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Latest News Articles for September 12th, 2018

$4 million grant will study factors that lead to success for UC minority students in STEM disciplines

The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $4 million grant to fund a program for minority students across nine University of California campuses.

 

Focus on the Future: Men's Soccer

When a new crop of student-athletes report to camp for the first time, it can be difficult for them to blend in well with the veterans. That hasn't been the case for the UC Riverside men's soccer team.

"My new teammates are really the ones…

By Quinn Roberts | September 12, 2018 | Athletics

Climate-induced soil changes may cause more erosion and flash flooding

More intensive water cycle could have impact on biodiversity, human health, and water and food security

By Sarah Nightingale | September 12, 2018 | Science / Technology

Focus on the Future: Women's Volleyball

While the UC Riverside women's volleyball team has a solid core of upperclassmen, it will be the seven new additions to the roster that could take the team to the next level in the Big West Conference.

"Our freshmen are a really good class…

By Quinn Roberts | September 12, 2018 | Athletics

Musical sensor shows bad medicine plays false note

Inspired by a musical instrument, the simple sensor can be constructed from common materials and used to detect adulterated or counterfeit drugs

By Holly Ober | September 12, 2018 | Science / Technology

Among body shapes, pears are healthier than apples

Whether we like it or not, everyone accumulates fat.

For women, it usually accumulates around the hips, resulting in a pear-shaped look. In men, fat tends to build up around the abdomen, creating an apple shape.

As it turns out, it’…

By Iqbal Pittalwala | September 12, 2018 | Health
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