Press Release Archive: 2012

December 19, 2012 | UC Irvine study of leaping toads reveals muscle-protecting mechanism
Nervous system modulates motor control according to anticipated intensity of landing Irvine, Calif., Dec. 19, 2012 — Most people are impressed by how a toad jumps. UC Read More

December 19, 2012 | State board awards $2.833 million for desert research center improvements
UC Irvine-run facility in Anza-Borrego state park supports field work Irvine, Calif., Dec. 19, 2012 — The California Wildlife Conservation Board has awarded $2.833 million in Proposition Read More

December 7, 2012 | Biological Sciences professor Bruce Blumberg authors paper on a new tool to design safer chemicals and processes
Dec. 7, 2012 PRESS RELEASE Irvine, Calif. December 7, 2012 - A groundbreaking new paper co-authored by UCI Professor Bruce Blumberg outlines a safety testing system that Read More

November 29, 2012 | 13 UCI colleagues named American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows
Nov. 29, 2012 Press Release 8 of 13 recognized have primary appointments in Biological Sciences Irvine, Calif., Nov. 29, 2012 — Twelve UC Irvine researchers and one administrator have Read More

November 13, 2012 | New type of bacterial protection found within cells
Nov. 13, 2012 Press Release UCI study reveals novel immune system response to infections Irvine, Calif., November 13, 2012 —UC Irvine biologists have discovered that fats within cells store Read More

November 7, 2012 | New cell type developed for possible treatment of Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases
Nov. 7, 2012 Press Release UCI discovery accelerates efforts at Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center Irvine, Calif., November 07, 2012 —UC Irvine researchers have created a Read More

October 22, 2012 | Poor physical performance linked to increased odds of dementia
Oct. 22, 2012 Press Release UCI study of 90-plus population adds to understanding of this burgeoning demographic Irvine, Calif., October 22, 2012 —Poor physical performance on activities such as Read More

October 18, 2012 | Francisco J. Ayala gives $10 million to UCI, largest gift ever by campus faculty member
Oct. 18, 2011 Press Release Renowned evolutionary geneticist’s vineyards bear fruit for biological sciences Irvine, Calif., October 18, 2011 —Acclaimed UC Irvine geneticist Francisco J. Ayala, widely known for Read More

October 17, 2012 | New fruit fly model of epilepsy reveals mechanisms behind fever-induced seizures
Oct. 17, 2012 UCI, Brown work advances quest for novel treatments for inherited disorder Irvine, Calif., October 17, 2012 —UC Irvine and Brown University researchers have created a Read More

October 11, 2012 | Markus Ribbe and team report biochemistry discovery in Science
Oct. 11, 2012 News Brief Irvine, Calif. Oct. 11, 2012 - UCI biochemists have cracked a tough riddle in record time, according to recent articles in the Read More

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