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Immortality Project Set To Begin
2012-08-05 06:50:09

A University of California at Riverside philosopher will be placed in charge of a new project analyzing the concept of immortality after receiving the largest grant ever presented to a humanities professor at the school.

2012-05-18 11:15:02

Black carbon aerosols and tropospheric ozone, both manmade pollutants emitted predominantly in the Northern Hemisphere's low- to mid-latitudes, are most likely pushing the boundary of the tropics further poleward in that hemisphere.

Beetle-Fungus Disease Threatens Crops And Landscape Trees In Southern California
2012-05-08 13:57:28

'Fusarium dieback' severely damaged avocados in Israel, says UC Riverside plant pathologist Akif Eskalen, who identified the fungus

Selenium Impacts Honey Bee Behavior And Survival
2012-04-26 06:48:50

UC Riverside entomologists develop 'proof of concept' that selenium may negatively impact honey bee populations at selenium-polluted sites

Image 1 - Paleontologists Discover Oldest Organism With A Skeleton
2012-03-10 05:50:09

Paleontologists have discovered the oldest organism with a skeleton in Australia.

2012-02-23 11:34:02

A UC Riverside Ph.D. candidate finds that ethnic media focus on public opinion and issues influences state legislators of every ethnicity.

2012-02-16 14:21:45

UC Riverside and CSU Northridge sociologists’ research suggests how bankers, stock brokers and mortgage lenders justified ruinous actions.

Image 1 - California Researchers Hoping To Reveal Secrets of Anti-Gravity
2012-01-30 05:16:30

A team of researchers from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) say they are close to determining whether or not anti-matter exerts a sort of "anti-gravity" in much the same what that ordinary matter exerts regular gravity.

Rarest Bumblebee in US Discovered In New Mexico
2011-12-06 13:13:20

Researchers from University of California Riverside, have recently rediscovered one of the rarest species of bumblebee in the United States - one that has not been seen in over 50 years.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.