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Study shows common insecticide is harmful in any amount
A new UC Riverside study shows that a type of insecticide made for commercial plant nurseries is harmful to a typical bee even when applied well below the label rate.
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Fruit fly offers lessons in good taste
UC Riverside study shows food choice decisions require taste input
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Meet the 2021 Goldwater, Fulbright scholars 
Goldwater scholars Shayan Saeed and Ryan Gates; and U.S. Fulbright scholars Jacqueline Aguirre de la O and Zehra Qazi are recipients of two of the nation’s most prestigious awards.  The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship is one of the country’s most competitive honors in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, or STEM. The application process is rigorous and asks students to think deeply about their research and long-term goals.
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Making freshman calculus add up for more students
UC Riverside is leading a new, $1.26 million project to bring calculus classes to life for students who are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and math subjects. 
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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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Study evaluates Inland Empire transgender and gender nonconforming patients’ experiences
UC Riverside partnered with the Transgender Health and Wellness Center to conduct focus groups about patient experiences
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Scientists publish perspective on boosting stem cell immunity to viruses
Shou-wei Ding and Shabihah Shahrudin weigh in on research that could improve antiviral siRNA therapeutics
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Entomology department names first-ever Inclusivity Scholar
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Brain injury lab receives additional federal funding to boost research
Earlier this year, Viji Santhakumar, an associate professor of molecular, cell and systems biology, received funding from the National Institute of Neurological Disaster and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health, or NIH, to further pursue research on moderate concussive brain injury.
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