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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 seismologist Abhijit Ghosh in Nepal
The thrust of the problem
A new understanding of a fault that caused a deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake can help scientists better predict where and when the next big one will hit.
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Scientists crack structure of a novel enzyme linked to cell growth and cancer
UC Riverside-led study could lead to the development of drugs that target liver and other cancers
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The most spectacular celestial vision you’ll never see
Contrary to previous thought, a gigantic planet in wild orbit does not preclude the presence of an Earth-like planet in the same solar system – or life on that planet. What’s more, the view from that Earth-like planet as its giant neighbor moves past would be unlike anything it is possible to view in our own night skies on Earth, according to new research led by Stephen Kane, associate professor of planetary astrophysics at UC Riverside. 
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New research finding gives valleytronics a boost
UC Riverside-led team overcomes a stumbling block in this relatively new technology
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