The researchers at the University of California, Irvine, used a brain-computer interface to bypass the damage in a man who had been paralyzed for five years. … One of the researchers, Dr. An Do, said: "We showed that you can restore intuitive, brain-controlled walking after a complete spinal cord injury.”
The Hochbaum Lab in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at UC Irvine is seeking applications for a postdoctoral scholar in the field of chemical regulation of bacterial biofilm behavior. Applicants should have experience in bacterial culture techniques, analytical chemistry, and experimental techniques for quantitative analysis of bacterial physiology. Candidates must have a doctorate in a relevant field of biology, chemistry or engineering. The initial appointment would be for one year, with the possibility of an extension, depending on performance.
The double whammy of overlapping droughts and heat waves is happening more frequently than it used to, according to a new study by climate scientists. “Heat waves can kill people and crops while worsening air quality, and droughts exacerbate those serious impacts,” said lead author Amir AghaKouchak, an environmental engineer from the University of California, Irvine.
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at UC Irvine invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position in the Earthman Group. We are seeking an applicant with expertise in dynamic finite element analysis, broadly defined. The start date is negotiable (tentatively Jan. 20, 2019 to April 1, 2019).