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When disaster strikes, a search website for first responders will save lives

Researchers are building a tool that searches real-time text, photo, and video from many sources to help responders allocate resources
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

New bio-inspired technology is poised to disrupt the composites industry

The patented lightweight, impact-resistant technology could change the way we play sports, and improve wind-farm productivity and automotive fuel economy
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Supercomputing improves biomass fuel conversion

Researchers combine supercomputing with nano-imaging to reveal how to efficiently break down plant biomass and transform it into transportation fuels
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Publishing company Wiley acquires zyBooks

The web-based, interactive textbook replacements were invented by a UC Riverside computer scientist and commercialized by the startup he co-founded, Zyante Inc
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

This deep neural network fights deepfakes

Artificial intelligence to accurately detect altered photos is getting smarter
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Free dataset archive helps researchers quickly find a needle in a haystack

UCR STAR visualizes public spatio-temporal datasets through an interactive map
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Scientists decode DNA secrets of world’s toughest bean

UCR scientists have decoded the genome of black-eyed peas, offering hope for feeding Earth's expanding population, especially as the climate changes.

For UC Riverside Bioengineering Professor Immune System Research was Personal

Dimitrios Morikis, UC Riverside Professor of Bioengineering, passed away May 27, 2019. Professor Morikis is well known for his work in immunophysics and immunoengineering, where he used physics and engineering approaches to understand molecular mechanisms of immunology, develop disease models, and design new drugs and molecular sensors for autoimmune and...
By Angela Meluski | | Science / Technology

Three students receive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships

Another seven students also received prestigious honors.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

UC Riverside enrolls second-highest rate of first-generation freshmen in UC system   

A systemwide initiative was launched in 2016 to increase support for these students.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Grads and jobs: It pays to stay local

A UCR report finds more than 80% of graduates start their careers in California.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

UCR mechanical engineering professor receives award to quantify roadside pollutants

Near-road air quality continues to be an important issue for transportation agencies. Invisible plumes of dirty air from cars and trucks on roadways spread to surrounding neighborhoods increasing residents’ risk of cancer, asthma, heart disease, and other illnesses. Researchers have found that roadside barriers such as sound walls can provide...
By Katharine Hall | | Science / Technology

The mantis shrimp’s perfect shield

How it’s inspiring a new class of lightweight, impact-resistant materials
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Fiber-optic probe can see molecular bonds

Pointing the new nanoscopy tool like a Harry Potter wand reveals a high-resolution image of molecules
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Engineering her family's future

Andrea Cruz Castillo pushed through self-doubt and maternal guilt to launch a career in data administration and database management
By Holly Ober | | Students

‘A closed mouth doesn’t get fed’

This future PepsiCo associate was raised without her parents since the age of 9. Her resiliency transformed into grit
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

A ‘pivotal time in their lives’

Nearly 6,000 students are eligible to graduate this year, with ceremonies running from May 31- June 17.
By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Seeing inside superfog

High humidity and plant moisture combine with cold air and smoke from burning vegetation to form particularly dense fog, but researchers can’t predict when
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Astronauts might soon grow SPACE tomatoes

Grant to UC Riverside could help put tiny tomato plants on the International Space Station
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Sustainable laundry dryer lands third in design competition

The solar thermal technology directs heated air from the attic into a closet where wet clothes are hanging
By Holly Ober | | Students, Science / Technology
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