University of California, Irvine

Does 'women's work' still wash?

Determining who cooks and who cleans in a household may feel like a personal decision couples make, but UC Irvine sociologist Judith Treas says culture and societal characteristics have a major influence on how such duties ...

dateMar 08, 2011 in Social Sciences
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For the birds

Kristine Preston steps softly onto UC Irvine's Ecological Preserve, 62 acres of cheerful wildflowers and sweet-smelling sage scrub tucked above University Hills.

dateMar 01, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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A closer look at how humans interact with technology

Most people have just one question regarding Roombas: How well do the robotic floor vacuums suck up pet hair and dust bunnies? A few might even wonder if their Roomba could go rogue and chase the family cat or attack them ...

dateFeb 23, 2011 in Other
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Setting his sights on a cure

For poets and lovers, the eyes are windows to the soul. But for researchers like Dr. Henry Klassen, they provide unparalleled access to the central nervous system.

dateJan 11, 2011 in Medical research
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