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A wormlike creature that lived more than 555 million years ago is the earliest bilaterian
UC Riverside mouse study provides insights into how pathological fear memory in PTSD could be suppressed
Over the past few years, biochemist John Jefferson Perry at the University of California, Riverside, has collaborated on a number of projects with Atomwise Inc., a company that uses artificial intelligence, or AI, for drug discovery. Now Perry and the company have formed a joint venture called Theia Biosciences. Perry’s...
Domestication yielded bigger crops often at the expense of plant microbiomes
Just like us, the humble sweat bee has a daily routine
UC Riverside study shows that without adequate sugar, a bumblebee queen’s fat body, which functions like a human liver, does not correctly produce enzymes required for healthy metabolism and detoxification from pesticides.
UC Riverside-led rat study finds an immune receptor in the hippocampus is responsible for the onset of the disease after brain injuries
UC Riverside scientists have devised new analytical tools to break down the enigmatic history of Mars’ atmosphere — and whether life was once possible there.
Zinc excess in the body correlates with oxidative stress
Study co-led by UC Riverside scientist could help develop strategies to combat the disease
A new UC Riverside study concludes the longer your commute, the more you're exposed to a chemical flame retardant that is a known carcinogen, phased out of furniture use because it required a Proposition 65 warning label in California.
XMM-2599 lived fast and died young, says UC Riverside-led international team
Excess selenium from fertilizers and other natural sources can create air pollution that could lead to lung cancer, asthma, and Type 2 diabetes, according to new UC Riverside research.
UC Riverside-led research has applications in ultrafast and spin-based nanoscale devices
New UC Riverside research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety, and depression.
New research from UC Riverside identifies a protein that controls plant growth — good news for an era in which crops can get crushed by climate change.