University of California - Riverside

The buzz around beer

Ever wondered why flies are attracted to beer? Entomologists at the University of California, Riverside have, and offer an explanation. They report that flies sense glycerol, a sweet-tasting compound that ...

Nov 17, 2011
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How graphene's electrical properties can be tuned

An accidental discovery in a physicist's laboratory at the University of California, Riverside provides a unique route for tuning the electrical properties of graphene, nature's thinnest elastic material. ...

Sep 26, 2011
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Turning waste into inexpensive, green fuel

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CERT) at the Bourns College of Engineering have received two grants to further explore a process they developed that ...

Sep 14, 2011
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Ambitious goals = satisfaction

Consumers who set ambitious goals have a greater level of satisfaction compared to those who set conservative goals, according to a recently published paper by the Cecile K. Cho, a University of California, Riverside assistant ...

Aug 17, 2011
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Chemists transform acids into bases

Chemists at the University of California, Riverside have accomplished in the lab what until now was considered impossible: transform a family of compounds which are acids into bases.

Jul 28, 2011
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