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The University of California, Irvine, is a public research university located in Irvine, California, and one of the 10 general campuses in the University of California (UC) system. UCI’s Orange County campus is the fifth-largest in the UC system, with over 29,000 students, 1,100 faculty members and 9,000 staff. Times Higher Education in 2013 ranked UC Irvine 1st among all US universities and 5th among the top 100 global universities under 50 years old.

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Dans le réservoir de Koka, situé dans le centre de l’Éthiopie. David Stanley/Flickr

En Afrique, la multiplication des barrages fait le lit du paludisme

La multiplication des ouvrages hydroélectriques en Afrique sub-saharienne a vu l’inquiétante augmentation des cas de paludisme dans les zones avoisinantes.
The Koka Reservoir in Ethiopia. Steps have been taken to reduce malaria infections without sacrificing the primary purposes of the dam. David Stanley/Flickr

How building new dams is adding to Africa’s malaria burden

The construction of dams in Africa, in some cases, bring an unintended consequence – an increase in malaria in the surrounding areas.
Les bronzes du Bénin dérobés par des soldats britanniques. Flickr

Appropriation culturelle : quand emprunter devient exploiter

Le pillage culturel a fait partie intégrante du projet colonial. Aujourd’hui, certains affirment que cet héritage perdure. Dans une société mondialisée, où est la limite entre emprunt et appropriation ?
Does technology help with learning? John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Follow

Why schools should provide one laptop per child

Researchers found students' test scores in science, writing, math and English language arts improved significantly when they were provided with laptops. The benefits were not limited to test scores.
The chemical PFOA, used in common coatings, was found in elevated levels in the water supply of Hoosick, New York earlier this year. dougtone/flickr

Should you be worried about PFOA in drinking water? Here’s what we know

A growing number of communities in upstate New York and New England are discovering the chemical PFOA in their water supply. Here's what you should know about the health effects of PFOA.
The buzz surrounding Oscar-nominated films extends to illegal downloads. 'Piracy' via www.shutterstock.com

Hollywood’s piracy problem

Illegal downloads proliferate during awards season. Are film leaks simply the cost of doing business?
Interrogatoire de police, des heures durant. Shutterstock

Somnolent ? Gare à ne pas avouer un crime que vous n’avez pas commis !

Un innocent qui s’accuse d’un crime qu’il n’a pas commis. Un cauchemar plus fréquent qu’on ne le croit. Mais comment en arrive-t-on à de faux aveux ? Les réponses de psychologues expérimentateurs.
Innocence puts you at risk in an interrogation room. Interrogation image via www.shutterstock.com.

Feeling sleepy? You might be at risk of falsely confessing to a crime you did not commit

Innocent people do confess to terrible crimes they had nothing to do with. Psychologists are investigating factors that contribute to false confession – including how well-rested a suspect feels.
A patrol in front of Notre Dame November 15. Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

Why Paris?

The answer is complex. But part of it lies in the fact that French society is still uncomfortable with its diversity.
Pope Francis has called for European churches to open their doors to refugees like this Syrian boy. Yiannis Kourtoglou/REUTERS

Pope Francis' call to house refugees echoes church history

Beginning with Exodus and the Holy Family's flight into Egypt, narratives of migration are at the roots of Catholicism, and the Catholic Church has long been a place of shelter for the dispossessed.
Why did people make their personal information so easily available to a company that facilitates cheating? Johan Viirok

Is there a teaching moment in the Ashley Madison hack?

In the Ashley Madison hack were reports of 74,468 unique ".edu" email addresses. If people chose to use their .edu addresses, what does that tell us about awareness of privacy online?

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