Latest News Articles for January 28th, 2020

Hot in 2020: Riverside’s startup scene

UC Riverside has helped the city become a testing ground for the technology of the future

By Holly Ober | | Business

Scientists short-circuit maturity in insects, opening new paths to disease prevention

New research from UC Riverside shows, contrary to previous scientific belief, a hormone required for sexual maturity in insects cannot travel across the blood-brain barrier unless aided by a transporter protein. The finding may soon allow scientists to prevent disease-spreading mosquitoes from maturing, or to boost reproduction in beneficial bumblebees.

By Jules Bernstein | | Science / Technology