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How drones can help dairy farms manage methane emissions
Accurate atmospheric measurements directly over their farm can help farmers fight climate change
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New technology offers fighting chance against grapevine killer
Scientists at UC Riverside have a shot at eradicating a deadly threat to vineyards posed by the glassy-winged sharpshooter, just as its resistance to insecticide has been growing.
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How genome organization influences cell fate
UC Riverside-led study identifies how blood stem cells maintain their fate
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Meet the forest microbes that can survive megafires
New UC Riverside research shows fungi and bacteria able to survive redwood tanoak forest megafires are microbial “cousins” that often increase in abundance after feeling the flames.
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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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UCR researchers win Climate Resilience and Community Access grant
The Center for Conservation Biology at UC Riverside is among eight recipients of Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy's new Climate Resilience and Community Access grant program. The $400,000 grant will aid efforts to study climate resilience and improve the capacity to respond to climate change and outdoor equity. The project, titled “The Desert Climate Resilience Initiative for the Coachella Valley,” hopes to improve understanding about the resilience of desert vegetation, desert stored carbon, and natural resources relevant to communities.
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Study identifies toxic byproduct from vaping of vitamin E acetate
UC Riverside research provides information on chemistry occurring during and post vaping
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Physics undergraduate accepted into prestigious summer research program at Caltech
Peter Carney will work on an automated locking system for LIGO optomechanical amplifiers
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UC Riverside scientists dominate entomology society awards
Web of outstanding professionals ensnares top honors
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