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Ali Mohraz, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, UC Irvine
Matthew Fay, Corona Del Mar High School
Elena Redelsheimer, Corona Del Mar High School
Amir AghaKouchak, a University of California-Irvine professor who co-authored the study, warned that the upward trend in the number and intensity of wildfires will likely continue, due to a combination of worsening climate change and population growth.
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In a new study, co-authored by Moftakhari Rostamkhani, researchers at U.C. Irvine find that the cost of repeated nuisance floods over time can be similar if not higher than the damage done by a storm or hurricane.
“The current standard of care in respiration monitoring is a pulmonary function test that's often difficult to perform and limited in terms of the snapshot it provides of a patient's respiratory health—meaning problems can sometimes be missed,” Michael Chu, UCI graduate student researcher in biomedical engineering and lead author of the study, said in a statement. “Our new stretch sensors allow users to walk around and go about their lives while vital information on the health of their lungs is being collected.”
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