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29 min ago | Green Car Congress
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have synthesized a porous nano-silicon material from beach sand via a highly scalable heat scavenger-assisted magnesiothermic - i.e., using a combination of heat and magnesium - reduction.
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4 hrs ago | Free Republic
"This is the holy grail - a low cost, non-toxic, environmentally friendly way to produce high performance lithium ion battery anodes," said Zachary Favors, a graduate student working at University of California, Riverside, whose research was published in the journal Nature Scientific Reports this week.
8 hrs ago | CBS News
A new app developed by researchers at the University of California, Riverside, is helping boost brain power and improve the ability to process visual information.
10 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
"If this crisis gets prolonged … I think that's a threat for immigration reform, not even in the short term but in the next few years," said Karthick Ramakrishnan, associate professor of political science at the University of California-Riverside.
Sexual selection enhances opportunities to mate, the tail of male peacocks being an iconic example.
Many technologies depend on others in order to operate and advance. What may be the best example of such a supporting technology is the battery, and without some new discoveries, it may be limiting future mobile devices.
James Holmes sits in court in a June 2013 photo. Holmes' trial in the 2012 shootings that left 12 Aurora, Colo., moviegoers dead was delayed again July 9. - 2013/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The trial in the Colorado theater shootings was delayed again Wednesday, July 9, because the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Eagan Holmes will take more ... (more)
Congregants pray at a mosque in Paterson, New Jersey. The NSA and FBI reportedly spied on prominent Muslim Americans following the 9/11 attacks, according to a leaked government document.
Jason Stajich , an associate professor of plant pathology and microbiology at the University of California, Riverside, has been awarded the 2014 Alexopoulos Prize by the Mycological Society of America, a scientific society dedicated to advancing the science of mycology - the study of fungi of all kinds including mushrooms, molds, truffles, yeasts, ... (more)
More photos in On the Town. Photo by Cheryl Basye The Idyllbeast celebrates the Fourth of July by marching in the annual parade hosted in Idyllwild.
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times.
The New York Times featured a story by writer Edan Lepucki chronicling her miserable honeymoon.
A team of University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering students have won an EPA student design contest for a device they created that curbs harmful pollutant emitted from lawnmowers by 93 percent.
Ripping a page from the Star Trek script, specialized cells of the barrier that lines the inside of the intestines and airways of humans have invoked a biological version of Captain Kirk's famous command "shields up" as a first defense against invading microbes.
According to the, the research opens the path for novel display applications relying on the instantaneous and contactless nature of ma......
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