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Wide-faced Men Make Others Act Selfishly

Two assistant professors of management at the University of California, Riverside and several other researchers have previously shown that men with wider faces are...

Diets of Pregnant Women Contain Harmful, Hidden Toxins

Pregnant women regularly consume food and beverages containing toxins believed to pose potential risks to developing fetuses, according to researchers at  the University of...

Decisions, decisions: House-hunting honey bees work like complex brains

House-hunting is full of decisions, for us and honey bees. One early decision we both face is where to live. P. Kirk Visscher at the University of California, Riverside, often in collaboration with Thomas Seeley at Cornell Univ...

Research helps drivers cut fuel use

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) -- Ever wonder how much fuel you can save by avoiding stop-and-go traffic, closing your window, not using air conditioning or coasting toward stops? Research at the University of California, Riverside's College of E...

UCR scientists identify pomegranate juice components that could stop cancer from...

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have identified components in pomegranate juice that both inhibit the movement of cancer cells and weaken their attraction to a chemical signal that promotes the metast...

How authentic is your pomegranate juice?

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- You pick up a bottle of pomegranate juice at the store because you've learned that, although it costs more than most juices, it is replete with antioxidants that bring health benefits. But wait: Is the juice you've purchased...

Geophysicists claim conventional understanding of Earth’s deep water cycle needs revision

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- A popular view among geophysicists is that large amounts of water are carried from the oceans to the deep mantle in "subduction zones," which are boundaries where the Earth's crustal plates converge, with one plate riding o...

Lastest graphene research could lead to improvements in bluetooth headsets and...

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (www.ucr.edu) -- Researchers at the UC Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have built and successfully tested an amplifier made from graphene that could lead to more efficient circuits in electronic chips, such as those used i...

Plant scientists move closer to making any crop drought-tolerant

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Drought-tolerant crops have moved closer to becoming reality. A collaborative team of scientists has made a significant advance on the discovery last year by the University of California, Riverside's Sean Cutler of pyrabactin...

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