Three UC Irvine scientists have been named recipients of the prestigious 2013 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director's New Innovator Awards, which comes with $2.3 million each for five years to help fund their respective research in vaccinations, the adult brain and gene regulation. Aaron Ess ... More >>
David France on the stirring history of ACT UP
Santa Ana gets a closeup in tonight's HBO documentary The Weight of the Nation.Not that Santa Ana's chamber of commerce is trumpeting the appearance. The documentary is about the obesity epidemic in the United States.
Robert Lee Hotz of the Wall Street Journal, of all places, put it best: "Congested cities are fast becoming test tubes for scientists studying the impact of traffic fumes on the brain."And what are these researchers in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, Boston, New York, North Carolina, Beij ... More >>
Black?When it comes to determining the race of a stranger, our minds see more than skin color. That's the conclusion of a study co-authored by UCI sociologist Andrew Penner, which was really quite simple when it came to the research. Viewers were shown images of the same man in business attire a ... More >>
UPDATE, AUG. 2, 5:24 P.M.: Dr. Pathik D. Wadhwa (pictured here) was lead author of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences paper describing UCI's research into stressed-out moms and their faster-aging children. It's a wonder Wadhwa has time to write anything given all he specializes i ... More >>
Where would the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) be without crazy congressman Dana Rohrabacher? He can always be counted on for fun and games and it seems like every day we get a press release from them about the guy--almost as many emails as we get from the Republicans bashing Lor ... More >>
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, based out of Costa Mesa, wants to give cancer patients the munchies. The FDA has just approved Valeant's Cesamet, already on sale in Canada as Nabilone, to moderate nausea and vomiting in those undergoing chemotherapy. A Belgian company has made a similar project, Marinol ... More >>
Bad science slandered a generations favorite drug. A new study aims to undo the damage.
Nader and Benjamin try to get heard