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9 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

RIVERSIDE: Scientists dedicate themselves to keep legendary orange tree alive

Georgios Vidalakis, director of the Citrus Clonal Protection Program, sits July 8 inside a UC Riverside lab, where the DNA of the Parent Washington Navel Orange Tree can be tested.

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Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA), Citrus, CA, Genetics, Medicine

Yesterday | The Daily Nexus

Changes in UCSB Health Insurance

Students with health insurance providers outside of a 30-mile radius around Student Health are now ineligible to waive Gaucho Health Insurance according to policy changes made earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, UC Santa Cruz, UC Berkeley, UC Davis

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Tracy and Matt's Blog

4 Simple Steps to a More Ergonomically Friendly Workplace

Back pain and other related symptoms are among the top 10 reasons workers visit a physician , according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Related Topix: Back Pain, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Switched

Think Twice Before Using Your Smartphone

He plays bass guitar, and rather well some say. He discovered Christianity for himself and reads biblical texts.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Gmail, iPhone App, CPU, Michigan

Los Angeles Times

UC campuses dominate top of Washington Monthly rankings

Four UC campuses -- San Diego, Riverside, Berkeley and Los Angeles -- placed in the top spots in annual "socially conscious" rankings of national universities being released Monday by Washington Monthly magazine.

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, University of Washington

NewsFactor

Gmail Hackable by Android Apps

The researchers behind the study tested the hack on an Android phone, but say it can likely also affect devices using other operating systems.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, Computer Security

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Wave

CSULB has responsibility to improve city, new president says

Jane Close Conoley is Cal State Long Beach's seventh president. She begins her first semester at the school this fall.

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Related Topix: Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, UC Santa Barbara

Sat Aug 23, 2014

KIRO-TV Seattle

Android security flaw leaves Gmail vulnerable to hackers

Security researchers have uncovered a major flaw in mobile operating systems which could give hackers easy access to personal information.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

App attacks: How can mobile users stay safe?

Noah Meloccaro, right, compares his older iPhone 4s to the new iPhone 5 held by Both Gatwech, outside the Apple Store in Omaha, Neb.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Apple Store, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Lookout, us Travel, Travel

EurekAlert!

5 UC Riverside scientists among world's most influential scientific minds

This image shows clockwise from top left: UC Riverside's Roya Bahreini, Julia Bailey-Serres, Yadong Yin, Wei Ren, and Robert Haddon are among individuals, identified by Thomson Reuters, to have published... RIVERSIDE, Calif.

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Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA), Chemistry, Science

The Inquirer

Cyber security experts find 92 percent successful Gmail hack

US SECURITY RESEARCHERS have found out how to hack Gmail with up to 92 percent success across the Android, Windows and iOS operating systems due to a vulnerability.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Newswise

Unequal Demands on Women for University Service Retard Careers

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Women professors are asked to serve on university committees in such disproportionate numbers that they are deprived of research time that is essential for promotion and find their careers lagging behind their male colleagues as a result, according to University of California, Riverside sociologist Karen Pyke.

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Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA)

NBC Los Angeles

Above-Average Rain, But No Drought Relief for California

Above-average rainfall in late summer did little to improve drought conditions in California during a third-consecutive dry year, according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor report.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Riverside County, CA

Newswise

Science Fiction Through Lens of Racial Inclusiveness

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Generations of science fiction writers have envisioned futures marked by space travel, robots, and galactic empires.

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Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA), Robots, Science / Technology

EurekAlert!

Hacking Gmail with 92 percent success

UC Riverside assistant professor is among group that develops novel method to attack apps on Android, and likely other, operating systems A team of engineers have developed a method that allows them to successfully hack into apps up to 92 percent of the time.

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Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA), Science, Computer Science

Wed Aug 20, 2014

GalleyCat

New Management Could Threaten World's Largest Sci-Fi Library

Science fiction author Nalo Hopkinson has raised concerns that new management at the Eaton Science Fiction Collection - the world's largest public science fiction and fantasy library in the world housed at the University of California Riverside- could threaten the institution.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Does parenthood doom you to a life of stress and fatigue? Or are children truly 'bundles of joy'?

Some studies have suggested that parenthood hurts happiness; others suggest the opposite.

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Related Topix: Parenting

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Mixing up sci-fi, diversity

UC Riverside is receiving a $175,000 grant to explore science fiction written by people of color, examine how science fiction can be used to bring about social change and study the colonial roots and legacies of the field.

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Related Topix: Riverside (Riverside, CA), African-American, Asian-American

The Press-Enterprise

RiversideRIVERSIDE: Ecology research paper wins national award

In May, Ashkaan K. Fahimipour, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in UC Riverside's Department of Biology, and a colleague published a research paper in Ecology Letters, a top ecology journal.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, Princeton University, Entomology

Kansas City InfoZine

MNU Cross Country Track & Field to Compete in 2015-2016

Olathe, KS - infoZine - MNU Director of Athletics Kevin Steele announced that he has hired Nate Wiens as its new head Cross Country and Track & Field coach.

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Related Topix: Olathe, KS, Family, Kids

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