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When predators attack prey: What determines success or failure? The antagonistic predator-prey relationship is of interest to evolutionary biologists because it often leads to extreme adaptations in both the predator and prey. One such relationship is seen in the rattlesnake-kangaroo rat system.


Read more about Researchers Quantify a Viper’s Strike in Nature for the First Time

UC Riverside-led research aims to understand factors that determine the success/failure of a strike or escape in predator-prey interactions.The antagonistic predator-prey relationship is of interest to evolutionary biologists because it often leads to extreme adaptations in both the predator and prey. One such relationship is seen in the rattlesnake-kangaroo rat system – a model system for studying the dynamics of high-power predator-prey interactions.

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Read more about Smooth Sailing for Elementary School Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

UCR research helps parents and educators meet the needs of children with ASD in their early school years.This study, “Smooth Sailing,” has been supported by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. UCR’s Jan Blacher and her team have spent the past four years studying 200 children with ASD as they move from pre-kindergarten into elementary school, tracking student-teacher relationships, children’s emotional behaviors, and parental support.

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Books the Size of Your Fingernail

UCR Library opens “The Magic of Miniature Books” exhibition on Jan. 17.

The Ted and Jo Dutton Presidential Chair

UC Riverside Professor Joseph Kahne is the inaugural Ted and Jo Dutton endowed presidential chair for education policy and politics.

Fighting Viruses to Improve Agriculture

A UCR researcher is leading a team that will receive $300,000 over two years to study the life cycles of viruses that are harmful to humans and agricultural plants.

UCR Men's Tennis v. Hope International

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