More than 500 years ago, Leonardo da Vinci sketched what he called “la turbolenza,” comparing chaotic swirls atop flowing water to curly human hair. It turns out those patterns influence myriad phenomena, from the drag on an airplane’s wings and the formation of Jupiter’s red spot to the rustling of tree leaves.
As we get older, it’s not uncommon to experience “senior moments,” in which we forget where we parked our car or call our children by the wrong names. And we may wonder: Are these memory lapses a normal part of aging, or do they signal the early stages of a severe disorder such as Alzheimer’s disease? Currently, there’s no good way to tell.
Distinguished literary scholar and author Tyrus Miller will join the University of California, Irvine as dean of the School of Humanities, effective July 1, 2018. He currently serves as vice provost and dean of graduate studies at UC Santa Cruz.
While serious violations like those in the Flint, Michigan, crisis are rare, ensuring reliable access to safe drinking water poses challenges for communities across the country, according to a recent study led by the University of California, Irvine.
Treating Orange County’s Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities as a monolithic racial group obscures the unique needs of those who are most disadvantaged and vulnerable, according to a new study led by University of California, Irvine researchers.
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.
Free and open technologies do not democratize education, but strategies to combat educational inequity exist and should be replicated, a new report by digital learning experts recommends.
Exposure to high rates of conflicting information during an emergency is linked to increased levels of stress, and those who rely on text messages or social media reports from unofficial sources are more frequently exposed to rumors and experience greater distress, according to research led by the University of California, Irvine.