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UCR School of Medicine makes strides in cancer research

UCR Professor Dr. Maurizio Pellecchia and his research team have discovered a way of tracking cancer cells with the chemotherapy drug Paclitaxel. The drug...

Researchers discover harmful effects of thirdhand smoking

Manuela Martins-Green, a professor of cell biology at UC Riverside, and chair of the Department of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology, has led her...

13 health myths that may surprise you

How many people have told you that reading in the dark will cause blindness, snacking is unhealthy and carbs make you gain fat? We...

Lights! Camera! Action! Spotlight on Hope holds their second annual film...

Move over Spielberg, Cameron and Tarantino: The next generation of great directors is here. On Thursday, April 6, at the Barbara and Art Culver Center...

News in brief

ASUCR The first ASUCR senate meeting of winter quarter commenced at 6:21 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, and saw the passage of amendments to a...

Highlander Newsroom (11/4/15)

This week in the Highlander Newsroom, we chat about our Halloween weekend, new information on meat causing cancer and Obama's decision to limit standardized...

World Health Organizations says meat is bad for you, what else...

Meat consumption in our society is ubiquitous, if not totally glorified. Nearly everything nowadays is bacon-wrapped, contains bacon bits and fried in bacon grease....

Student Spotlight: Cassie Nguyen provides a light for kids fighting cancer

Just a couple of weeks ago, the fourth-year public policy major had been darting to and fro, putting the finishing touches on the first-ever...

UCR researcher says to treat prisoners to fight hepatitis C

Nearly four million people in the United States have the hepatitis C viral infection with up to ten thousand dying annually across the nation....

Hope for a cure: UCR shows strength at Relay for Life

How do you talk about cancer? How do you talk about the disease that caused 8.2 million deaths in 2012, that causes the second-highest...