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2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Putting the bite on the mosquitoes

Oh, the perils of vacationing in mosquito territory. These little bloodsuckers have made a meal of me around the globe, and I've longed for a definitive guide to repelling them.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Malaria, Thailand, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Travel, Laos Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, South Africa Travel

13 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Orchid named after UC Riverside researcher

One day about eight years ago, Katia Silvera , a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, Riverside, and her father were on a field trip in a mountainous area in central Panama when they stumbled upon an orchid they had never seen before.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, Travel, Panama Travel

22 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Oregon third baseman Mitchell Tolman discusses national honor and getting mad

Oregon sophomore Mitchell Tolman has been red hot at the plate as of late, hitting .600 last week and being named the national hitter of the week.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

EurekAlert!

Turning harmful gas into valuable fuels, chemicals

A University of California, Riverside researcher is leading a team that won a nearly $500,000 grant to study a process that transforms harmful greenhouse gas emissions into valuable fuels and chemicals by using a unique catalyst.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science, Louisiana State University

Nature Neuroscience

Assistant Specialist II

The Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for an Assistant Specialist to work on a research project on the mode of action of bacterial toxins using innovative approaches.

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Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA)

Patch.com

Stone, County Officials Meet with British Rep to Talk Jobs, Trade

Riverside County officials met Tuesday with the United Kingdom's chief representative in California to feel out future opportunities in foreign trade and similar interests that could benefit the region.

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Related Topix: Riverside County, CA, Riverside (Riverside, CA)

Phoenix New Times

ASU to Host Chaucer Celebration Friday April 18 in Tempe

Every two years, the ASU English Department takes a day to celebrate Geoffrey Chaucer; the so-called father of English poetry was pivotal in bringing vernacular Middle English into the realm of literature, where French and Latin dominated during the Middle Ages.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Nation

PM appoints Dr Mukhtar as HEC chief

After a long wait of over seven months and much wrangling over appointment procedure, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday appointed Dr Mukhtar Ahmed as the Higher Education Commission chief.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Morocco

Examiner.com

Celebrating 'Indigenous Choreographers at Riverside' April 29 to May 2, 2014

The University of California Riverside & its' department of dance presents, "Indigenous Choreographers at Riverside."

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Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA), Arts, Dance

The Press-Enterprise

Uc Riverside: Free workshops on Cahuilla language

Kim Marcus, right, a Serrano-Cahuilla Indian, leads a group of singers in December 2012 in performing Cahuilla bird songs before a tobacco blessing ceremony for the California Center for Native Nations.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona

Cal State

CSU boss tours Cal State L.A. campus

Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Ashish Vaidya and President William A. Covino meet White at the University Club.

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Related Topix: Cal State Los Angeles, Undercover Boss, Entertainment, Television, Cal State East Bay

NBC Los Angeles

Possible Abduction Attempts Reported at UC Riverside

UC Riverside campus police are asking students to be vigilant after two female students reported separate possible kidnapping attempts that happened within two hours of each other.

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Related Topix: Riverside, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Fresno State's Keenan Nelson one stroke off tournament lead

Fresno State junior Keenan Nelson is within a shot of the lead as the OGIO UC Santa Barbara Intercollegiate men's golf tournament heads into its final round today at Sandpiper Golf Course.

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Related Topix: UC Santa Barbara

EurekAlert!

Driven to high-energy excellence

Listening to Connor Richards, one might easily mistake him for a graduate student.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science, Astronomy, Santee, CA, San Diego County, CA

EurekAlert!

Professor receives young scientist honor

David Kisailus, the Winston Chung Endowed Chair of Energy Innovation at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering, has been named a Kavli Fellow.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

OregonLive.com

Ducks use big inning to race past UC Riverside 7-2 Friday night

No. 25 Oregon scored four runs in the third inning to break a scoreless tie and that was all Tommy Thorpe would need in leading the Ducks to a 7-2 win over UC Riverside on Friday in game one of a non-conference series at PK Park.

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The Press-Enterprise

RIVERSIDE: UCR boast a top chef

Robert Grider, senior operations manager for UC Riverside s Lothian Residential Restaurants, recently won a gold medal for cooking and was named the Southern California Chefs and Cooks Association s Chef of the Year.

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Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA), Stanford, CA

OregonLive.com

UC Riverside: College baseball open thread

If you're viewing this on an OregonLive app, click here to get live updates and comments on your mobile web browser.

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WNYC-AM New York

Troubled Limes

David Karp , produce columnist for the Los Angeles Times and citrus researcher with the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences at UC-Riverside, explains the lime shortage going on right now - what is causing it, what it means for consumers and the restaurant industry, and how it is affecting farmers in Mexico, where 95% of limes bought in the US ... (more)

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Medical News Today

The 3D structure for the malaria parasite genome could help identify new anti-malaria strategies

A research team led by a cell biologist at the University of California, Riverside has generated a 3D model of the human malaria parasite genome at three different stages in the parasite's life cycle - the first time such 3D architecture has been generated during the progression of the life cycle of a parasite.

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Related Topix: Malaria, Health, Cell Biology, Biology, Science

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