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A University of California - Riverside staff member was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis over the weekend, campus officials announced Tuesday.
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Scientists have found that mosquitoes are attracted to certain body odors. Carbon dioxide is a surefire way to attract mosquitoes, but did you know that they're also attracted to certain body odors? Researchers from the University of California Riverside have discovered that these annoying blood-suckers have receptors around their mouths called cap ... (more)
A staff member at the University of California Riverside has an active case of bacterial meningitis, the school announced Monday.
Last semester, at UC Riverside, the novelist Susan Straight began the class "Mixed-Race Literature and the American Experience" with a simple question: "How many of you are often asked, What are you?" In an essay about the class, she relates what they learned, which includes the observation that hair is weirdly important in America.
UC Riverside Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox today announced the appointment of Rodney McClendon, JD, Ph.D., most recently Vice President for Administration at Texas A&M University, as UCR Vice Chancellor for Business and Administrative Services.
Scientists at the University of California, Riverside have shown that certain mosquito nerve cells, known as cpA neurons, cause mosquitoes to be attracted to humans by detecting exhaled carbon dioxide and odors emitted from human skin.
But once they get close to us, they often steer away toward exposed areas such as ankles and feet, being drawn there by skin odors.
If you hate having to rub noxious chemicals onto your skin to deter mosquitoes, take hope the next generation of repellents could smell like mint or caramel, and be more effective.
Mosquitoes prowling for a blood meal are drawn to the plumes of carbon dioxide exhaled with each human breath.
In an op/ed in the Los Angeles Times , Professors Karthick Ramakrishnan and Pratheepan Gulasekaram explain the legal and political constraints on President Obama with respect to issuing some kind of order halting future deportations , something that immigrant activist Ju Hong demanded at an immigration reform rally in San Franciscco a couple of ... (more)
The road to hell, they say, is paved with good intentions. So too, apparently, is the road to corporate wrongdoing.
A reception for the ?Parallel Intersections? exhibit was held at CEARTE Arts Center in Ensenada, Mexico on Oct. 4, 2013.
In a groundbreaking study, the UC Riverside team discovered that prenatal exposure to alcohol significantly altered the expression of genes and the development of a network of connections in the neocortex -- the part of the brain responsible for high-level thought and cognition, vision, hearing, touch, balance, motor skills, language, and emotion ... (more)