Game changer: New chemical keeps plants plump

A UC Riverside-led team has created a chemical to help plants hold onto water, which could stem the tide of massive annual crop losses from drought and help farmers grow food despite a changing climate. “Drought is the No. 1 cause, closely tied with flooding, of annual crop failures worldwide,”...

By Jules Bernstein | | Science / Technology

Governor’s initiative misunderstands inland California’s economies

‘Regions Rise Together’ comparison to coastal regions may distort policy direction

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Small magnets reveal big secrets

Work by international research team could have wide-ranging impact on information technology applications

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology