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DEET Alternatives Of The Future
2013-10-03 04:27:36

In research that could lead to the development of a safer alternative to the DEET, scientists from the University of California, Riverside have discovered the olfactory receptors used by insects to sense the repellant.

Researchers Create 'Window' To The Brain
2013-09-03 08:41:40

University of California, Riverside researchers develop novel transparent skull implant that could provide new treatment options for disorders such as brain cancer and traumatic brain injury

Newly Discovered Wasp Named After UC Riverside
2013-05-07 12:13:16

An entomologist at the University of California, Riverside discovered a new wasp species in Russia and named it after the university, commonly abbreviated as UCR.

2013-04-30 13:58:34

Scholars have long known that voters tend to believe that the candidates they support will win, even when victory seems unlikely.

Possibility Of A More Dynamic Biological Oxygen Cycle On The Early Earth Than Previously Thought
2013-04-25 10:22:56

A research team of biogeochemists at the University of California, Riverside has provided a new view on the relationship between the earliest accumulation of oxygen in the atmosphere, arguably the most important biological event in Earth history, and its relationship to the sulfur cycle.

Earth’s Oxygen Poor Oceans Challenged Early Evolution Of Life
2013-03-19 08:59:17

An international research group led by biogeochemists at the University of California, Riverside has filled a billion-year gap in our understanding of conditions in the early ocean during a critical time in the history of life on Earth.

2013-02-07 15:32:44

When a pathogen attacks a plant, infection usually follows after the plant’s immune system is compromised.

Nicer Kids Are More Popular
2012-12-30 10:28:28

Kids who do nice things for others are more likely to be popular among their fellow classmates.

Early Evolution Linked To Climate Change And Oxygen Levels
2012-09-28 11:50:55

Geochemists from the University of California, Riverside teamed up with an international team of scientists to uncover new evidence linking together extreme climate change, elevation of oxygen levels and early animal evolution.

2012-09-26 13:19:50

Asian Americans likely to vote in November strongly prefer Barack Obama over Mitt Romney, but a large portion of voters – nearly one-third – remain undecided and could play a crucial role in battleground states.


Word of the Day
sipe
  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
The word 'sipe' comes from Old English and is related to 'seep'.
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