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E-cigarette users are exposed to potentially harmful levels of metal linked to DNA damage
Zinc excess in the body correlates with oxidative stress
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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
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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.
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Astronomers discover unusual monster galaxy in the very early universe
XMM-2599 lived fast and died young, says UC Riverside-led international team
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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.
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Detection of very high frequency magnetic resonance could revolutionize electronics
UC Riverside-led research has applications in ultrafast and spin-based nanoscale devices
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America’s most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes in the brain
New UC Riverside research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety, and depression. 
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Doubling down on cancer-causing genes
NIH grant of $2.2 million could help researchers target two oncogenes, potentially leading to therapies for melanoma, lung cancer, and other tumors
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Research identifies possible on/off switch for plant growth
New research from UC Riverside identifies a protein that controls plant growth —  good news for an era in which crops can get crushed by climate change. 
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Two projects receive NIH grant for breast cancer research
UC Riverside research is supported by a four-year grant worth more than $1.2 million
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Vaping lung injury symptoms have been reported online for at least seven years
UC Riverside research used internet data mining to monitor health effects reported by electronic cigarette users over time
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Scientists develop new method to detect oxygen on exoplanets
UC Riverside scientists have developed a new method for detecting oxygen in exoplanet atmospheres that may accelerate the search for life. 
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UCR investigates some of the nation’s worst nitrogen pollution
Nitrogen pollution, largely from automobile exhaust, can reduce drinking water quality and make air difficult to breathe.  Thanks to a $1.1 million grant, UC Riverside scientists will soon understand how much nitrogen dry ecosystems in Southern California can absorb before they produce negative effects. 
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Gamma-ray laser moves a step closer to reality
Calculations by UC Riverside’s Allen Mills predict metastable positronium bubbles in liquid helium
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Simple experiment explains magnetic resonance
UC Riverside physics students design a table-top experiment for the classroom
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A green laser light going through the silicon quantum dots, and the silicon quantum dots re-emitting blue light (i.e. upconversion).
Making higher-energy light to fight cancer
Researchers use nontoxic silicon nanocrystals to convert low-energy photons into high-energy ones, bringing scientists closer to developing photodynamic treatments for cancer
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