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Read more about Battle of the Bugs

Mark Hoddle, an entomologist at UC Riverside, released tiny wasps that are natural enemies of the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), the vector of a bacterium that causes Huanglongbing (HLB), a lethal citrus disease. Nearly invisible, the wasps are a natural weapon in the fight to protect California's valuable citrus crop.

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Read more about Natural Reserve Lands to Help in Fight Against Climate Change

Three natural reserves managed by UC Riverside are part of an ambitious plan to detect and forecast the ecological impacts of climate change in California. The three reserves are: the Jack and Marilyn Sweeney Granite Mountains Desert Research Center, the Phillip L. Boyd Deep Canyon Desert Research Center, and the James San Jacinto Mountains Reserve. The project received $1.9 million from the President’s Research Catalyst Awards announced by UC President Janet Napolitano on Dec. 10.

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Other News at UCR Today

Changing the Face of Medicine

School of Medicine Dean G. Richard Olds writes in Time about UCR's new kind of medical school.

Brain Training Could Help Veterans

A UCR team of neuroscientists and computer game designers try crowd funding to support the project.

STEM Academy Borrows from Kwanzaa

UCR program aims to advance academic, leadership skills of African American teens.

Birds Lost Their Teeth 116 Million Years Ago

Biologists confirm that inactivation of tooth genes occurred in birds, which are relatives of dinosaurs.

Rose Trimming Made Simple

Learn from the master gardeners about how to trim roses correctly. It's free, and at the Botanic Gardens from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11.

Men's Basketball v. Houston Baptist

Saturday, December 20
1–3 p.m.
SRC Arena

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