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Using Holograms to Improve Electronic Devices

A team of researchers has demonstrated a new type of holographic memory device that could provide unprecedented data storage capacity and data processing capabilities...

World’s first magma-enhanced geothermal system created in Iceland

In 2009, a borehole drilled at Krafla, northeast Iceland, as part of the Icelandic Deep Drilling Project (IDDP), unexpectedly penetrated into magma (molten rock)...

Attract-and-kill Approach Could Help Tackle Argentine Ants

After being inadvertently introduced in the United States from South America,Argentine ants have successfully invaded urban, agricultural, and natural settings nationwide.  In urban California, the...

Study illuminates origin of flowers

A study on Amborella, a plant of remarkable heritage, reveals new information about the origins of flowers on Earth. Amborella hails from an ancient evolutionary...

How Mosquitoes Are Drawn to Human Skin and Breath

Female mosquitoes, which can transmit deadly diseases like malaria, dengue fever, West Nile virus and filariasis, are attracted to us by smelling the carbon...

Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol Disrupts Brain Circuitry

Prenatal exposure to alcohol severely disrupts major features of brain development that potentially lead to increased anxiety and poor motor function, conditions typical in...

Pressure Cooking to Improve Electric Car Batteries

Batteries that power electric cars have problems. They take a long time to charge. The charge doesn’t hold long enough to drive long distances....

Computer model anticipates crime hot spots

A unique collaboration between a University of California, Riverside sociologist and the Indio Police Department has produced a computer model that predicts, by census...

Researchers Discover Innate Virus-killing Power in Mammals

Scientists have a promising new approach to combating deadly human viruses thanks to an educated hunch by University of California, Riverside microbiology professor Shou-Wei...

Geologists Simulate Deep Earthquakes in the Laboratory

More than 20 years ago, geologist Harry Green, now a distinguished professor of the graduate division at the University of California, Riverside, and colleagues...

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