Medicine

Woman walks down empty city street wearing a mask

Using machine learning to estimate COVID-19’s seasonal cycle

Scientists aim to assess the role of climate variables in disease transmission.

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UC Irvine physicists exploring use of Blu-ray disc lasers to kill COVID-19, other viruses

Blu-ray back in style? Its low-cost technology could be employed in hand-held devices and ventilation systems.

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Voters in both parties favor caution as cities begin to reopen

Regardless of party affilation, people prefer a cautious approach to getting life back to normal.

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Back-to-school jitters

UCI Health pediatrician Dan Cooper is helping determine how K-12 classroom instruction can safely resume.

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How (and why) coronavirus is changing our sense of time

Radical social changes brought have induced “temporal disintegration,” says psychologist E. Alison Holman.

Sather Gate

An update on UC Berkeley’s plans for the fall semester

Campus leaders offer an update on their ongoing planning for fall semester operations.

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UC San Diego introduces COVID-19 testing program on campus

Return to Learn aims to test on a recurring basis and better position the campus to resume in-person activities in the fall.

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UCSF partners with state to develop public health workforce for COVID-19 response

Training developed for San Francisco will be offered to counties across California.

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Experts explain how contact tracing will end the coronavirus pandemic

UCSF has been partnering with the San Francisco Department of Public Health to ramp up contact tracing.

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COVID-19 vaccine with patch delivery technology enters preclinical testing at UC Davis

A dermal patch that could be well-suited for mass distribution/application takes a step forward.

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