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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# University of California

All time
# new research
Volcanic eruptions were the driving force behind an ancient global warming event
The event that took place 56 million years ago has been investigated by researchers at the University of California.
# Chuck Feeney
This Irish-American billionaire has made the biggest philanthropic donation in Irish history
The money will go towards research into dementia.
# high profile
Rapper Snoop Dogg's son to hit gridiron at UCLA
Cordell Broadus caught 39 passes for 602 yards and 11 touchdowns this past season.
# recollection
Using general anaesthetic on infants could harm their memory for life - study
The student found that children who had been anaesthetised as babies had about 28 percent less recollection on average than their peers.
# Sex
Is sex addiction the real deal?
A new study suggests people with a co-called addiction may just have a particularly high libido…
# occupy
Two officers suspended over pepper-spraying of peaceful protesters
Shocking video shows University of California Davis campus police liberally dousing students with pepper spray during a non-violent protest. Two officers have been suspended and an investigation ordered – however the university’s chancellor has refused to step down over the incident.
# Chocolate
Dark chocolate may increase endurance, muscle performance
A naturally-occurring substance in dark chocolate may help to better endurance and muscle performance, according to a new study.