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Electronic Nose Prototype Can Sniff Out Harmful Substances
2012-08-23 07:55:23

Research by Nosang Myung, a professor at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering, has enabled a local company to develop an "electronic nose" prototype that can detect small quantities of harmful substances.

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.


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