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Grant facilitates research on behavioral development and cognitive aging over lifespan

UC Riverside psychologist Chandra Reynolds will lead the five-year research project

Making mezcal is an art; science shows us why

Experiments show how bubbles indicate alcohol value

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Queer lessons for straight couples

Book shows how heterosexuals can learn from LGBT people to have better relationships

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Newly discovered planet survived the death of its star

Astronomers report what may be the first example of an intact planet closely orbiting a white dwarf

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Inland Empire business activity takes a nosedive

Pandemic highlights strain on households with children

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Want to save shelter animals? Fight for social justice

Humane communities would endorse animal-friendly affordable housing, living wages, and recognize the importance of human-animal bonds

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Trust the power of markets

People trust decisions made by groups, but information markets are more accurate

By Holly Ober | | Business

Genetic background may affect adaptions to aging

UC Riverside-led study evaluated individual differences in DNA methylation across 10 years in two Scandinavian samples of same‐sex aging twins

UC Riverside-led research predicted the pandemic economic recession

“The reality of 2020 hits us in the face and I have never been so prescient in my academic research as with this line of work.”

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Improving treatment of spinal cord injuries

Osmotic therapy device reduces swelling to prevent secondary injuries in rats

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Scientists identify hundreds of drug candidates to treat COVID-19

UC Riverside researchers used a powerful machine-learning approach to screen millions of chemicals to find suitable candidates

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

Upcycling plastic waste toward sustainable energy storage

Simple process transforms PET plastic into a nanomaterial for energy storage

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Agile organizations should look to knowledge, not tasks

Employees with diverse skills, knowledge, and goals will design their work better from the get-go

By Holly Ober | | Business

UC Riverside joins new NSF center for the preservation of biological systems

The grant is the campus’ first successful bid for an NSF Engineering Research Center

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Pandemic driving reductions won't reduce greenhouse gas emissions much

Economists find commuting is the only driving category to remain diminished

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

UC Riverside computer scientists receive grant to improve security of visual artificial intelligence

Amit Roy-Chowdhury leads project that will develop robust context-aware machine vision for computers

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Neurons are genetically programmed to have long lives

UC Riverside-led study identifies mechanism that prevents death of neurons

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

UC Riverside research team fuels the hemp revolution

A new hemp pulping method that converts 100% of the plant to useful components moves toward commercialization

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Cancer researcher named UCR medical school’s newest endowed chair

Adam Godzik has been named the Bruce D. and Nancy B. Varner Presidential Endowed Chair in Cancer Research

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, University

Resurging virus could throw burgeoning economic recovery off its rails

Across U.S., California, and Inland Empire, chance of a rapid bounce dims

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business