Artificial photosynthesis can produce food without sunshine
Scientists are developing artificial photosynthesis to help make food production more energy-efficient here on Earth, and one day possibly on Mars
Yeast and bacteria together biosynthesize plant hormones for weed control
Synthetic strigolactones could also improve nutrient uptake in crops
Modified yeast inhibits fungal growth in plants
External application could reduce agricultural reliance on fungicides
Coveting yeast? It's much more than a loaf of bread
While quarantined bakers discover sourdough starters, bioengineers tweak yeast to produce compounds that could fight cancer
Highlander Venture Fund invests in Basilard BioTech
The UC Riverside-based startup will use the investment to develop next-generation prototypes
Bioengineering-led Neuroengineering Symposium brings more than 80 academic experts to share their advancement and build partnerships
UCR’s Department of Bioengineering led the campus’ first Computational Neuroimaging and Neuroengineering Symposium (CNNS) in November. The symposium brought together more than 80 cognitive neuroscientists, computational psychologists, bioengineers and neuroengineers, electrical and computer engineers, and computer scientists to discuss new advances and results in the fast-growing field. Students, postdocs, and...
Bioengineering to host an open house of its new Pediatric Rehabilitation Technology Lab showcasing advancements in pediatric assistive devices
The ability to move independently permits us to examine the world around us. Children born with motor impairments face unique challenges to learn about their environment and develop cognitively and socially through locomotion. Innovative research in pediatric rehabilitative technologies allow children with these disabilities to interact with and explore their...
Genetically engineered virus spins gold into beads
The discovery could make production of some electronic components cheaper, easier, and faster
Electrons take one step forward without two steps back
Scientists use molecular dipoles to accelerate electron transfer in one direction and completely suppress it in the other. This “holy grail” of energy science could hasten the design of new and superb energy and electronic materials
UCR bioengineer awarded Fulbright grant
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) — A University of California, Riverside scholar has been awarded a Fulbright grant to conduct research at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil for 2018-19. Valentine Vullev, a professor of bioengineering whose research areas include molecular photonics and biophotonics, will continue his research into bioinspired charge-transfer...
UCR Bioengineer Awarded Fulbright Grant
A University of California, Riverside scholar has been awarded a Fulbright grant to conduct research at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil for 2018-19. Valentine Vullev, a professor of bioengineering whose research areas include molecular photonics and biophotonics, will continue his research into bioinspired charge-transfer systems — particularly, bioinspired...