Latest Stories for May 1st, 2024

Research breakthrough on birth defect affecting brain size

Nonsense-mediated RNA decay, or NMD, is an evolutionarily conserved molecular mechanism in which potentially defective messenger RNAs, or mRNAs (genetic material that instructs the body on how to make proteins), are degraded. Disruption of the NMD pathway can lead to neurological disorders, immune diseases, cancers, and other pathologies. Mutations...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

New parking dispensers installed in campus lots

UC Riverside Transportation Services has installed new self-service parking permit dispensers at eight lots and the two campus entrance kiosks. The new permit dispensers, installed in March, provide an additional way to pay for short-term parking along with the ParkMobile app. The machines accept most credit cards, Apple Pay, and Google Wallet but...

By Imran Ghori |

UCR joins international health promotion initiative

UC Riverside has joined an international group of universities and colleges in adopting the Okanagan Charter, pledging to incorporate health and well-being into all aspects of campus policies and practices. The campus marked UCR’s adoption of the principles in the document in a symbolic signing ceremony Tuesday, April 30 at Hinderaker Lawn...

By Imran Ghori |