University of California - Riverside

The University of California-Riverside, (UCR) was established in 1954 and is one of the 10 University of California campuses. Today, UCR has approximately 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students. UCR pioneered work in biologic pesticides and is known for its research on citrus and entomology. UCR plans to open a new medical research and medical school by 2012.

Address
204B University Village Riverside, CA 92521
Website
http://www.ucr.edu/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_California,_Riverside

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Psychology & Psychiatry

What guides our attention to faces in videos changes with age

When they're watching videos, how do infants, children, and adults differ in how they view faces? A University of California, Riverside, study has explored this question and found that with age the role of "face centering" ...

Health

Coolants in Puff electronic cigarettes present health hazard

Electronic cigarettes, or ECs, contain nicotine, solvents, and flavor chemicals, and are especially popular among young adults. In 2020, the Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, banned cartridge-based flavored EC pods, but ...

Medications

Antibiotics wreak havoc on athletic performance

New research demonstrates that by killing essential gut bacteria, antibiotics ravage athletes' motivation and endurance. The UC Riverside-led mouse study suggests the microbiome is a big factor separating athletes from couch ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Marginalized communities of color face high COVID-19 risk

Although everyone has been affected by COVID-19 and the pandemic it spawned, not all populations have been affected equally. In the United States, for example, COVID-19 cases and death rates have been disproportionately high ...

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