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3 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

DENVER: Trial of mass killer from UC Riverside postponed again

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)

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Related Topix: Aurora, CO, Arapahoe County, CO, Criminal Defense Law, Law

3 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Racial Profiling Reported in NSA, FBI Surveillance

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.

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Terrorism

5 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

UC Riverside plant pathologist receives national recognition

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)

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science, Lansing, MI, East Lansing, MI, Duke University

8 hrs ago | New Scientist

Evolution of placentas upended fish sexual politics

WHEN fish evolved placentas, it may have shifted how they pick sex partners. It seems placentas made females more promiscuous , and males less competitive.

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Related Topix: Dance, Evolution

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Idyllwild Town Crier Online

PHOTOS: Idyllwild's busy Fourth of July weekend

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.

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Related Topix: Idyllwild, CA, Life, Holidays, 4th of July

EurekAlert!

Using sand to improve battery performance

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.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, San Clemente, CA

EurekAlert!

Solar energy gets a boost

A perspective article published last month by University of California, Riverside chemists in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters was selected as an Editors Choice-an honor only a handful of research papers receive.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Chemistry, Science

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Psychology Today

Will Your Honeymoon Be a Dud?

The New York Times featured a story by writer Edan Lepucki chronicling her miserable honeymoon.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Wedding

EurekAlert!

Device eliminates 93 percent of lawnmower pollutant

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.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science

BioSpace

University of California, Riverside Release: Shields Up! Research...

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.

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Related Topix: Microbiology, Biology, Science

BioSpace

How Feeling Grateful Betters Your Decision Making, University of California, Riverside Study

Ancient wisdom traditions have long held that gratitude is a prerequisite for fulfillment.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Electronic Engineering Times Asia

Chemists unveil magnetically-responsive liquid crystals

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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Jewish

Source: www.jta.org --- Sunday, July 06, 2014 - A Jewish UCLA student nominated to serve as a regent for the statewide University of California system alleged that a conflict-of-interest probe against him is "an attack against me as a pro-Israel student."

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, California, California Government, Palestinian Territories

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Student committee votes 10-0 to delay confirmation of Jewish UCLA student to Board of Regents

A University of California student committee further highlighted Thursday how California has become the flash point for the Israeli-Palestinian debate on American campuses, requesting that the confirmation of Avi Oved - a Jewish, pro-Israel student - to the Board of Regents be delayed until September.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, UC Berkeley

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Tensions flare on UC campuses amid allegations against Jewish, pro-Israel student

The University of California Student Association held an emergency teleconference on July 1 to consider allegations by the former leader of a pro-Palestinian student group that call into question the relationship between a pro-Israel UCLA student, who was recently nominated to the University of California Board of Regents, and local philanthropist ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Student loan interest rates increased for school year

It's July 1, and that means you'll pay higher interest rates on federal student loans for the coming school year.

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The Jewish Journal

U. of Calif. student board to discuss allegations against Jewish regent-designate

The University of California Student Association will hold a meeting to discuss allegations against a Jewish student nominated to serve as a regent for the statewide university system.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, UC Berkeley

Agri Marketing

U Of Florida Researcher Wins Global Biology Award

U OF FLORIDA RESEARCHER WINS GLOBAL BIOLOGY AWARD Jul. 1, 2014 Source: University of Florida news release A 27-year University of Florida faculty member who recently received a global award for his life's work in biology credits his colleagues and his students for his success.

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Related Topix: University of Florida, Agriculture, Science, University of Rhode Island

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Book TV

In Depth: Reza Aslan

No god but God: The Origins, Evolution and Future of Islam ; Beyond Fundamentalism: Confronting Religious Extremism in the Age of Globalization ;and Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth .

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Related Topix: Zealot, Books

DesignLines

Magnetically Responsive Liquid Crystals Enable Novel Display Apps

Scientists at the University of California, Riverside, have constructed liquid crystals with optical properties that can be instantly and reversibly controlled by an external magnetic field, paving the way for novel display applications.

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