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To Impress Females, Costa’s Hummingbirds “Sing” With Their Tail Feathers

Unlike related hummingbird species, Costa’s perform their dives to the side of females, rather than in front of them. In a paper published today in Current Biology, researchers at the University of California, Riverside show this trajectory...
12-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tobacco Shops Associated With Crime in Urban Communities of Color

Tobacco shops, also known as smoke shops, may represent potential “nuisance properties” in urban communities of color, a study led by a researcher at the University of California, Riverside has found. Nuisance properties are properties where...
5-Jan-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Concrete or Vague? How CEOs Talk Can Send Stocks Up or Down

UC Riverside business professor says concrete vocabulary can build trust among analysts.
3-Jan-2018 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites


Genetic Changes Help Mosquitoes Survive Pesticide Attacks

UCR study shows how intensive pesticide use is driving mosquito evolution at the genetic level
3-Jan-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Newly Discovered Exoplanet Will be Swallowed by Own Star

An unusual and unstable eccentric planet orbiting a giant star highlights the diversity of planetary systems
30-Nov-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers Identify Hormone for Treating Sepsis

Biomedical scientists at the University of California, Riverside have identified a hormone that may lead to improved survival rates for patients with sepsis. Using a mouse model, they have discovered that the human protein resistin could be used to...
14-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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

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