University of California Riverside http://wamc.org en Dr. Anandasankar Ray, University of California Riverside - How Mosquitoes Smell http://wamc.org/post/dr-anandasankar-ray-university-california-riverside-how-mosquitoes-smell <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Anandasankar Ray of the University of California Riverside explains how mosquitoes are able to track us down from great distances.</p><p></p><p></p><p><br />Anandasankar Ray is an associate professor of entomology at the University of California Riverside. <a href="http://www.olfaction.ucr.edu/">His lab</a> seeks to understand the molecular, neuronal and physiological basis of insect chemoreception and behavior, specifically as they relate to food-seeking behaviors. He holds a Ph.D. from Yale University.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 81432 at http://wamc.org Dr. Anandasankar Ray, University of California Riverside - How Mosquitoes Smell Dr. Timothy Lyons, University of California, Riverside – Ocean Oxygen http://wamc.org/post/dr-timothy-lyons-university-california-riverside-ocean-oxygen <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Timothy Lyons of the University of California Riverside explains the complex history of the Earth’s oxygen-rich oceans.</p><p><br>Timothy Lyons is a professor of biogeochemistry at the University of California, Riverside, where his current research explores the evolving ocean and atmosphere and their cause-and-effect relationships with the origin and evolution of life. His work has appeared in numerous academic journals and he holds a Ph.D. from Yale University.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 20:45:45 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 54302 at http://wamc.org Dr. Timothy Lyons, University of California, Riverside – Ocean Oxygen Dr. David Kisailus, University of California Riverside – Mantis Shrimp http://wamc.org/post/dr-david-kisailus-university-california-riverside-mantis-shrimp <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. David Kisailus of the University of California Riverside explains how understanding the structure of a powerful little shrimp could lead to materials that are both stronger and lighter.<br> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 47879 at http://wamc.org Dr. David Kisailus, University of California Riverside – Mantis Shrimp Dr. Mary Gauvain, University of California Riverside – Cooking Smoke and Cognitive Development http://wamc.org/post/dr-mary-gauvain-university-california-riverside-cooking-smoke-and-cognitive-development <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Mary Gauvain of the University of California Riverside explains how exposure to cooking fire smoke in the developing world can impair cognitive development in children.<br><br>Mary Gauvain is a professor of psychology at the University of California Riverside. Her research is focused on understanding how social and cultural processes contribute to children's acquisition, organization, and use of cognitive skills. Her work has been widely published in peer-reviewed journals and she holds a Ph.D. from the University of Utah.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 46241 at http://wamc.org Dr. Mary Gauvain, University of California Riverside – Cooking Smoke and Cognitive Development Dr. Lawrence Rosenblum, University of California Riverside – Unconscious Senses http://wamc.org/post/dr-lawrence-rosenblum-university-california-riverside-unconscious-senses <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Lawrence Rosenblum of the University of California Riverside, reveals how our senses are often telling us more than we consciously realize.<br /> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 44552 at http://wamc.org Dr. Lawrence Rosenblum, University of California Riverside – Unconscious Senses