School of Education Professor Joseph Kahne co-authored a study of 682 high school principals across the U.S., and found extreme political views on both side of the spectrum are taking a toll on public schools students as well as educators.
Researchers at UC Riverside and Virginia Tech have found evidence of a mass extinction event that took place about 100 million years earlier than scientists previously realized.
ArsTechnica interviews Nawa Sugiyama, UC Riverside anthropological archaeologist in this article, “When diplomacy fails: After gifts, Teotihuacan turned on Maya cities.”
Gustavo Arellano interviews Richard T. Rodríguez, professor of English and media and cultural studies. Rodríguez explains why Latinos love Morrissey’s music, despite not being fans of his stance on borders and immigration.
Bruce Babcock, UCR agricultural economist, says the Salinas Valley is the primary source for lettuce, the Salinas Valley, is having a terrible year. Lettuce there has been infected with a virus, and causing yields to be down 75%. The virus, INSV, is getting worse and there are few ways to treat it.
Katherine Stavropoulos, UCR associate professor of psychology, explains the desire to crush something adorable isn't the same as the desire to cause real harm.
UC Riverside Gender Studies Professor Jade Sasser explains that the U.S. birthrate is the lowest it has ever been in part due to climate change. Some factors include lower infant mortality rates and economic uncertainty. However, she explains that younger people increasingly feel it is not ethical to bring a person into a planet in crisis.
UCR planetary scientists Eddie Schwieterman and Michaela Leung have discovered that the methyl bromide gases emitted by broccoli—one of the most repellent foods known to mankind—could be pivotal in discovering whether life exists on other planets.
Rick Vetter, a retired UCR entomologist, says venomous brown recluses can be found through in Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas, as well as parts of Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, and Tennessee. While it's possible for one of these spiders to be found outside these states, it is not likely.
Bruce Babcock, UCR professor of public policy, tells CNN that the law might not have given electric car sales the boost backers were looking for. Counterintuitively, a dedicated funding source might have resulted in less state incentive funding for electric vehicles.
Orange County has been a Republican stronghold for nearly a century, but has veered left in recent decades. One force behind that shift is the county's growing share of Asian American voters. Karthick Ramakrishnan, public policy professor, discusses this movement of Asian American voters away from the Republican Party.
Los Angeles Times reviews UCR ARTS’ exhibition, “Christina Fernandez: Multiple Exposures,” curated by Joanna Szupinska, senior curator at UCR ARTS.
A planet orbiting the most common star type in the universe, an M dwarf, is not able to hold onto an atmosphere. The findings don’t bode well for other types of planets orbiting M dwarfs, said Michelle Hill, a UCR planetary scientist and co-author of a study describing the no-atmosphere planet.
Kalina Michalska, assistant professor of psychology at UC Riverside and director of the Kind Lab discusses research showing a person’s ability to socialize worsened during the pandemic. In the case of young adults, the pandemic had a profound effect on their maturation process.
UCR's Monica McNamara and Theodore Garland conducted a study showing that mice bred for running are deeply affected by antibiotics.
Smoke dust may lead to initiation of inflammation-induced skin diseases like contact dermatitis and psoriasis, according to research led by a team of scientists at UCR.
Astrophysicists Michaela Leung and Eddie Schwieterman led a study indicating a type of gas produced by broccoli and other plants on Earth could indicate life on distant planets as well.
Astrophysicist Eddie Schwieterman suggests in a new paper that the same stuff college students huff for a quick high could also be a new indicator for whether or not a planet is habitable.
UCR astrophysicist Eddie Schwieterman finds in a new study that laughing gas could be found in the atmosphere of another planet, and if it is found, would likely indicate the presence of a living thing.
Edward T. Chang, professor of ethnic studies and founding director of the Young Oak Kim Center for Korean American Studies, co-authored this piece about Pachappa Camp. The camp, a self-governed California community made for and by Korean Americans, was a mecca for the Korean independence movement and a bulwark against anti-Asian racism in America.