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  1. Dosher, Solingen Honored by National Academy of Sciences for Research AchievementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Newswise

    Irvine, Calif., Jan. 17, 2018 - Barbara Dosher and Etel Solingen, both University of California, Irvine scholars in the School of Social Sciences, have been honored by the National Academy of Sciences for major contributions to their fields. Dosher , UCI Distinguished Professor of cognitive sciences, will share the Atkinson Prize in Psychological & Cognitive Sciences with Richard Shiffrin of Indiana University.

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  2. Breaking Bad Metals with NeutronsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Newswise

    A comparison of the theoretical calculations and inelastic neutron scattering data from ARCS at the Spallation Neutron Source shows the excellent agreement between the two. The three figures represent different slices through the four-dimensional scattering volumes produced by the electronic excitations.

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  3. What's the Noise Eating Quantum Bits?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Newswise

    The DOE Science News Source is a Newswise initiative to promote research news from the Office of Science of the DOE to the public and news media. The magnetic noise caused by adsorbed oxygen molecules is "eating at" the phase stability of quantum bits, mitigating the noise is vital for future quantum computers.

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  4. Smartphone Addiction vs. The Benefits of New MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Newswise

    Mizuko Ito, professor in residence and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Chair in Digital Media and Learning, Department of Anthropology and Department of Informatics, School of Education, University of California, Irvine. A cultural anthropologist who has written a series of highly influential books on the use of technology, Ito researches the beneficial aspects of technology.

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  5. Earned Income Tax Credit Increases Women's Earnings Over Time, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | Newswise

    Irvine, Calif., Jan. 9, 2018 - The earned income tax credit may be one of the most effective pro-work, anti-poverty mechanisms the United States has instituted. Proposed expansions of it generally cite extensive research that focuses only on its short-term benefits.

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  6. Grazing Sharks: Bonnethead Sharks Eat and Digest SeagrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | Newswise

    Sharks are commonly thought of as apex predators of the sea; bloodthirsty and highly evolved for carnivory. However, new research is revealing that at least one species of shark eats seagrass and has adaptations in its digestive system to process vegetation.

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  7. New Laws Increase Access to Healthcare Delivery for Advanced Practice Registered NursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Newswise

    December 26, 2017 As 2017 comes to a close, many states have enacted laws and regulations expanding access to healthcare provided by advanced practice registered nurses , according to the 30th Annual Legislative Update in the January issue of The Nurse Practitioner , published by Wolters Kluwer . "In 2017, over 20 states reported passage of legislation positively impacting access to and delivery of healthcare nationwide," writes Susanne J. Phillips, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP, of the University of California, Irvine, in her annual report on legislative developments affecting APRN practice.

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  8. UCI Scientists Identify Hidden Genetic Variation That Helps Drive EvolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | Newswise

    Irvine, Calif., Dec. 21, 2017 - Identifying complex mutations in the structure of an organism's genome has been difficult. But in a new study published online in Nature Genetics , a research team led by J.J. Emerson, assistant professor of ecology & evolutionary biology at the Ayala School of Biological Sciences, applies new methods of genome analysis to identify these complex mutations with unprecedented resolution.

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  9. How Much People Earn Is Associated with How They Experience HappinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Newswise

    People who earn more money tend to experience more positive emotions focused on themselves, while people who earn less take greater pleasure in their relationships and ability to connect with others, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. "Higher income has many benefits, including improved health and life satisfaction, but is it associated with greater happiness?" asked lead author Paul Piff, PhD, of the University of California, Irvine.

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  10. UCI Scientists Unveil New Satellite-Based Global Drought Severity IndexRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Newswise

    New Orleans, Dec. 11, 2017 Just in time for the holidays, researchers at the University of California, Irvine and other institutions are rolling out a new satellite-based drought severity index for climate watchers worldwide. Relying on data from NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment mission, the index adds terrestrial water storage to drought assessments, augmenting commonly used tools most often based on the amount of precipitation.

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  11. Student Debt and Tax ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | Newswise

    The trend of students bearing the brunt of the rising costs of education is on the verge of becoming unbearably crushing. In recent years, student loans have been absolutely skyrocketing, as college tuition has gone up at a meteoric rate.

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  12. North Korea Expert - Historical BackgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Newswise

    David Fedman, assistant professor of history at the University of California, Irvine, can provide perspectives and context into the current situation in North Korea.

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  13. Once They Start Composting, People Find Other Ways to Be "Green"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Newswise

    When one California city started a composting program to keep food waste out of its landfill, residents began to pay more attention to other environmentally sound practices, such as taking shorter showers, according to a study led by Nicole Sintov, an assistant professor of behavior, decision making and sustainability at The Ohio State University. "In our study, one pro-environment change appeared to lead to other benefits and that could be important to know as city leaders and others consider conservation projects," said Sintov, formerly of the University of Southern California.

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  14. New UCI Study Reveals How Social Media Can Help People Lose WeightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Newswise

    Sharing the triumphs and tribulations of your weight loss journey with other members of an online virtual support community plays an important role in achieving success, according to a new study from the University of California, Irvine. Entitled "Weight Loss Through Virtual Support Communities: A Role for Identity-based Motivation in Public Commitment," the study examines the role of virtual communities and public commitment in setting and reaching weight loss goals.

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  15. Emerging Microtechnologies and Automated Systems for Rapid Bacterial...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Newswise

    An SLAS Technology review article by Yiyan Li, Xing Yang and Weian Zhao of University of California, Irvine highlights and synthesizes representative emerging micro- and nanotechnologies, as well as automated systems for bacterial identification and antibiotic susceptibility testing , including both phenotypic and molecular methods and those at the point-of-care setting. Also discussed are major remaining challenges and potential future endeavors toward improving clinical outcomes with rapid bacterial ID/AST technologies.

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  16. UCI Wins Federal Grant to Explore Link Between Family Income, Early Brain DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Newswise

    Irvine, Calif., Nov. 21, 2017 Based on a growing body of small-scale studies documenting that brain development in children from low-income households differs from brain development in children from higher-income households, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development has awarded $7.8 million to the University of California, Irvine for a five-year research project.

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  17. Ten UCI Researchers Named AAAS FellowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Newswise

    Irvine, Calif., Nov. 20, 2017 - Ten University of California, Irvine researchers in areas ranging from engineering and computer science to evolutionary biology and physical sciences have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society. A total of 396 AAAS members are being honored this year for their efforts to further science or its applications.

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  18. Comprehensive Research Review Finds Lasting Effects of Quality...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Newswise

    WASHINGTON, D.C., November 16 - Children who participate in high-quality early childhood education programs before entering kindergarten later experience fewer special education placements, decreased grade retention, and improved high school graduation rates compared with peers who do not participate,according to new research published today in Educational Researcher , a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association .

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  19. Replace or Wait? Study Says Swap All Incandescent Bulbs Now, but Hold on to CFLs, older LEDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Newswise

    LED light bulbs are getting cheaper and more energy efficient every year. So, does it make sense to replace less-efficient bulbs with the latest light-emitting diodes now, or should you wait for future improvements and even lower costs? A new study from University of Michigan researchers recommends replacing all incandescent and halogen light bulbs in your home now with compact fluorescent lamps or LEDs.

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  20. Where a Leaf Lands and Lies Influences Carbon Levels in Soil for Years to ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Newswise

    Whether carbon comes from leaves or needles affects how fast it decomposes, but where it ends up determines how long it's available. In one of the few such studies, scientists examined how dead leaves, roots, and other plant litter decay over a decade.

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