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Upward ventilation offers better protection from indoor coronavirus transmission
A simple change in the direction of the air forced through indoor gathering spaces by heating, air conditioning, and ventilation systems, could reduce the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19.
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Artificial photosynthesis can produce food without sunshine
Scientists are developing artificial photosynthesis to help make food production more energy-efficient here on Earth, and one day possibly on Mars
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Protecting computer vision from adversarial attacks
UC Riverside engineers are developing methods to keep self-driving cars and autonomous drones from being hacked
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University of California Riverside’s BCOE Launches #MakeRspaceMillion Campaign to Equip Three MakeRspaces
The Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering (BCOE) is adding three new makerspaces in Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, as well as enhancing the existing Mechanical Engineering machine shop. The spaces will be accessible to all engineering departments and allow students to collaborate with other departments on a wide array of interdisciplinary engineering projects. “At BCOE, our students have a track record of developing engineering solutions outside of the classroom,” said Dean Christopher S. Lynch. “These spaces will provide immediate support to
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Allan Knight teaches computer science students there’s more than one pathway to career success
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Eight BCOE alumni earn a spot on UCR's 40 Under 40
Celebrating UCR's young alumni making a splash across industries and around the world Read the full story in UCR Magazine's Spring 2022 edition:
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No more flu for you? Discovery blocks influenza virus’ replication in cells
SUMOylation inhibitor could lead to highly effective ways to treat the flu and other respiratory viruses
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Azalea Corral, 22, double majoring in anthropology and Latin American studies. (UCR/Stan Lim)
A drunk driver killed her parents. Now she’s graduating to honor them
Azalea Corral has a family photo that shows her three younger siblings and parents smiling together against a Santa Barbara countryside backdrop. It was taken on February 8, 2020 — the last time they would pose together for a photo.  The following day, both her parents succumbed to bodily injuries after a drunk driver struck them while they were out on their usual evening stroll in Goleta, a community about 12 miles west of Santa Barbara. Corral’s siblings were in the house; she was on a train back to Riverside. 
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