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Ludwig Bartels and Alexander Balandin (c) UCR

 

Data-Driven Discovery of One-Dimensional Materials

 

Bartels and Balandin receive $1.12 million grant to discover new van der Waals materials
 

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Many parts of the world are in the midst of a deadly pandemic of cholera, an extreme form of watery diarrhea. UC Riverside scientists have discovered specific gut bacteria make some people resistant to it — a finding that could save lives.
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UC Riverside-led research team’s model to explain photosynthesis lays out the next challenging phase of research on how green plants transform light energy into chemical energy
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The discovery gives scientists a front seat to the earliest stages of planet formation
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UCR wins $10 million to develop AI for sustainable agriculture
The University of California, Riverside, has won a $10 million grant to develop artificial intelligence that will increase the environmental and economic stability of agriculture in the Western U.S. 
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