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News Articles with Topic: Science / Technology

Study explores infant body position and learning

UC Riverside psychologist’s research provides strong evidence that infants’ motor skills directly impact the physical context of their everyday experiences

Study provides new insight into why galaxies stop forming stars

A team of UCR-led scientists get best measure yet of why star formation stopped in galaxy clusters in the early universe
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

Navy grant will increase community college STEM transfers to UC Riverside engineering

The TUNE program will help the college of engineering to recruit and educate transfers to fulfill Navy needs
By Holly Ober | | 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

Researchers identify new approach for controlling dengue fever and Zika virus

UC Riverside study uses gene-editing tool to disrupt serotonin receptor linked to egg production in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology, Health

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

Identification of a transporter that ferries steroids into cells could bring widespread benefits for human health
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

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

National Institutes of Health award to UCR’s Naoki Yamanaka recognizes highly innovative research
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

Silicone membranes create micron-scale temperature maps

Development could improve microfluidic devices used for point-of-care diagnostics
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Physicist to use optical trapping methods to study basic properties of solid-state materials

NSF-funded research represents a new approach to the field of 'crystal engineering'
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | 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

New security flaw discovered in Wi-Fi routers

Hackers can use your wireless router to extract information, and there’s not much you can do to stop them
By Holly Ober | | 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

Musical sensor shows bad medicine plays false note

Inspired by a musical instrument, the simple sensor can be constructed from common materials and used to detect adulterated or counterfeit drugs
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Renewable natural gas can help California meet climate goals

UC Riverside study finds California can replace up to 5 percent of its natural gas supply using existing raw materials and infrastructure, recommends new state standard
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Measuring greenhouse gases on the go

New mobile emissions van allows UCR researchers to track atmospheric emissions anytime, anywhere
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

Global warming, El Niño could cause wetter winters, drier conditions in other months

Research indicates warming ocean temperatures will intensify winter rainfall in California
By Jeanette Marantos | | Science / Technology

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
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