For some distant worlds, carbon monoxide may actually be compatible with a robust microbial biosphere
UC Riverside study could lead to better strategies for protecting crops from attacks by pathogens
A team of researchers, including two from the University of California, Riverside, has identified the genes responsible for the hallmark sour taste of many citrus fruits. Published Tuesday, Feb. 25 in Nature Communications, the research could help plant breeders develop new, sweeter varieties. Modern citrus varieties have been bred over thousands...
You don’t want Careen Khachatoorian for a sister. Not if you smoke, you don’t. Careen’s older brother is trying to conceive a child with his partner. A typical text to her smoker-brother includes a link to a sins-of-smoking article, and reads like this: “See? Pregnant mothers have a greater chance of delivering a child with ADHD if they are exposed...
NASA is uniting experts across multiple disciplines to investigate life's beginnings on our planet -- and to explore if and how life sprung up elsewhere in the universe
Experimental study done at UC Riverside and University of Washington on monolayer tungsten ditelluride could lead to more energy-efficient electronic devices
UC Riverside astronomers develop educational workshop converting astronomical phenomena into vibrations that can be felt rather than heard
The first production of an electron liquid at room temperature opens the way for new optoelectronic devices and basic physics studies
UC Riverside-led research could help develop novel therapeutic strategies to combat malaria
Females love males with big dorsal fins, but the appendages first evolved for males to fight other males
When it gets hot outside, humans and animals have the luxury of seeking shelter in the shade or cool, air-conditioned buildings. But plants are stuck. While not immune to changing climate, plants respond to the rising mercury in different ways. Temperature affects the distribution of plants around the planet. It also affects the flowering time,...
UC Riverside-led research, done on the Big Island, shows effects of mite introduction have cascaded through entire pathogen communities
International research team, co-led by UC Riverside physicist, shows how pure graphene efficiently converts light into electricity
Projects include the study of aquatic insect communities, bumble bees, and the impact of climate change on plants