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Swine flu pandemic of 2009 more deadly for younger adults
Deaths from flu pandemics tend to skew younger than those from seasonal flu because of "antigenic recycling," or the fact that some parts of flu viruses have already made the rounds.
Wed May 22, 2013
Fragile mega-galaxy is missing link in history of cosmos
Capturing the creation of this type of large, short-lived star body is extremely rare -- the equivalent of discovering a missing link between winged dinosaurs and early birds, said the scientists, who relied on the once-powerful Herschel space telescope and observatories around the world.
Detecting Prostate Cancer In Urine
University of California, Irvine researchers recently wrote in the Journal of the American Chemical Society that they have found a safe and inexpensive way to identify clinically usable markers for prostate cancer in urine.
The secrets of galaxy evolution
A rare encounter between two gas-rich galaxies spotted by ESA's Herschel space observatory indicates a solution to an outstanding problem: how did massive, passive galaxies form in the early Universe? Most large galaxies fall into one of two major categories: spirals like our own Milky Way that are full of gas and actively forming stars, or ... (more)
Rare View of Ancient Galaxy Crash Revealed
Two star-forming galaxies in the process of colliding 11 billion light-years away, as seen by a variety of telescopes.
HR Notices From May 21
Wayne State Names Joan C. Dunbar Associate VP Of Tech Commercialization: Hilary Ratner, vice president for research at Wayne State University, announced the appointment of Joan C. Dunbar as associate vice president of technology commercialization in the division of research.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Dan Wallters: California State Bar bill hits competition
Thousands of law school graduates cannot find jobs as law firms cut back, as government agencies are squeezed, as corporations trim legal expenses and as technology handles rote legal work.
Tue May 21, 2013
Enrichment therapy effective among children with autism, UCI study finds
Children with autism showed significant improvement after six months of simple sensory exercises at home using everyday items such as scents, spoons and sponges, according to UC Irvine neurobiologists.
A Place for Lawyers to Learn Executive Skills
Ashish Nanda had been teaching at Harvard Business School for 13 years when then-Harvard Law School dean Elena Kagan approached him in 2007 with an unusual idea.
San Marino Tribune
Memorial Service for Tim K. Siu Set for Tuesday, May 21
Tim Siu was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on October 3, 1926. He was one of six children born to Mr.
Timing of cancer radiation therapy may minimize hair loss
Discovering that mouse hair has a circadian clock - a 24-hour cycle of growth followed by restorative repair - researchers suspect that hair loss in humans from toxic cancer radiotherapy and chemotherapy might be minimized if these treatments are given late in the day.
Mon May 20, 2013
UC hospital workers to strike over higher pay and increased staffing
Thousands of health care workers at five UC health centers including UCLA and UC Irvine are threatening a walkout that could affect thousands of patients.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
UC asks court to stem scope of hospital-worker strike
University of California officials have gone to court to stem the extent of a two-day strike set to begin Tuesday for thousands of patient-care technicians at UC Davis Medical Center and four other large University of California hospitals.
Democrats strike back at GOP voting measures
In a bitter fight, Colorado Democrats recently muscled through the Statehouse a massive elections reform bill that allows voters to register up until Election Day and still cast their ballots.
The Kansas City Star
First Kauffman Scholars prepare to graduate
The feared tornadoes didn’t come Sunday evening. But the heavy winds, which split trees and downed power lines on both sides of the state line, sure did.
Sun May 19, 2013
NBC Los Angeles
Studies Links Smartphones to Lower Test Scores
Researchers at University of California, Irvine and Carnegie Mellon University have found that people taking cognitive tests with access to smartphones and other gadgets scored 20 percent lower than those without.
Sat May 18, 2013
Health News Digest
New Research Suggests Possible Direction For Treatment of Autism
In the first successful experiment with humans using a treatment known as sensory-motor or environmental enrichment, researchers documented marked improvement in young autistic boys when compared to boys treated with traditional behavioral therapies, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
Fri May 17, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
The Buzz: Lawmakers don't make the grade with UC students
Not a single member of the California Legislature earned an A from the tough graders at the University of California Student Association, who released their first-ever legislative report card at Wednesday's regents meeting.
Thu May 16, 2013
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Roger P. Taylor named new superintendent of Walnut Valley Unified School District
In December, the school board declared a "negative certification" for the district budget, meaning it may not be able to meet expenses next year.
Dissecting the 'Arrested Development' Season 4 Trailer: What Did We Learn?
When we last left our antiheroes on Arrested Development , Michael and his son were trading Newport Beach for Cabo San Lucas, Lucille had been caught for all her Bluth Company crimes, and Maeby was pitching the Bluth family story to Hollywood execs.