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Content Tagged with: College Of Natural And Agricultural Sciences

Nutrient-recycling microbes may feel the heat 

Study led by UCR researcher explores how climate change affects nature’s ability to recycle
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

Special journal issue looks for new clues about old life

Collection edited by UCR researchers focuses on the role of rising oxygen in the birth of complex life
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

UCR recognizes longtime generosity of Campbell family with building renaming

The University Laboratory Building is being renamed the “Rochelle and Allison Campbell Hall”
By Sarah Nightingale | | University

Oldest evidence for animals found by UCR researchers

Molecular fossil evidence suggests sponges lived on the ancient ocean floors 100 million years before the Cambrian period
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

Hook injury from catch-and-release can reduce fish feeding

Study shows mouth injuries caused by hook removal reduce feeding performance in suction-feeding fish
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

Rewriting the textbook on how steroid hormones enter cells

A discovery by scientists at UC Riverside may open up new ways to control steroid hormone-mediated processes, including growth and development in insects, and sexual maturation, immunity, and cancer progression in humans. Published today in Developmental Cell , the researchers used a well-studied fruit fly model to show that a transporter protein...
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

$2.3 million NIH grant will support efforts to stop mosquito-borne diseases 

A UC Riverside scientist has been awarded $2.3 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s ‘High-Risk, High-Reward’ program to study the role of steroid hormone transporters in insect development and reproduction. Naoki Yamanaka , an assistant professor of entomology, will translate that knowledge into new ways to combat the spread of...
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

Book taps into the racier aspects of plant sex

Now that UC Riverside professor Norman Ellstrand has your attention, he’d like to teach you about genetics
By Madeline Adamo | | Science / Technology

Picking the perfect pomegranate

Consumer sensory panel shows several promising alternatives to the industry-standard ‘Wonderful’ pomegranate
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

Climate-induced soil changes may cause more erosion and flash flooding

More intensive water cycle could have impact on biodiversity, human health, and water and food security
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

Climate change predicted to bring more extremes to inland southern california

Regional report authored by UCR researchers is included in California’s Fourth Climate Change Assessment
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

Nobel Laureate Barry Barish joins UC Riverside faculty

Physicist, whose contributions enabled the first observation of gravitational waves, is the university’s second Nobel Prize winner
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Professor receives grant to study how fish hunt

NSF grant will support research on how fish coordinate different body parts to catch prey
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

Getting high on worms

UC Riverside researchers show that in parasitic worm infection both the host and the worm produce cannabis-like molecules
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Scientists honored by American Geophysical Union

Marilyn Fogel and Timothy Lyons will be honored as new fellows during December meeting
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

Omega centauri unlikely to harbor life

Close encounters between stars in the Milky Way’s largest globular cluster leave little room for habitable planetary systems
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

Top-performing soil microbes could be key to sustainable agriculture

UCR research will help agronomists breed plants that attract their own growth-promoting microbes
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

In search of dark matter

Particle physicist Hai-Bo Yu is an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at UC Riverside. (I. Pittalwala, UCR) RIVERSIDE, Calif. — An international team of scientists that includes University of California, Riverside, physicist Hai-Bo Yu has imposed conditions on how dark matter may interact with ordinary matter — constraints that can help...
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Nobel Prize winner to join UC Riverside faculty

Richard Schrock, a Nobel Prize-winning chemist and UC Riverside alumnus, will join the faculty in UCR’s College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences in September 2018. He will be the inaugural George K. Helmkamp Founder’s Chair in Chemistry, named after one of the founding faculty members of UCR’s Department of Chemistry. UCR alumnus Richard...

New data science major promotes diversity in high-tech

Program will build new educational pathways in computing or technology for students, especially women, who otherwise would not study these subjects in college
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology
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