UCR In the News
Mark Alber, math professor, and William Cannon, adjunct UCR math professor and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory computational scientist, learn about aspects of bacteria's metabolism that could lead to species engineered to better convert plants into biofuels.
Assistant Professor Konstantinos Karydis and Professor Amit K. Roy-Chowdhury from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are part of a group developing a robot that can help growers conserve water and help decrease costs in the food-production chain.
Megascope, a new graphic imprint at Abrams ComicArts under the direction of John Jennings, media and cultural studies professor, will release its first title, After the Rain, in January 2021.
A new study by Sachiko Haga-Yamanaka, assistant professor in Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology and colleagues suggests a link between doing voluntary exercise and the expression of genes that relate to scent.
Shark researcher Phillip Sternes, comments on news about the "biggest and baddest shark of all time."
Epidemiologist Brandon Brown discusses the recent, massive increase in coronavirus cases, and the likelihood of ICU cases increasing as well in the coming months.
New work from Sachiko Haga-Yamanaka, assistant professor in the Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology Department, shows smells may play an important role in peoples' motivation to seek exercise.
Shaun Bowler, political scientist, comments on President Trump's refusal to concede the election.
Sociologist Ellen Reese's new book about Amazon investigates how free shipping comes at the cost of a workforce characterized by low wages, electronic surveillance and onerous working conditions.
Danko Turcic, an associate professor of operations and supply chain management, explains who he thinks is at fault in this case.
Anil Deolalikar, dean of public policy, participates in a panel discussion about why public trust in institutions is down and disparities across society are up.
Jane Ward, gender and sexuality studies professor, comments on the need for LGBTQ actors to play LGBTQ characters.
Entomologist Hollis Woodard is helping lead a first-of-its-kind national research alliance in an effort to track and save native bees.
A report co-authored by Erica Hodgin, associate director of the Civic Engagement Research Group, finds that California civics education is falling short.
Univisión 34 interviews Andrés González, chief medical officer for UCR Health, on the CA COVID Notify pilot program that aims to limit the spread of COVID-19 by using smartphones.
Sonja Lyubomirsky, psychology professor, explains how performing random acts of kindness can help you feel happier.
Research by UCR neuroscientist Margarita Curras-Collazo and Elena Kozlova, neuroscience doctoral student, finds that flame retardants found in nearly every American home cause mice to give birth to offspring that become diabetic.
Andrea Polonijo, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Social Medicine, Population, & Public Health, talks about asymptomatic spread of the virus, and about helping underserved populations to get tested.
Sang-Hee Lee, anthropology professor, was interviewed by Dutch newspaper NRC about new research on female hunters.
KVCR interviews Political Science Professor Francisco Pedraza about record voter turnout during the pandemic, what is at stake for American democracy, and more.