants around the world will pump out more than 300 billion tons of carbon dioxide over their expected lifetimes, significantly adding to atmospheric levels of the climate-warming gas, according to scientists.


Related Topix: Irvine, CA

National Geographic

Tons of Emissions from Power Plants Are Already Locked In, Study Says

Power plants like this coal-fired facility in England are already committing the globe to future carbon emissions that haven't previously been accounted for in climate models, say the authors of a new study.


Related Topix: Global Warming, Irvine, CA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Reason Magazine

What Millennials Think About Politics

Armed with data from the recent Reason-Rupe poll on the same subject, Reason TV explored these questions on the campus of University of California, Irvine by asking students in the 18-29 age group to talk about their political philosophies, their attitudes towards Democrats and Republicans, their reactions to the word socialism , and their ... (more)


Related Topix: Irvine, CA, US Politics, US News


Charts: Kids Are Paying the Price for America's Prison Binge

As students return to the classroom this fall, one large group of children will be more likely than their peers to suffer learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, behavioral problems, chronic school absence, and a host of other health concerns.


Related Topix: Prison, Family, Kids, Irvine, CA

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Herniated Disc - Epidural Cortisone Injections

Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame.


Related Topix: University of Notre Dame, Saint Louis University, Medicine, Rheumatology, Irvine, CA, University of Virginia

Times Herald

Study: Parental incarceration may be worse than divorce

Prison isn't just bad for the emotional and physical health of inmates. It's bad for their children, a University of California-Irvine study says.


Related Topix: Prison, Irvine, CA, Family, Kids

Bangor Daily News

Financial scams aimed at seniors are a growing problem

Sally Hurme figured that if anyone knew about financial scams targeted at older Americans, it would be her family and friends.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Irvine, CA, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

New York Daily News

Man with 100-pound scrotum prepares for surgery

There's a happy update to the story of Dan Maurer, the man with the 100-pound scrotum: He's getting surgery to remove the mass on his groin this Thursday.


Sun Aug 24, 2014

New Canaan News-Review


Researchers from NASA and the University of California Irvine studying ice in an area of west Antarctica called the Amundsen Sea Embayment report a "continuous and rapid retreat" of glaciers there.


Related Topix: Irvine, CA, Global Warming

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

U.S. court to hear cases on voting curbs as Arizona prepares for primary polls

A decades-old effort by Congress to make voter registration simple and uniform across the country has run up against a new era's anti-immigration politics.


Related Topix: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Wave

Former CSUF, UCI childcare worker arrested on child molestation charges in L.A. County

A former worker at childcare centers at Cal State Fullerton and UC Irvine was recently arrested on child molestation charges in Los Angeles County.


Related Topix: Cal State Fullerton, Irvine, CA, Los Angeles County, CA


America's mass incarceration problem is making kids sick

The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world, with more than 2 million people behind bars.


Related Topix: Prison, Family, Kids, Irvine, CA

In China, a deliberate amnesia about '89 crackdown

Remember June 4, Shi Shusi asked the 1.5 million readers of his popular microblog last year.


Related Topix: Religion, Falun Gong, Blog News, Irvine, CA


E-Research and Digital Scholarship Services Librarian at University of California, Irvine

The E-Research and Digital Scholarship Services Unit is being formed within the Collection Development Department to capitalize on digital services offered locally and throughout the UC system to assist in the research, publication, and teaching missions of the University.


Related Topix: Libraries, Irvine, CA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Dana Point News

Dana Point resident honored by Alzheimer's Association

Post-graduate: Anthony J. Carlos , Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at UC Irvine, will receive registration and airfare to the Alzheimer's Association's International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease in Copenhagen, Denmark, and $1,500 toward travel expenses.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Dana Point, CA, World News, Denmark, Education Etc.

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Cate Graduate Brian Benedict Faces Life in Prison After Being Convicted of Killing Ex-Wife

A former UC Irvine graduate student faces life in prison after being convicted of murdering his ex-wife outside of his campus apartment in what authorities said stemmed from a dispute over child-support payments.


Related Topix: Brea, CA, Irvine, CA, Carpinteria, CA