Content Tagged with: Research Blog

Study examines salt taste in flies

UC Riverside research uncovers mechanism that reduces intake of harmful levels of salt

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

What role does alternative splicing play in neurodegenerative disease?

UC Riverside scientists David Nikom and Sika Zheng explain in a timely review

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

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...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

A manual for engineering spin dynamics in nanomagnets

Manual can help debug and design nanomagnet devices

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

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...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

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

By Julia Woock |

High religiosity/spirituality linked to better cardiovascular health

UC Riverside-led study focused on African Americans living in Jackson, Mississippi

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Flavor chemical use is increasing popularity of tobacco-flavored products

Students and young adults are especially attracted to e-cigarettes with appealing flavors

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Scientists classify entire planet’s ecosystems for the first time

Collaboration to enhance conservation goals

By Jules Bernstein |

Antiferromagnetic hybrids achieve important functionality for spintronic applications

UC Riverside-led study shows robust spin transport at antiferromagnet/ferromagnet interfaces

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

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

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Formation of black holes linked to spatial dimensions

More spatial dimensions can facilitate the collapse of gas, UC Riverside study finds

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

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

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

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...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Study identifies toxic byproduct from vaping of vitamin E acetate

UC Riverside research provides information on chemistry occurring during and post vaping

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Payment shapes research participation decisions

Study used data from a national survey of people living with HIV

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

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.

By Holly Ober |

Novel interventions needed for healthy aging with HIV

Review paper identifies barriers faced by older people living with HIV

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

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

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

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

By Holly Ober |