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Simple experiment explains magnetic resonance
UC Riverside physics students design a table-top experiment for the classroom
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A green laser light going through the silicon quantum dots, and the silicon quantum dots re-emitting blue light (i.e. upconversion).
Making higher-energy light to fight cancer
Researchers use nontoxic silicon nanocrystals to convert low-energy photons into high-energy ones, bringing scientists closer to developing photodynamic treatments for cancer
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Earthquakes, chickens, and bugs, oh my!
New big data algorithms improve earthquake detection; monitor livestock health and agricultural pests
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UCR scientists rank among world’s most influential scholars
The world’s most influential scientific researchers in 2019 include 10 current UCR scholars.  In its annual list, Clarivate Analytics names the most highly cited researchers — those whose work was most often referenced by other scientific research papers for the preceding decade in 21 fields across the sciences and social sciences. The 2019 list is based on citations between 2008-18.
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