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2 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

RiversideHealing the Inland Empire

A lot of changes are inspiring the brighter view of Inland medical care: New hospitals, new medical schools and major expansions of existing medical centers.

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Related Topix: Loma Linda University, San Bernardino County, CA, Riverside County, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

RiversideUCR: Researchers find key component of autistic behavior

A UC Riverside-led team of researchers says it has found conclusive evidence that a naturally produced enzyme in the body is responsible for autism and other neurological disorders in people with Fragile X syndrome.

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Related Topix: Autism, Health

Patch.com

Surprising Trait Helps When Negotiating a Pay Raise

Men with wide faces are better negotiating raises than their narrow-faced brethren, but having a broad mug isn't helpful in scenarios requiring creative solutions, according to research conducted by two UC Riverside professors.

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EurekAlert!

Study gives new perspective on agricultural plastic, debris burning, and air quality

To reduce fire hazard in the United States, wildland managers often utilize the silvicultural practice of mechanically cutting woody shrubs and suppressed trees .

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Related Topix: Fire

Wed Jul 23, 2014

R & D

Study links enzyme to autistic behaviors

Fragile X syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes obsessive compulsive and repetitive behaviors, and other behaviors on the autistic spectrum, as well as cognitive deficits.

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Related Topix: Autism, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Minocin, Minocycline (generic)

Business Journal

a UC cashes in on nonresidents

Some people characterize the trend as "a fresh perspective," while others say that Californians are being squeezed out.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, UC San Diego, UC Berkeley, UC Merced

New Scientist

Oxygen oasis for early life found in ancient rock

FOR the first half of Earth's existence, there was no oxygen to be had. The air wasn't breathable and life in the oceans was little more than primitive sludge.

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Science / Technology

PhysOrg Weblog

Wide-faced men negotiate nearly $2,200 larger signing bonus

Having a wider face helps men when they negotiate for themselves but hurts them when they are negotiating in a situation that requires compromise.

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The Press-Enterprise

RiversideUC RIVERSIDE: Campus hosts 'boot camp' to ease Native Americans' entry

"I'm afraid because it's really hard to leave my family," he said, noting that college would mean he'd be away from taking part in the same rite for his little sister and participating in other important tribal ceremonies.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Kids

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Men With Wide Faces Are Better Negotiators

New research finds that men with wide faces tend to take a more competitive approach to negotiations than do their counterparts with smaller facial width-to-height ratios, helping them claim a bigger slice of the proverbial pie in negotiations that have obvious winners and losers.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Twilight tours offered at UC Riverside Botanic Gardens

The Friends of the University of California, Riverside, Botanic Gardens will host twilight tours at 6:30 p.m. July 25 and Aug. 15 at the gardens, on the east side of the UCR campus.

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EurekAlert!

UC Riverside entomologist receives international honor for chemical ecology contributions

Jocelyn Millar , a professor of entomology and cooperating faculty member in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded the Silver Medal for career achievement by the International Society of Chemical Ecology .

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Chemistry

EurekAlert!

Catching grease to cut grill pollution

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - A team of University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering students have designed a tray that when placed under the grates of a backyard grill reduces by 70 percent the level of a harmful pollutant produced during cooking.

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Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ABC News

Colleges Woo Native Americans With New Programs

Elijah Watson knows he wants to go to college. He also knows that it will be difficult to leave home on the Navajo reservation if he does.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, UC Los Angeles

Northern Michigan News

Colleges woo Native Americans with new programs

A growing number of universities are offering programs to recruit and prepare Native American students for a transition to college life that can bring on a wrenching emotional conflict.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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The Chinese are a bit superstitious, especially while giving the name to the cheap louboutins newborns.

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Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA)

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Women bishops? How American Episcopalians view Church of England vote.

When the Church of England voted Monday to allow women to become ordained as bishops, it broke another "stained glass ceiling."

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Related Topix: Religion, Anglican, Roman Catholic Church, Orthodox Church, Episcopal Church, Massachusetts

Design News

Researchers Develop Quick-Charging Li Battery Architecture

Though they have come a long way in terms of battery life, lithium-ion batteries still take a longer time to charge once they're depleted than most busy mobile-device or electric-vehicle owners would care to wait.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle

Mon Jul 14, 2014

TreeHugger

Sand boosts lithium-ion battery performance three-fold

Just like researchers have been trying to find less toxic, more natural components for use in solar panels , they have also been working on developing better, safer batteries.

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Electric Energy Online

VIASPACE Establishes Giant KingTM Grass Research Collaboration With the University of California

VIASPACE Inc. announced that the company has entered into a research collaboration with the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Division .

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Related Topix: California, Agriculture, Science, UC Davis, Riverside (Riverside, CA), Holtville, CA

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