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Picosecond electron transfer in peptides can help energy technologies

Hydrogen bonds reshape peptides to move electrons a million times faster than previously known

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Monuments that matter

Paper urges archaeologists and historians to work closely with people who are grappling with racism in public monuments

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Glass nanopore pulls DNA like spaghetti through a needle

The purely electrical technique captures cell-free DNA from the surface of a sample

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Should companies let employees choose their tasks?

The tactic can be useful with very skilled employees and independent projects

By Holly Ober | | Business

An ancient Maya ambassador’s bones show a life of privilege and hardship

Ajpach’ Waal forged an alliance between two dynasties but died in obscurity

Lonely? These odd rituals can help

Personal rituals around everyday tasks ease loneliness

By Holly Ober | | Business

Polymer film protects from electromagnetic radiation, signal interference

The breakthrough combines excellent electromagnetic shielding with ease of manufacture and electrical isolation

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

On safari at UC Riverside

Wildlife experts explain why you won’t meet mountain lions in the Botanic Gardens

By Holly Ober | | University, Science / Technology

How to burst your bubble: broadening your social media horizons

A computer scientist explains how our online behavior drives us into echo chambers

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Sustained economic growth finally in sight

Vaccines to the rescue

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Graduate student’s BADASS code has astronomical benefits

Open-source code developed at UC Riverside is free, versatile, and easy to use

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

School of Medicine to serve as lead site for clinical trial on stuttering

Phase 2 study investigates efficacy of the drug ecopipam developed by Emalex Biosciences Inc.

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Optical pre-processing makes computer vision more robust and energy efficient

Hybrid neural network can reconstruct Arabic or Japanese characters that it hasn’t seen before

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Inland Empire business activity rebounds

Regional employment recovered more than 54,000 jobs

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

New multicampus consortium to study assembly of coronaviruses

Host campus UC Riverside will be joined by UC Davis and UC Merced

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

Tips for celebrating the holiday season during a pandemic

Meeting virtually with people outside your household is safest, says UC Riverside epidemiologist

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, University

Cruise buyers’ counterintuitive response to prices could help the industry rebound post-pandemic

The post-pandemic cruise industry should plan ticket sales to attract loyalists, who book early in advance and are less price sensitive

By Holly Ober | | Business

Common pipe alloy can form cancer-causing chemical in drinking water

Water disinfectant reacts with chromium in iron pipes to form hexavalent chromium

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

New method identifies adaptive mutations in complex evolving populations

UC Riverside study focused on how HIV mutates to escape the immune system

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Sniffing your way to the gym

Exercise motivation could be linked to certain smells, UC Riverside mouse study finds

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology