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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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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.
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New method identifies adaptive mutations in complex evolving populations
UC Riverside study focused on how HIV mutates to escape the immune system
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Exercise motivation could be linked to certain smells, UC Riverside mouse study finds
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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.
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