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UCR researchers use DNA splicing to prevent Zika virus, dengue fever

On Oct. 1, 2018, Distinguished Professor of Entomology Alexander Raikhel and Lin Ling, a postdoctoral scholar at UCR, published their research on the genetic...

Inland Empire Poverty Summit examines local economic hardship

The Inland Empire Poverty Summit was a conference held jointly by the UCR Blum Initiative on Global and Regional Poverty, a research program dedicated...

Multidisciplinary Research Building to finish construction this year

UCR’s new Multidisciplinary Research Building (MRB), just north of the existing Materials Science and Engineering Building (MSE), will finish construction at the end of...

Unblocked: UCR research reveals abundance of anti-adblocking software

On Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, a UCR research study was published reporting that up to 3,050 of the top 10,000 visited websites use anti-ad...

UCR research shows how Argentine ants have been a successful invasive...

A recent UCR research paper, “Verification of Argentine Ant Defensive Compounds and Their Behavioral Effects on Heterospecific Competitors and Conspecific Nestmates,” explores how Argentine...

New genetic research reveals consequences of pesticide use on mosquito evolution

Researchers from the UCR Department of Entomology have learned more about the genetic changes exacerbated by pesticidal chemicals used on mosquitoes. According to the...

UCR scientists continue efforts to combat weevils

South American palm weevils have been slowly destroying Southern California’s iconic palm trees. On Oct. 1, the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR)...

Researchers discover harmful effects of thirdhand smoking

Manuela Martins-Green, a professor of cell biology at UC Riverside, and chair of the Department of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology, has led her...

A Word of Advice From … Associate Professor Kate Sweeny

Associate Professor of Psychology Kate Sweeny has conducted groundbreaking research on anxiety, worrying, coping and the stress that comes with awaiting news. She has...

Three UCR scholars awarded Fulbright grants

It was announced in late April that three humanities and social sciences scholars at UCR have been awarded the Fulbright grants for the 2017-18...