Insights from algae genes unlock mysteries of plant growth and health

The discovery will improve biofuel production from algae and help develop heat-tolerant crops.

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Candy-coated pills could prevent pharmaceutical fraud

Colorful nonpareils can uniquely identify drug capsules and counterfeit fashions

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

How drones can help dairy farms manage methane emissions

Accurate atmospheric measurements directly over their farm can help farmers fight climate change

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Different parental messages about race and ethnicity have different effects on teens’ drug use

Study finds promoting appreciation of ethnic-racial heritage has the potential to bolster youth’s internal resources against substance use

New method detects deepfake videos with up to 99% accuracy

Two-pronged technique detects manipulated facial expressions and identity swaps

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Discovery about coral-algal symbiosis could help coral reefs recover after bleaching events

Algae’s ability to establish symbiosis in coral without photosynthesis could help fight coral bleaching

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Special education staff felt lower well-being and effectiveness during pandemic

Study finds certain services transitioned to technological platforms more effectively than others

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

California’s creative economy bounces back but expands unevenly

New analysis tracks performance of state’s creative industries before, during, and after covid, revealing longer term direction

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Smoking reduces wealth’s tendency to increase life expectancy

Smoking dominates other factors, including amount of wealth, in shortening lifespan

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Turmeric compound helps grow engineered blood vessels and tissues

Magnetic hydrogels embedded with curcumin-coated nanoparticles promote the secretion of vascular endothelial growth factor

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Gay migration happens but not always to gay-friendly places, reports new study

Study also shows that straight people prefer to live in places that match their attitudes toward sexuality

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Inland Empire business activity headed for moderate growth

Labor shortages will be region’s key restraint on economic growth

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Families of children with autism can get free help from UC Riverside’s SEARCH Center

Inland Empire families don’t have to wade through school and service systems alone

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Study highlights need to address race and racism in teacher education programs

UCR research shows race evasiveness harms teacher educators and charts a path toward identifying and disrupting racism

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

UCR experts: Newsom's CARE courts an 'oxymoron'

Experts on the plight of the unhoused contend the plan would criminalize being poor and mentally ill

Inland Empire has more jobs now than it lost during pandemic

Local wages are not rising enough to keep up with inflation

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

UC Riverside’s FIERCE Scholars are diversifying the Inland Empire teacher workforce

A gift from SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union to UC Riverside School of Education is funding a program to get local education students into graduate or credential programs

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Fighting climate change with carbon capture and utilization technologies

Two UC Riverside experts explain how carbon capture and utilization technologies work, and what needs to improve for them to deliver on their promise

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

How do non-parental family members affect LGBTQ youth housing stability?

A study set in the Inland Empire and South Texas aims to find out

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Agricultural pest control and energy storage startups win Riverside Angel Summit

Two Riverside startups receive over $80,000 in seed capital from Citrus Seeds

By Holly Ober | | Business