How does photosynthesis work so efficiently?
How do living systems establish themselves and work so well? This is a question UC Riverside physicists Nathaniel M. Gabor and Jed Kistner-Morris, as well as scholarly writing expert Benjamin W. Stewart explore in an article they published in this month’s issue of Physics Today, a magazine of the American Institute of Physics. The trio zero in on...
A manual for engineering spin dynamics in nanomagnets
Manual can help debug and design nanomagnet devices
Treatment needs of unhoused Hawaiians requires more attention, study says
An estimated 326,000 to 580,000 individuals experience sheltered homelessness in the United States each night, putting them at risk for depression, anxiety, serious mental illness, substance use, and physical health problems. Nonetheless, little is known about their treatment needs, particularly of community-dwelling unhoused individuals living...
Anthropology professor co-authors study about climate change and the effects on human health
The study uses bioarchaeological data to trace the impact of climate change over the past 5,000 years
High religiosity/spirituality linked to better cardiovascular health
UC Riverside-led study focused on African Americans living in Jackson, Mississippi
Flavor chemical use is increasing popularity of tobacco-flavored products
Students and young adults are especially attracted to e-cigarettes with appealing flavors
Scientists classify entire planet’s ecosystems for the first time
Collaboration to enhance conservation goals
Antiferromagnetic hybrids achieve important functionality for spintronic applications
UC Riverside-led study shows robust spin transport at antiferromagnet/ferromagnet interfaces
Researchers report discovery of novel electronic state
Discovery can help understand interactions among electrons in two dimensions for engineering new electronic devices, says UC Riverside physicist
Formation of black holes linked to spatial dimensions
More spatial dimensions can facilitate the collapse of gas, UC Riverside study finds
Children and adolescents were 20% less physically active during COVID-19 pandemic
Meta-analysis paper calls for targeted public health initiatives to address the crisis
Astronomers identify protoclusters with new technique
Protoclusters are extended clumps of material that can eventually form today’s galaxy clusters. In a paper published in Nature, a research team, including UC Riverside physicist Simeon Bird and his graduate student Mahdi Qezlou, reports it has identified protoclusters using a new technique that differs from earlier methods by identifying clumps of...
Study identifies toxic byproduct from vaping of vitamin E acetate
UC Riverside research provides information on chemistry occurring during and post vaping
Payment shapes research participation decisions
Study used data from a national survey of people living with HIV
Reading intervention strategy shows promise for students with autism
A pilot study found statistically significant vocabulary gains for students with mild to moderate autism symptom severity.
Novel interventions needed for healthy aging with HIV
Review paper identifies barriers faced by older people living with HIV
Lack of diversity found in highest level of leadership within medical education communities
UC Riverside medical student looked at the specialty, race/ethnicity, and gender of medical school deans in 2019
How do diasporic Ethiopians make their futures in Southern California?
Anthropologist Worku Nida and a team of international scholars have just launched an ethnographic study of how Ethiopian immigrants make their futures and good life through informal savings and insurance associations
Educating lawmakers about ways to diversify California’s teacher workforce
Education professor Thomas Smith helped present a policy brief to legislature staffers
What do bullous dermatoses have to do with depression?
UC Riverside medical student Yasmin Gutierrez joins a research team to explore the question