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A Walk in the Park The UCR Botanic Gardens feature more than 3,500 plant species from around the world for visitors and researchers to see, study and enjoy.


Read more about CBS This Morning Shows Brain Game in Action

A brain training game developed by Prof. Aaron Seitz helped UCR baseball players experience fewer strikeouts — a decrease not experienced in the rest of the Big West Conference. The UCR team also scored 41 more runs than projected after controlling for skills improvements players would be expected to gain over the course of a season. CBS This Morning aired the story nationwide on July 10.

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Read more about There's a Reason Those Fish are Brightly Colored

A team of biologists led by David Reznick found that fish species with placentas tend to have males that do not have bright coloration, ornamentation or courtship displays. They tend to be much smaller than the males of species without placentas. They also tend to be very well endowed, enabling males to sneak up on females to mate with them without the formality of courtship. The work is published in the latest issue of the journal Nature.

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Other News at UCR Today

Using Sand to Improve Battery Performance

Researchers at Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times.

Gluck Foundation Grant Comes In

The Gluck Foundation awards $555,000 to continue UCR's community-based workshops, summer arts camp.

Cleaner Lawnmowers

UCR students create a device that cuts harmful emissions from lawnmowers, which emit 11 times the air pollution of a new car.

Stephen Shore: Uncommon Places

A photographic exploration of America
Culver Center of the Arts
Through September 6

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