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  1. Sorting cells through levitationRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Science

    What looks like a row of drifting gumdrops could hold a wealth of information for both clinical researchers and bench scientists. A team of bioengineers and geneticists has designed a device that can suspend a single living cell between magnets and measure its density based on how high it floats.


  2. Single cells made to levitate, just like frogs and miceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New Scientist

    It's Magnetism 1 - Gravity 0. Using magnets, a team at Stanford University has devised a way to make living cells hover. The technique, which measures the density of individual cells, may be useful for testing new drugs or monitoring diseases.


  3. Paired With AI and VR, Google Earth Will Change the PlanetRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Wired

    Through an extension to Google's Chrome web browser called Earth View, you can view "the most beautiful and striking" satellite images from around the world, "diving in" to places like Cuba. With a new Google Earth "layer" called Voyager, you can also zoom into particularly unusual ground-view images gathered through Google's Street View program.


  4. Solar Plane Takes Off on Record 120-Hour Flight Across PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | LiveScience

    A solar-powered plane able to fly in sunshine or darkness without using any fuel took off today on a planned 120-hour flight across the Pacific Ocean, from Nagoya, Japan, to Kalaeola, Hawaii. The Solar Impulse 2 took off from Nagoya Airfield at 3:03 a.m. local time in Japan .


  5. Sea-level warming forces seabirds to abandon nesting groundsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Warming oceanographic conditions and fishing pressure are driving nesting seabirds away from their ancestral breeding grounds in the Gulf of Mexico into California harbours, a study has found. Isla Rasa, in the Gulf of California, is renowned for its massive aggregations of nesting seabirds.


  6. San Bernardino MountainsLAKE FIRE: Lack of snowpack aided stunning climbRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

    Because of the drought, there was almost no snow on the ground when the fire started June 17, said Richard Minnich, a fire ecologist and geography professor at UC Riverside, in a telephone interview Friday. Flames surged above 10,000 feet in the San Bernardino National Forest for the first time in 64 years, he said, incinerating lodgepole pines and other trees that grow in the territory south of Big Bear.


  7. Justin Gatlin hurts so good after winning U.S. track championships 200 in 19.57 secondsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Orange County Register

    ... are winning titles." Montano, less than 10 months after giving birth to daughter Linnea Dori, held off former UC Riverside World Championship bronze medalist Brenda Martinez in the homestretch for a 1-minute, 59.15-second victory and a sixth U.S. ...


  8. RiversideCOMMUNITY NOTES: Civil War group to meet, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Press-Enterprise

    Participating college students, most of them from UC Riverside, spend a year mentoring and tutoring children from Eastside Riverside. They work with the children on math and language/arts and serve as positive role models, according to the program website.


  9. Photographer Profile: Jason OdellRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... His journey as photographer began in 2004 when took a job in Colorado Springs after getting his doctorate at UC Riverside. He quickly got bored and decided he wasn't up to warming a seat in an office cubicle. "You certainly learn what you don't want ...


  10. Is global warming driving seabirds from their Gulf of California nesting grounds?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Summit County Voice

    Scientist think climate change may be a key reason that thousands of seabirds are leaving their nesting grounds on an island in the Gulf of California and moving north. In a new study, researchers from the University of California at Riverside looked at Isla Rasa, where more than 95 percent of the world's population of elegant terns and Heerman's gulls have traditionally nested.


  11. Physically Active Children Grow Up to Be Healthier AdultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Psychology Today

    ... exercise on the propensity to seek exercise as an adult. Theodore Garland, Jr , a professor of biology at UC Riverside, and his colleagues performed the mice study to identify the effects of early-age exercise on adult physical activity, body mass, ...


  12. College student discovers new firefly speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Big News Network.com

    ... explained. "This is why it is essential for scientists to collect and keep insect specimens." "Researchers at UC Riverside discover a few dozen new insect species every year, from all around the world, including new local species," he pointed out. ...


  13. Student Discovers New Firefly SpeciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... have never even seen a firefly, so that's exciting." Oliva brought the insect to the be identified at the UC Riverside entomology museum, where senior museum scientist Doug Yanega told Oliva the firefly was a species that had not been previously ...


  14. UC Riverside student discovers new firefly variety in Southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | LA Daily News

    A new species of firefly has been found in Southern California, collected by an undergraduate student as part of his semester's insect collection. When Joshua Oliva took his mother out to collect insects for a UC Riverside entomology class, he knew he stumbled onto an amazing find - a firefly.


  15. UCR Student Accused Of Secretly Recording Female Students In Dorm ShowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | CBS Local

    ... dorm shower for more than a month. "I was blown away and I couldn't believe it," said Philip Ference, a chef at UC Riverside. "I was just shocked when a student approached me and told me about the whole situation." Campus police allege that Justin ...


  16. SPI Western Moldmakers Support Bright Prospect's Educational EffortsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | PressReleasePoint

    For the second year, SPI's Western Moldmakers Board of Advisors contributed $5,000.00 to Bright Prospect, a local Southern California organization that since 2002 has empowered high potential, low-income students to gain admission, succeed and graduate from four-year colleges and universities. Bright Prospect's students achieve graduation rates much higher than the national average by providing them with a comprehensive counseling and support system throughout their high school and college years.


  17. New firefly found in SoCal -- Wait, we have fireflies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Los Angeles Times

    The firefly found by Joshua Oliva, who recently completed his undergraduate studies at UC Riverside, is about half a centimeter long and black with an orange halo-like pattern on the shield covering its head. The firefly found by Joshua Oliva, who recently completed his undergraduate studies at UC Riverside, is about half a centimeter long and black with an orange halo-like pattern on the shield covering its head.


  18. RiversideRIVERSIDE: Composing music with compostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Press-Enterprise

    A simple tune can be created by the clap of the hands, a strum on the guitar or, for Riverside artist J. no.e Parker, decaying matter. For the past year, Parker has found a way to make music out of compost from her backyard through a process called data sonification.


  19. Simpson University professora s novel is best seller in JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Red Bluff Daily News

    REDDING >> A translation of a novel by a Simpson University professor has hit No. 1 on the bestseller list in the fiction genre in Japan, and a foreign movie based on the novel will premiere overseas on June 20. Dr. Edward Mooney The cover of Dr. Mooney's book, The Pearls of the Stone Man The Pearls of the Stone Man Japanese movie poster “The Pearls of the Stone Man,” by Edward Mooney Jr., tells the story of an older couple helping teens in trouble.


  20. Red Sea's Glowing Corals are Rainbow of ColorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Live Science

    Deep in the Red Sea, beyond the reach of most scuba divers, coral reefs are putting on a glowing, colorful show, scientists have discovered. Researchers found the radiant corals more than 160 feet below the surface of the Red Sea , which separates Africa from the Arabian Peninsula.