National Academy of Sciences

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Eradicating Disease-Carrying Mosquitos is UCI Talk Subject as Yellow Fever Mosquitos Arrive

    How is this for a coincidence? The same day vector control officials announced the discovery of yellow fever mosquitoes in Los Angeles County, UC Irvine promoted a lecture on a strategy to eradicate disease-spreading mosquitoes worldwide.

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    F. Sherwood Rowland, UCI Nobel Laureate, Has Groundbreaking Climate Research on Exhibit

    ​An exhibition celebrating the research contributions of Nobel laureate and UC Irvine chemistry professor F. Sherwood "Sherry" Rowland opens this evening in the Langson Library at UCI.Ralph J. Cicerone, the National Academy of Sciences president who was UCI's dean of the School of Physical Science ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Thank you, Global Warming: UCI-Led Study Shows Sea Levels Steadily Rising

    ​Frequent and extreme storms tied to global warming are causing more freshwater to flow into the Earth's oceans and sea levels to rise, concludes a team of researchers led by Jay Famiglietti, a UC Irvine Earth system science professor."All told, 18 percent more water fed into the world's oceans fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    UCI Research May Ease Cocaine Cravings

    UC Irvine pharmacological researchers may have hit on a new way to battle cocaine addiction. Material they shared with Science Daily suggests that blocking a hormone related to hunger regulation can limit coke cravings. A study led by Shinjae Chung and Olivier Civelli zeroed in on how the melanin-co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    Why Women Can't Read Maps: a Theory of Evolution

    Research headed by UC Irvine science superstar Francisco Ayala that found the brains of the two sexes react differently to beauty also may help explain why women can't read maps and men can't see what's right under their noses.Ayala -- the Donald Bren Professor of Biological Sciences, Ecology & ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    UCI Scientist Helps Add More Culprits to the Global Warming List

    Anyone worth Al Gore's salt knows that cars, factories and farting cows contribute to global warming, but an international study that includes the research of a UC Irvine scientist has found drought and deforestation can also help fuel the pesky phenomenon and should be included in future climate pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2006

    Dancing around a great problem at The Great Park

    The El Toro Shuffle? The Great Park Gavotte? The Irvine Ranch Water District Toxic Waltz? We should come up a name for the little dance. It's a simple four step dance, and very familiar one. Scientists point out a looming environmental threat and call for government action. The Bush administration, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2006

    Massively Penetrating in Vegas

    Looking for something new to do in Vegas? Something that involves breathing in massive amounts of particulate matter blown in from the desert? Something that involves watching yet another bit of idiotic Bush administration defense planning go up in smoke (literally)? Something a little mushroom clou ... More >>

  • Features

    October 21, 2004
  • News

    October 14, 2004

    One Person, More Than One Vote

    UC Irvine math professor counts on fairer elections

  • Features

    September 9, 2004

    Memory & Manipulation

    The trials of Elizabeth Loftus, defender of the wrongly accused

  • Features

    September 2, 2004

    Its Snot Unusual

    Im George W. Bush, and I Approve This Destruction

  • Unknown

    January 2, 2003

    Lost Year

    2002 was the year that sucked the chrome off the future

  • Columns

    April 11, 2002

    Burning Bush

    The prez ignores UCI professors warnings on global warming

  • Columns

    January 3, 2002

    Oh, Death!

    The year that sucked

  • Columns

    August 16, 2001
  • Columns

    January 27, 2000