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Study by UC Riverside and Portland State University scientists finds nicotine concentrations in JUULs is dangerously high
Outreach components include public lectures, parent nights, and telescope viewing opportunities
UC Riverside’s Hailing Jin is principal investigator of USDA grant that also supports vaccine development to fight huanglongbing, or citrus greening disease
Bipedalism may have been favored in kangaroo rats to avoid ambush predators like vipers and owls, says UC Riverside biologist
For some distant worlds, carbon monoxide may actually be compatible with a robust microbial biosphere
Givaudan's Flavors Division supplies companies that produce drinks, savory goods, snacks, sweets, and dairy. Photos / Stan Kim RIVERSIDE, Calif. - The first bite of a tangy orange; a field of fragrant wildflowers; the sweet aroma of roasted hazelnuts. The natural world is filled with tastes and smells that delight...
The University of California, Riverside announced today a $3.5 million donation from Givaudan to support UCR’s Citrus Variety Collection. The gift will help protect one of world’s most extensive citrus diversity collections from the impending threat of citrus greening disease, also known as Huanglongbing, or HLB. The gift will pay...
A recent study demonstrates the widespread environmental consequences of large dam reservoirs in Mexico
UC Riverside study could lead to better strategies for protecting crops from attacks by pathogens
A team of researchers, including two from the University of California, Riverside, has identified the genes responsible for the hallmark sour taste of many citrus fruits. Published Tuesday, Feb. 25 in Nature Communications, the research could help plant breeders develop new, sweeter varieties. Modern citrus varieties have been bred over...
You don’t want Careen Khachatoorian for a sister. Not if you smoke, you don’t. Careen’s older brother is trying to conceive a child with his partner. A typical text to her smoker-brother includes a link to a sins-of-smoking article, and reads like this: “See? Pregnant mothers have a greater chance...
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