University of California, Irvine

Growing up, 'geeking out'

Mizuko "Mimi" Ito spends a lot of time "geeking out" at her computer. She plays video games, trolls the Internet, chats, and visits social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter for hours on end.

dateJun 01, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Lab makes digital design more PC

Anyone who uses a computer knows it can be the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde of technology. Log on one day and you’ve got the helpful information resource. Power it up the next and you meet the bully who broadcasts ...

dateFeb 28, 2012 in Other
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Statistically significant

When the statistician for UC Irvine’s innovative Down syndrome program retired last year, its researchers were left in a bind. The group is studying ways to prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s-type ...

dateNov 30, 2011 in Mathematics
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Crowd mentality

Do you know what the price of gas will be in six months? How about the extent of the expected U.S. troop drawdown in Afghanistan by year’s end? As an individual, predicting such things with any degree ...

dateSep 21, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Waste not, want not

Imagine being able to get the equivalent of 70 miles per gallon in your car, keep your home cool and power your computer – all from sewage. Thanks to technology developed by UC Irvine’s National ...

dateAug 23, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Quantum leaper

(PhysOrg.com) -- Acclaimed for a breakthrough algorithm, physicist Steven White is now first to model a new state of matter.

dateJun 21, 2011 in Quantum Physics
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