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Doubling down on cancer-causing genes

NIH grant of $2.2 million could help researchers target two oncogenes, potentially leading to therapies for melanoma, lung cancer, and other tumors
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Clearing the air (inside your car)

UC Riverside research can improve car cabin air quality and help you choose your next car
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Vaping lung injury symptoms have been reported online for at least seven years

UC Riverside research used internet data mining to monitor health effects reported by electronic cigarette users over time
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

Inland Empire helps drive California’s economic expansion

The region has a higher share of job growth than the nation, California as a whole, and neighboring Southern California metros
By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Riverside makes Inc.’s top 50 Surge Cities list

UC Riverside drives the fast pace of entrepreneurship
By Holly Ober | | Business

UC Riverside biotech startup will mass-produce engineered cells

The licensed technology is a tipping point for emerging lifesaving therapies
By Holly Ober | | Business, Science / Technology

Simple experiment explains magnetic resonance

UC Riverside physics students design a table-top experiment for the classroom
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Making higher-energy light to fight cancer

Researchers use nontoxic silicon nanocrystals to convert low-energy photons into high-energy ones, bringing scientists closer to developing photodynamic treatments for cancer
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Earthquakes, chickens, and bugs, oh my!

New big data algorithms improve earthquake detection; monitor livestock health and agricultural pests
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Space travel can make the gut leaky

UC Riverside-led study tested the effects of microgravity on intestinal epithelial cells
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Going with the floe: Sea ice movements trace dynamics transforming the new Arctic

Image processing algorithms on satellite images show how sea ice drift affects freshwater flux in Arctic Ocean currents
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Inland Empire business activity outpacing U.S. GDP growth

Local manufacturing industry remains a key growth sector
By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Precisely poking cells en masse to cure cancer

Device can mass-produce engineered cells at lower cost, a tipping point for emerging lifesaving therapies
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Housing scarcity: the Inland Empire’s natural barrier to economic growth

UCR’s Center for Economic Forecasting says the region’s housing problem is a land use issue solvable at the local level
By Holly Ober | | Business

Scientists crack structure of a novel enzyme linked to cell growth and cancer

UC Riverside-led study could lead to the development of drugs that target liver and other cancers
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

New research finding gives valleytronics a boost

UC Riverside-led team overcomes a stumbling block in this relatively new technology
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Crimped or straight? Lung fiber shape influences elasticity

The shape and architecture of collagen and elastin fibers can improve our understanding of lung diseases, including the one associated with vaping
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Health

Entrepreneurship incubator boosts Inland Empire biotech startups

UC Riverside’s Wet Lab Incubator, the first of its kind in the region, has officially opened its doors
By Holly Ober | | Business

Scientists unpack how taste neurons control food intake

UC Riverside-led research on fruit fly could lead to better understanding of how taste information is coded in the brain
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Research identifies earlier origin of neural crest cells

UC Riverside-led research could aid regenerative stem cell therapies
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, Science / Technology