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More than $1 million in grants for computational chemistry and materials science

The research will improve understanding of catalysis and develop new photodetection technologies
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Natural gas engine can reduce smog from heavy-duty trucks

Simulated on-road testing shows the engine maintains near-zero emissions during all duty cycles
By Holly Ober | | 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

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

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

Genetically engineered virus spins gold into beads

The discovery could make production of some electronic components cheaper, easier, and faster
By Holly Ober | | 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

Early opaque universe linked to galaxy scarcity

Team led by UC Riverside astronomer George Becker used the Subaru telescope to make the discovery
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

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

Ten UC Riverside professors receive NSF CAREER awards

The awards support early career leaders in research and education
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Research offers new insights into malaria parasite

A team of researchers led by a University of California, Riverside, scientist has found that various stages of the development of human malaria parasites, including stages involved in malaria transmission, are linked to epigenetic features and how chromatin — the complex of DNA and proteins within the nucleus — is organized and structured in these...
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Scientists crack structure of enzyme complex linked to cancer

UC Riverside-led study offers important information for understanding “de novo DNA methylation"
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Highlander Venture Fund chooses UCR professor’s ‘next-generation’ mosquito repellent for second investment

Up to $500,000 will help a startup company market a killer repellent that’s nontoxic, natural, and sweet-smelling
By Jeanette Marantos | | Business

Researchers receive $1 million for project challenging long-standing paradigm in endocrinology

W. M. Keck Foundation award supports UC Riverside research aimed at showing membrane transporters guide flow of steroid hormones into cells
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

The science behind the scenes of ‘Basmati Blues’

UCR geneticist Norman Ellstrand lent his scientific expertise to a musical romantic comedy centered around genetically modified rice
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

Mysteries of nickel oxide – a promising spintronic material – are revealed

UC Riverside team determines how electron spins interact with crystal lattice in nickel oxide
By Richard Chang | | Science / Technology

UC Riverside research will help protect military software from hackers

Outdated military software and hardware is vulnerable to attack
By Richard Chang | | Science / Technology

Highlander venture fund makes its first investment

$250,000 supports San Diego-based NanoCellect Biomedical Inc.
By Richard Chang | | University

UCR Extension offers new series of STEM workshops based on the makerspace ideology

Join the 'Maker Movement' for hands-on learning the Makerspace way
By J.D. Warren | | University

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
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