UC Irvine

Cyberwar

The Army Wants to Use a Theoretical Particle To Make an Unhackable Quantum Computer

A telltale signature of the theoretical particle was discovered last year. Now the Army wants to use it to build a quantum computer.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.18.18
college admissions

Hundreds of students readmitted to UC Irvine after admissions snafu

Nigel Duara
Ani Ucar
8.2.17
climate change

Canada’s Melting Glaciers Are Causing Sea Level Rise Around the World

Canada holds 25 percent of all Arctic ice, only behind Greenland.
Kate Lunau
2.15.17
VICE News Tonight on HBO

These students received college scholarships to play video games

UC Irvine became the first public university to grant scholarships for eSports this fall.
Bijan Stephen
11.12.16
environment

Scientists Just Genetically Modified a Mosquito to Be Malaria Resistant

The mosquito's system turns on the malaria bug — and the insect can pass the genetic trait on to successive generations.
VICE News
11.25.15
tacko fall

The Tallest Ever College Basketball Tipoff Was a Total Dud

Tall with shortcomings.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.19.15
UC Irvine

UC Irvine's Mamadou N'Diaye is Enormous and Fired All the Way Up

U.C. Irvine's Mamadou N'Diaye is an extremely large man and he just dunked an extremely large dunk and slapped the floor with his extremely large mitts.
Sean Newell
3.20.15
Tall People

I Have Seen Mamadou N’Diaye

UC Irvine's 7'6" center looks big on TV, but even bigger in person.
Miles Wray
3.20.15
Science

Scientists Can Unboil an Egg With the Stuff That's in Your Pee

You think Higgs bosons are all that? Hardly. A team of chemists from UC Irvine and Australia have recently devised a way to "unboil" an egg with the same stuff that's in your urine.
Munchies Staff
1.26.15
americas

'America's Toughest Sheriff' Faces Lawsuit Over Undocumented Worker Raids

Plaintiffs have filed papers against Sheriff Joe Arpaio challenging workplace searches that resulted in arrests of 790 undocumented workers.
Kayla Ruble
6.20.14
environment

No, Volcanoes Are Not the Primary Cause For the Melting Ice Caps

To the possible disappointment of climate change skeptics, warming seas — and not volcanoes — are still the main cause of melting glaciers.
Kayla Ruble
6.11.14