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Earned Income Tax Credit Increases Women’s Earnings Over Time, Study Finds

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The earned income tax credit may be one of the most effective pro-work, anti-poverty mechanisms the United States has instituted. Proposed expansions of it generally cite extensive research that focuses only on its short-term benefits. But a new...
9-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI Scientists Identify Hidden Genetic Variation That Helps Drive Evolution

Identifying complex mutations in the structure of an organism’s genome has been difficult. But in a new study published online in Nature Genetics, a research team led by J.J. Emerson, assistant professor of ecology & evolutionary biology at the...
21-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI Geneticist Emiliana Borrelli Receives Prestigious European Honors

This fall, UCI's Emiliana Borrelli was awarded the title of Knight in the Order of the “Légion d’Honneur,” the most prestigious civilian honor given by the French government, received the prestigious Golgi Medal Award in Neuroscience from the...
13-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI Scientists Unveil New Satellite-Based Global Drought Severity Index

Just in time for the holidays, researchers at the University of California, Irvine and other institutions are rolling out a new satellite-based drought severity index for climate watchers worldwide.
11-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI Wins Federal Grant to Explore Link Between Family Income, Early Brain Development

Based on a growing body of small-scale studies documenting that brain development in children from low-income households differs from brain development in children from higher-income households, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child...
21-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Ten UCI Researchers Named AAAS Fellows

Ten University of California, Irvine researchers in areas ranging from engineering and computer science to evolutionary biology and physical sciences have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s...
20-Nov-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI Chemists’ Solar-Powered Device Generates Electricity Through Ion Transport

By binding photosensitive dyes to common plastic membranes and adding water, chemists at the University of California, Irvine have made a new type of solar power generator. The device is similar to familiar silicon photovoltaic cells but differs in...
15-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UCI Receives Unparalleled California Modern Art Trove

An exquisite but long-hidden collection of California art has been given to the University of California, Irvine by the trust of Gerald E. Buck, a Newport Beach developer.
15-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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