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Prototype Shows How Tiny Photodetectors Can Double Their Efficiency

UC Riverside physicists have developed a photodetector – a device that converts light into electrons – by combining two distinct inorganic materials and producing quantum mechanical processes that could revolutionize the way solar energy is...
6-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Genetically Modified Soybean Oil Causes Less Obesity and Insulin Resistance but Negatively Impacts Liver Function

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UC Riverside mouse study compares Plenish to conventional soybean, coconut, and olive oils
4-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Smells Like Queen Spirit

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Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have begun to unravel the molecular mechanisms behind how ants use their sense of smell to distinguish between colony members so they can work together in a complex, hierarchical society.
23-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Getting Therapeutic Sound Waves Through Thick Skulls

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Ultrasound brain surgery has enormous potential for the treatment of neurological diseases and cancers, but getting sound waves through the skull and into the brain is no easy task. To address this problem, a team of researchers from the University...
2-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Infected Insects Cause a Stink

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In a paper published today in Scientific Reports, a team led by Adler Dillman, assistant professor of parasitology in UCR’s College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, has shown how nematodes use smell to seek out uninfected insects, which they...
24-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Squeezing Every Drop of Fresh Water from Waste Brine

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UCR research expands efforts to provide clean water for the world’s growing population
19-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Demand for Housing Fuels Major Jump in Inland Empire Building Activity

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Impressive job growth, wage gains, and construction activity all show the region’s economy bucking a broader statewide slowdown.
19-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Making Batteries From Waste Glass Bottles

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have used waste glass bottles and a low-cost chemical process to create nanosilicon anodes for high-performance lithium-ion batteries. The batteries will...
20-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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