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PCORI award seeks to support students in recovery

Project is the first major effort in the UC system to assess the needs of students in recovery
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

New degree fills a gap in biotechnology labor force

The Professional Science Master’s Degree in Industrial Biotechnology prepares students for the most in-demand, highly skilled jobs
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

What's behind Southern California's housing crunch?

Local land use decisions and opposition cause the region to lag behind, especially in affordable housing
By Holly Ober | | Business

JUUL electronic cigarette products linked to cellular damage

Study by UC Riverside and Portland State University scientists finds nicotine concentrations in JUULs is dangerously high

Plant pathologist leads research to stop spread of citrus-destroying disease

UC Riverside’s Hailing Jin is principal investigator of USDA grant that also supports vaccine development to fight huanglongbing, or citrus greening disease
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Inland Empire wage growth continues in tight labor market

The regions's home affordability helps local labor force expand
By Holly Ober | | Business

High-speed videos capture how kangaroo rat escapes rattlesnake attack

Bipedalism may have been favored in kangaroo rats to avoid ambush predators like vipers and owls, says UC Riverside biologist
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Study finds natural selection favors cheaters

UC Riverside research focused on interaction between nitrogen-fixing bacteria and their hosts
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Carbon monoxide detectors could warn of extraterrestrial life

For some distant worlds, carbon monoxide may actually be compatible with a robust microbial biosphere
By Sarah Simpson | | Science / Technology

Seeing through food and drug fakes and frauds

“Chronoprints” can identify a sample from a video taken as it reacts to disturbance
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Superbloom? If you say so

Superbloom is a term concocted by the media, but this year’s wildflowers are still spectacular, especially for the creatures that depend on them
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Coastal ecosystems suffer from upriver hydroelectric dams

A recent study demonstrates the widespread environmental consequences of large dam reservoirs in Mexico
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Trade disputes have little effect on Inland Empire economy

The region’s economy continues to grow despite ongoing trade disputes that many feared would inhibit the logistics industry
By Holly Ober | | Business

Magnonic devices can replace electronics without much noise

Magnonic devices of the future could use low power to avoid performance losses
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Machines whisper our secrets

Spies can learn what a machine is making from the sounds it makes
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Scientists identify genetic mechanism involved in how females inherit traits

Research could help reduce females’ susceptibility to several diseases, such as Fragile X and Rett syndromes
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health, Science / Technology

Research offers superior therapeutic approach for MS

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide. This debilitating condition periodically shutters communication between the brain and other parts of the body, resulting in symptoms that range from numbness and tingling in the arms and legs to blindness and paralysis. While treatments are...
By Stacy Kish | | Health

New NASA research consortium to tackle life's origins

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
By PCE3 Consortium | | Science / Technology

Scientists image conducting edges in a promising 2-D material

Experimental study done at UC Riverside and University of Washington on monolayer tungsten ditelluride could lead to more energy-efficient electronic devices
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Does the presence of colleges and hospitals increase home prices?

The institution’s size and the ZIP code’s population can have positive and negative effects
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business
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