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How a supermassive black hole originates
UC Riverside-led study points to a seed black hole produced by a dark matter halo collapse
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Trions exhibit novel characteristics in moiré superlattices
When two similar atomic layers with mismatching lattice constants — the constant distance between a layer’s unit cells — and/or orientation are stacked together, the resulting bilayer can exhibit a moiré pattern and form a moiré superlattice. 
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Yellow vein disease
Decoded genome of little-known disease offers hope for citrus
UC Riverside scientists are hoping the RNA of an obscure infection can one day be used like a Trojan horse to deliver life-saving treatments to citrus trees.
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Study of perception and memory in older adults will improve understanding of dementias
UC Riverside scientists will use a $2 million NIH grant to study the brain’s locus coeruleus
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A Message from Dean Kathryn Uhrich

From its roots in agricultural research, the College continues to expand its scientific reach with a number of internationally ranked programs addressing the most pressing scientific questions of our time …

 

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Measuring how a bottom quark decays
UC Riverside physicists performed the analysis
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Earth-spanning satellite images now available to anyone at UCR 
All UCR students and faculty can now access high-resolution satellite images of the entire planet thanks to a license granted to the Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable Agriculture, or AI4SA, project.
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How UCR created a successful COVID-19 testing program
When UC Riverside began discussing the creation of a COVID-19 testing program a year ago, the campus had no lab, no existing system, and no certainty about when students and employees could return safely. Several months after the launch of the program, the campus is planning a fall return and is celebrating a continued drop in positive coronavirus cases since January.
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Algorithm helps speed up simulation of vast, complex universes
UC Riverside astrophysicist Simeon Bird explains
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