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55 min ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

RIVERSIDE: Possibly suicidal man threatens UCR tower jump

A naked man threatened to jump from the 161-foot bell tower at UC Riverside Sunday before police talked him out of it and he was brought down in an elevator a short time later, officials said.

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Related Topix: Fire

RecordNET

Reasonable solution to help UC system fulfill its promise

The something is aggressive out-of-state/out-of-nation student recruitment, an effort expanded during the height of the Great Recession when state support for the UC system plummeted.

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Related Topix: UC Davis, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

ANTS: Argentine ants are tiny pests that are a big nuisance

Gel bait products containing the active ingredient thiamethoxam are available at stores.

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

Wed Aug 13, 2014

EurekAlert!

Statistical model predicts performance of hybrid rice

Genomic prediction, a new field of quantitative genetics, is a statistical approach to predicting the value of an economically important trait in a plant, such as yield or disease resistance.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Agriculture, The National, Entertainment, Television

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Boing Boing

UC Riverside's world-class science fiction library under threat

Science fiction author Nalo Hopkinson, a professor at UC Riverside, sounds the alarm about a change in management at the Eaton Science Fiction Collection, the largest public science fiction and fantasy in the world.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

RiversideFASHION: Young designer has fresh ideas for Inland urban styles

And now the San Bernardino resident and UC Riverside graduate hopes Inland residents will reciprocate as he launches his career as a fashion designer.

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Related Topix: Cal State San Bernardino

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Black Enterprise

New Study: Does Shape of a Man's Face Impact Career Success?

It's no secret that there's a strong correlation between good looks and career success, especially when it comes to women.

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Related Topix: Columbia University

CBS Local

Pacific Ship Operators To Be Paid For Slowing Down In Whale Feeding Areas

Shipping giants will soon be getting $2,500 incentives to slow down through the Santa Barbara Channel, according to the Center for Environmental Research & Technology at U.C. Riverside.

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The Orange County Register

Photos of stillborn baby go viral

When Emily and Richard Staley made the decision to photograph their stillborn daughter moments after she was delivered, they had no idea their photos and story would create a viral tidal wave on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters

Inland Empire Weekly

Random Article

Make no mistake, gays and lesbians in the Inland Empire have made their presence known before, raised their voices in protest in the past.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Wedding

Thu Aug 07, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

UO president paid $940K severance

The University of Oregon's governing board on Thursday appointed Provost Scott Coltrane as the school's interim leader after the president's abrupt departure.

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Related Topix: University of Oregon

The Press-Enterprise

RiversideUC RIVERSIDE: For medical students, it's summer 'vacation'

Past her cornea, through her lens and into the retina on the back wall of Hirst's eyeball.

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Green Car Congress

UC Riverside team develops new high efficiency method for conversion of biomass to biofuels

A team of researchers, led by Professor Charles E. Wyman, the Ford Motor Company Chair in Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering, has developed a versatile, relatively non-toxic, and efficient way to convert lignocellulosic biomass into biofuels and chemicals.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, Chemistry, Science

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