Content Tagged with: postdoc

Research to focus on small molecule that can help fight breast cancer

UC Riverside and City of Hope awarded Department of Defense grants for the collaborative project
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

Harmful metals found in vapors from tank-style electronic cigarettes

UC Riverside study analyzed six popular e-cigarette tanks and their atomizers
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

Physicists’ finding could revolutionize information transmission

UC Riverside-led team identifies dark trions as the next carrier of quantum information

Study finds electronic cigarettes damage brain stem cells

A research team at the University of California, Riverside, has found that electronic cigarettes, often targeted to youth and pregnant women, produce a stress response in neural stem cells, which are critical cells in the brain. Present throughout life, stem cells become specialized cells with more specific functions, such as...

Carbon monoxide detectors could warn of extraterrestrial life

For some distant worlds, carbon monoxide may actually be compatible with a robust microbial biosphere
By Sarah Simpson | | Science / Technology

Immigrant Asian American women may be at higher risk for breast cancer

Research highlights differences in risk among Asian American women who immigrated versus their U.S.-born counterparts
By Tess Eyrich | | Health

The vibrating universe: Making astronomy accessible to the deaf

UC Riverside astronomers develop educational workshop converting astronomical phenomena into vibrations that can be felt rather than heard
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

UC psychologists devise free test for measuring intelligence

Raven’s Advanced Progressive Matrices, or APM, is a widely used standardized test to measure reasoning ability, often administered to undergraduate students. One drawback, however, is that the test, which has been in use for about 80 years, takes 40 to 60 minutes to complete. Another is that the test kit...

Picking the perfect pomegranate

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

Genetic changes help mosquitoes survive pesticide attacks

UCR study shows how intensive pesticide use is driving mosquito evolution at the genetic level
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology