Katayoon Dehesh, a molecular biochemist and coauthor of an overview of plant organelle signaling in the Annual Review of Plant Biology, talks about the importance of chloroplasts and related plastids to most forms of life.
Marko Princevac, interim vice provost of international affairs, and David Lloyd, distinguished professor of English, explain why this campaign is more than a humanitarian effort — it’s about promoting academic freedom.
“Workers are exhausted, and they’re working very physical jobs,” said Ellen Reese, chair of labor studies at UCR. “Add in the long hours and quick pace of the holiday season, and that can lead to a lot of additional risks.”
Richard Carpiano, a UCR public health scientist and sociologist, believes the "silent majority" of Americans who are pro-vaccine and want the pandemic to end will prevail over the vocal minority who refuse to wear masks or get vaccines.
While sadness can increase feelings of “economic impatience” — the desire for a smaller cash award now over a larger one in the future — gratitude has the opposite effect, helping people to delay gratification, according to a 2014 study including researchers from Northeastern University, Harvard and UCR.