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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.

Researchers Study Flight Patterns Of Mosquitoes
2011-10-01 07:27:04

Experiments by University of California Riverside entomologists demonstrate mosquitoes are attracted first to carbon dioxide, then to skin odors; findings could lead to more effective mosquito traps.

2011-09-27 11:22:00

An accidental discovery in a physicist’s laboratory at the University of California, Riverside provides a unique route for tuning the electrical properties of graphene, nature’s thinnest elastic material.

2011-09-27 10:37:53

An accidental discovery in a physicist's laboratory at the University of California, Riverside provides a unique route for tuning the electrical properties of graphene, nature's thinnest elastic material.

Image 1 - Evidence For Iron-Rich Ancient Ocean Changes View Of Earth's Early History
2011-09-08 06:26:25

Discovery challenges previous models for environment in which early life evolved.

2011-09-07 20:13:41

Violent crime could be reduced significantly if policymakers at the local level limit the number of neighborhood liquor stores and ban the sale of single-serve containers of alcoholic beverages.

2011-09-02 16:53:22

UC Riverside researchers suggest that goldspotted oak borer invasion might be contained by controlling the movement of firewood.

2011-07-29 14:52:25

Researchers from UC Riverside and Duke University propose a new and less expensive approach to treating depression.

2011-07-28 23:34:38

Chemists at the University of California, Riverside have accomplished in the lab what until now was considered impossible: transform a family of compounds which are acids into bases.

2011-07-21 14:03:08

Do people believe good and bad luck can be washed away?


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.