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9 hrs ago | WSOCTV

Losing sleep leaves you vulnerable to 'false memories'

Sleep deprivation isn't good for any part of your body, but a new study says it can take a devastating toll on your memory - finding loss of sleep can leave people with false or inaccurate memories.

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Related Topix: Michigan State University, Irvine, CA

10 hrs ago | The China Post

'Shocking' underground water loss from drought in US: study

A major drought across the western United States has sapped underground water resources, posing a greater threat to the water supply than previously understood, scientists said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Irvine, CA, Science / Technology, NASA

15 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

Western Drought: Underground Water Loss Greater Threat To Water Supply Than Previously Realized

A new study has found that more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources., which means the extent of groundwater loss may pose a greater threat to the water supply of the western United States than previously thought.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Irvine, CA

21 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Lack of sleep 'increases risk of false memories'

Past research has claimed lack of sleep can cause memory loss. Now, in what is deemed a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from the University of California-Irvine and Michigan State University suggest sleep deprivation could increase susceptibility to false memories.

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Related Topix: Michigan State University, Irvine, CA, Psychology, Science, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Breitbart.com

Save Our American Dream: Fight Reverse Discrimination in College Admissions

I am a proud naturalized American citizen. When I immigrated at 14, I learned that if I worked hard and did my best, this country would give me the opportunity to make my dreams come true.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, Irvine, CA, UC Berkeley

Medical News Today

Function lost in spinal cord injury restored by gene inhibitor, salmon fibrin

A therapy combining salmon fibrin injections into the spinal cord and injections of a gene inhibitor into the brain restored voluntary motor function impaired by spinal cord injury, scientists at UC Irvine's Reeve-Irvine Research Center have found.

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Daily Mail

Nasa warns of 'shocking' water losses in Colorado River basin

'We just want the truth': Father of Abigail Hernandez's boyfriend demands answers over where teenager was for nine months and reveals the moment she could have been spared her ordeal Israel rejects ceasefire: Gaza death toll passes 840 as Palestinians launch 'Day of Rage' that leads to fierce gun battles on streets of Jerusalem and the West Bank ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Natural Disasters, Flood, New York, Weather, Drought

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Obama's new approach: Keep 'hope and change' alive

President Obama ascended to - and stayed in - the Oval Office by campaigning on the lofty ideals of hope and change, urging Americans to reject pessimism and look toward a more promising future.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Immigration Reform, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Los Angeles Times

UC Irvine police investigate report of rape on campus

The attack happened in the Mesa parking structure near the Bren Events Center at 11:30 p.m., according to the UCI Police Department.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Satellite data show big groundwater loss in Colorado River Basin

But a new study suggests the greatest water losses have gone sight unseen. Using satellite data to track overall freshwater losses in the Colorado River Basin from late 2004 to November 2013, researchers estimate that more than 75 percent of the decline was groundwater.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Irvine, CA, La Canada Flintridge, CA

Rehab Management

Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation recently welcomed board certified physiatrists from the Rehabilitation Associates Medical Group to the Casa Colina healthcare team at its 20-acre hospital and rehabilitation campus in Pomona, Calif.

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Related Topix: Pomona, CA, Medicine, Irvine, CA, Albany Medical College, New York University

EurekAlert!

ASA launches national Perioperative Surgical Home learning collaborative

The American Society of Anesthesiologists today announced the launch of its ASA Perioperative Surgical Home Learning Collaborative, a national initiative designed to improve the patient experience before, during and after surgery.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Anesthesiology, Mount Kisco, NY

Medical Daily

How Sleep Deprivation Could Lead To False Memories: Would You Make A Good Eyewitness?

You probably know what it feels like the morning after a night of bad sleep: you're moving slower than usual and your mind just doesn't want to get down to business.

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GretaWire

Who did President Obama have lunch with in LA? and where? click to find out

Prior to his remarks at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, the President is meeting for lunch at Canter's Deli - a family-owned LA landmark since 1931 - with four Americans who took the time to write him letters.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

NASA: The West is sucking the ground dry

When it doesn't fall from the sky, we get it from the ground, and new satellite data from NASA show the West has been sucking underground water resources dry a compounding problems for the already threatened Ogallala Aquifer, which underlies parts of eight U.S. states, or 175,000 square miles.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Irvine, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Reuters

Groundwater levels drop in Southwestern U.S. in ongoing drought

Underground stores of water in the southwestern United States have receded dramatically amid ongoing drought that has parched states from Oklahoma to the Pacific Coast and is costing California billions in lost crops and jobs, a new study shows.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Irvine, CA

Science

Western U.S. states using up ground water at an alarming rate

For the past 14 years, drought has afflicted the Colorado River Basin, and one of the most visible signs has been the white bathtub rings around the red rocks of Lake Mead and Lake Powell, the two biggest dammed lakes on the river.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Irvine, CA, Science / Technology, NASA

Rehab Management

Blending Salmon Fibrin and Gene Inhibitor Restores Function in SCI Rodent Model, Study Says

UCI Reeve-Irvine researchers report that a therapy blend of salmon fibrin injections into the spinal cord and injections of a gene inhibitor into the brain, restored voluntary motor function impaired by spinal cord injury during a study on rodents.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA

ABC News

Satellites Show Major Southwest Groundwater Loss

A new study based on NASA satellite measurements reveals what researchers called a shocking loss of groundwater in the Southwest's largest river basin.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Irvine, CA

Daily Kos

Shocking drought data from NASA

A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Irvine, CA

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