NASA is uniting experts across multiple disciplines to investigate life's beginnings on our planet -- and to explore if and how life sprung up elsewhere in the universe
Experimental study done at UC Riverside and University of Washington on monolayer tungsten ditelluride could lead to more energy-efficient electronic devices
UC Riverside astronomers develop educational workshop converting astronomical phenomena into vibrations that can be felt rather than heard
The first production of an electron liquid at room temperature opens the way for new optoelectronic devices and basic physics studies
UC Riverside-led research could help develop novel therapeutic strategies to combat malaria
Females love males with big dorsal fins, but the appendages first evolved for males to fight other males
When it gets hot outside, humans and animals have the luxury of seeking shelter in the shade or cool, air-conditioned buildings. But plants are stuck. While not immune to changing climate, plants respond to the rising mercury in different ways. Temperature affects the distribution of plants around the planet. It also affects the flowering time,...
UC Riverside-led research, done on the Big Island, shows effects of mite introduction have cascaded through entire pathogen communities
International research team, co-led by UC Riverside physicist, shows how pure graphene efficiently converts light into electricity
The bedroom he shared with his parents and three siblings included a bunk bed, a queen bed, two wardrobes, and a narrow wooden table that served as his desk. That bedroom was where Alejandro Quiñones lived through middle school and high school with his family. Quiñones, 21, now a senior biology and pre-med major at UC Riverside, focused on school –...
UC Riverside’s Nathaniel Gabor and colleague formulate a vision for the field in a perspective article
UC Riverside-led study deciphers key elements for the assembly of a large virus; understanding its formation could contain viruses’ spread
UC Riverside evolutionary biologist says increased cancer risk associated with height is due primarily to an increase in the number of body cells
A team of UCR-led scientists get best measure yet of why star formation stopped in galaxy clusters in the early universe
Collection edited by UCR researchers focuses on the role of rising oxygen in the birth of complex life