Content Tagged with: Neuroscience

Diversifying the sciences

UC Riverside’s Khaleel Razak and Frances Sladek receive grants from the University of California-Hispanic Serving Institutions Doctoral Diversity Initiative

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Neurons are genetically programmed to have long lives

UC Riverside-led study identifies mechanism that prevents death of neurons

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

A match made in neural heaven: How a neuron grows an axon

Scientists unlock new molecular secrets to unravel the mystery

By Stacy Kish | | Health, Science / Technology

Among body shapes, pears are healthier than apples

Whether we like it or not, everyone accumulates fat. For women, it usually accumulates around the hips, resulting in a pear-shaped look. In men, fat tends to build up around the abdomen, creating an apple shape. As it turns out, it’s healthier to be a pear than an apple. A...

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Neuroscientist receives Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in neuroscience

Hongdian Yang is UC Riverside’s first recipient of the prestigious fellowship