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Making sense of a ‘7.1’
Abhijit Ghosh, UCR associate professor of geophysics, is racing to understand everything he can about the fault that was unknown until it produced a 7.1 magnitude earthquake on July 5. Ghosh's work could help officials prepare for the next big shake.
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An alternate theory for what causes Alzheimer's disease
A UC Riverside study points to lysosomal storage observed in all brains afflicted with the disease; finding could open up new avenues for treatment and prevention
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Out of this world: An alumna’s dream comes true
Brittany Seto ’16, who studied computer science at UC Riverside, interned at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where a record number of UCR undergraduates are spending the summer
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Grant to physicist gives study of strongly interacting systems a boost
A physicist at the University of California, Riverside, has received a grant of about $523,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy to study the possible emergent behavior of “strongly interacting systems,” an important area of focus in solid-state physics.  Specifically, when the repulsive Coulomb force between electrons in a solid becomes strong, new behaviors — not easily understood from knowledge of the microscopic laws of nature — are possible. 
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Elite Food and Agriculture Research fellowship goes to UCR doctoral student
  UC Riverside Environmental Toxicology doctoral student Danielle Stevenson is one of only 17 people nationwide selected as a 2019 Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research, or FFAR, fellow.  Environmental Toxicology doctoral student Danielle Stevenson. (UCR / Ilse Ungeheuer)The fellowship program is run by the College of…
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CIFAR awards prestigious fellowships to UCR professors studying fungi
  For their proposal to study the dangers and benefits of fungi, the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, or CIFAR, has awarded fellowships to two UCR professors, Hailing Jin and Jason Stajich.  As CIFAR fellows, Jin and Stajich join a community of researchers that includes 19 Nobel laureates and more than 400 of the world’…
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Telescope viewing on campus, Apollo 11 moon landing celebration at UCR
Celebrating a trip to the moon
  About 200 adults and children attended a celebration on campus July 11 of the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 moon mission. Attendees partook in telescope viewings of the moon, engaged in hands-on activities, and attended a lecture titled “Fifty Years of Discovery — From the Moon to Mars and Beyond.”  Children…
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White House honors two UCR professors with early career award
  Nathaniel Gabor and Suveen Mathaudhu have been awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government for scientists and engineers at the beginning stages of their careers. The White House announced July 3 that Nathaniel Gabor, an associate professor of…
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