University of California - Riverside

How do plants fight disease?

How exactly bacterial pathogens cause diseases in plants remains a mystery and continues to frustrate scientists working to solve this problem. Now Wenbo Ma, a young plant pathologist at the University of ...

Mar 28, 2011
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How authentic is your pomegranate juice?

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 ...

Nov 29, 2010
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Perceptual training improves vision of the elderly

Elderly adults can improve their vision with perceptual training, according to a study from the University of California, Riverside and Boston University that has implications for the health and mobility of senior citizens.

Nov 22, 2010
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Hybrid tugboat cuts emissions, study shows

A new study by University of California, Riverside scientists of what is believed to be the world's only hybrid electric tugboat found that the vessel is effective in reducing emissions at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long ...

Nov 22, 2010
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Psychologist explores human perception

(PhysOrg.com) -- Faces tell the stories in UC Riverside professor Larry Rosenblum's ecological listening lab, as volunteer test subjects show that they can "read" unheard speech — not just from lips, but from the simple ...

May 13, 2010
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