Study identifies new temperature sensing mechanism in plants
Phytochrome foci have different behaviors at different temperatures and types of light
Ancestor of all animals identified in Australian fossils
A wormlike creature that lived more than 555 million years ago is the earliest bilaterian
Biochemist spins out joint venture company with Atomwise
Over the past few years, biochemist John Jefferson Perry at the University of California, Riverside, has collaborated on a number of projects with Atomwise Inc., a company that uses artificial intelligence, or AI, for drug discovery. Now Perry and the company have formed a joint venture called Theia Biosciences.
How associative fear memory is formed in the brain
UC Riverside mouse study provides insights into how pathological fear memory in PTSD could be suppressed
Some domesticated plants ignore beneficial soil microbes
Domestication yielded bigger crops often at the expense of plant microbiomes
How a virus forms its symmetric shells
UC Riverside-led study could inform the design of engineered nano-shells used in drug delivery
Quantum leap for quantum computing
UC Riverside will lead collaborative effort at developing scalable quantum computers
Flower faithful native bee makes a reliable pollinator
Just like us, the humble sweat bee has a daily routine
Early intervention following traumatic brain injury reduces epilepsy risk
UC Riverside-led rat study finds an immune receptor in the hippocampus is responsible for the onset of the disease after brain injuries
Sugar-poor diets wreak havoc on bumblebee queens’ health
UC Riverside study shows that without adequate sugar, a bumblebee queen’s fat body, which functions like a human liver, does not correctly produce enzymes required for healthy metabolism and detoxification from pesticides.
Ancient meteorite site on Earth could reveal new clues about Mars’ past
UC Riverside scientists have devised new analytical tools to break down the enigmatic history of Mars’ atmosphere — and whether life was once possible there.
E-cigarette users are exposed to potentially harmful levels of metal linked to DNA damage
Zinc excess in the body correlates with oxidative stress
New research shows how the malaria parasite grows and multiplies
Study co-led by UC Riverside scientist could help develop strategies to combat the disease
New commuter concern: cancerous chemical in car seats
A new UC Riverside study concludes the longer your commute, the more you're exposed to a chemical flame retardant that is a known carcinogen, phased out of furniture use because it required a Proposition 65 warning label in California.
Astronomers discover unusual monster galaxy in the very early universe
XMM-2599 lived fast and died young, says UC Riverside-led international team
Agricultural area residents in danger of inhaling toxic aerosols
Excess selenium from fertilizers and other natural sources can create air pollution that could lead to lung cancer, asthma, and Type 2 diabetes, according to new UC Riverside research.