EDGE News

Latest Science News

Simple experiment explains magnetic resonance
UC Riverside physics students design a table-top experiment for the classroom
Read More »aboutSimple experiment explains magnetic resonance
A green laser light going through the silicon quantum dots, and the silicon quantum dots re-emitting blue light (i.e. upconversion).
Making higher-energy light to fight cancer
Researchers use nontoxic silicon nanocrystals to convert low-energy photons into high-energy ones, bringing scientists closer to developing photodynamic treatments for cancer
Read More »aboutMaking higher-energy light to fight cancer
Seismograph recording
Earthquakes, chickens, and bugs, oh my!
New big data algorithms improve earthquake detection; monitor livestock health and agricultural pests
Read More »aboutEarthquakes, chickens, and bugs, oh my!
Glasses on a book
UCR scientists rank among world’s most influential scholars
The world’s most influential scientific researchers in 2019 include 10 current UCR scholars.  In its annual list, Clarivate Analytics names the most highly cited researchers — those whose work was most often referenced by other scientific research papers for the preceding decade in 21 fields across the sciences and social sciences. The 2019 list is based on citations between 2008-18.
Read More »aboutUCR scientists rank among world’s most influential scholars
UCR seismologist Abhijit Ghosh in Nepal
The thrust of the problem
A new understanding of a fault that caused a deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake can help scientists better predict where and when the next big one will hit.
Read More »aboutThe thrust of the problem
Scientists crack structure of a novel enzyme linked to cell growth and cancer
UC Riverside-led study could lead to the development of drugs that target liver and other cancers
Read More »aboutScientists crack structure of a novel enzyme linked to cell growth and cancer
The most spectacular celestial vision you’ll never see
Contrary to previous thought, a gigantic planet in wild orbit does not preclude the presence of an Earth-like planet in the same solar system – or life on that planet. What’s more, the view from that Earth-like planet as its giant neighbor moves past would be unlike anything it is possible to view in our own night skies on Earth, according to new research led by Stephen Kane, associate professor of planetary astrophysics at UC Riverside. 
Read More »aboutThe most spectacular celestial vision you’ll never see
New research finding gives valleytronics a boost
UC Riverside-led team overcomes a stumbling block in this relatively new technology
Read More »aboutNew research finding gives valleytronics a boost
Search