Dr. Yinsheng Wang recognized as an outstanding scientist by NIEHS grant awards!
Eleven new researchers received competitive NIEHS Revolutionzing Innovative Visionary Environemental Health Research (RIVER) and Outstanding New Environmental Health Science (ONES) awards as of July 7. Dr. Yinsheng Wang will study how alkylated DNA lesions affect DNA stability with his RIVER...
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Nanomaterial Gives Robots Chameleon Skin
A new film made of gold nanoparticles changes color in response to any type of movement. Its unprecedented qualities could allow robots to mimic chameleons and octopi — among other futuristic applications.Unlike other materials that try to emulate nature’s color...
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Dr. Casselman selected for the the Academy for Distinguished Teachers Innovative Teaching Award
Three UC Riverside professors have been recognized for their exemplary teaching in the 2019-20 academic year by the Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education Jennifer Brown announced the winners Monday, May 4. Her office, in...
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2020 Alumni Award Winners Announced
The Chemistry department is pleased to recognize three outstanding graduate students, Tim Cholko, Emily Rigsby, and Chandler Greenwell with the 2020 Alumni Graduate Student Scholarships for their research excellence. Tim and Chandler are fourth-year graduate students, and Emily is in...
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Understanding bacteria’s metabolism could improve biofuel production
A new study reveals how bacteria control the chemicals produced from consuming ‘food.’ The insight could lead to organisms that are more efficient at converting plants into biofuels. The study, authored by scientists at UC Riverside and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has been published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface.
New method identifies adaptive mutations in complex evolving populations
UC Riverside study focused on how HIV mutates to escape the immune system
Sniffing your way to the gym
Exercise motivation could be linked to certain smells, UC Riverside mouse study finds
Grant enables first nationwide effort to save native bees
Though regional studies have tracked the decline of native bees, there hasn’t been a coordinated nationwide effort to monitor these pollinators — until now. UC Riverside entomologist Hollis Woodard and bee researchers at 11 other institutions are now gathering data that will help governments and land managers justify new protective regulations.