UCR In the News
UC Riverside scientists discovered pulp from sour fruit has more hydrogen ions, which leads to a sour taste. But sweet fruit such as pineapples or papayas has pulp that contains fewer hydrogen ions, leading to less of an acidic profile.
Researchers from UC Riverside and UC Irvine demonstrated for the first time that it’s possible to steal and reverse-engineer the genetic code stitched together by DNA synthesizers by simply recording the sounds they make. It's a vulnerability they say could imperil the up-and-coming synthetic biology and DNA-based data storage industries.
Nael Abu-Ghazaleh of the Bourns College of Engineering and two co-authors broach the subject of the exploitation of microprocessor vulnerabilities, and the likelihood of new threats.
Jade Sasser, assistant professor in the Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies, talks about historic efforts at human population control, including the forced sterilizations of underrepresented populations.
Jade Sasser, assistant professor in the Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies, about the intersection of global environmental problems and women's bodies and health.
In its Bulletin Board education summary, the New York Times features the summertime Gathering of the Tribes program at UC Riverside, and its director, Josh Gonzales.
A CBS affiliate features the R'Career Closet, an initiative to provide interview clothes for students.
UC Riverside researcher David Kisailus' research on fully mineralized chiton teeth, the hardest of all known biominerals, is featured along with a UCR-produced video.
A new UCR study asserts that the dry conditions predicted in many areas due to climate change could also contribute to increased aerosols, which are unhealthy, solid particles suspended in the air.
UCR anthropology professor Sang-Hee Lee takes issue with the notion of a definable point of origin for human beings.
Spectrum News 1 features grad student Brandy Taylor, who found stability and purpose in UCR's Guardian Scholars program. After receiving her undergraduate degree at UCR, she is now working toward her MBA.