Making the ultimate mosquito repellent

How getting to know a mosquito’s nose helped researchers sniff out better bug sprays.

UC Riverside water brine

Providing clean water for a growing population

A new method to squeeze every drop from brine will alleviate water shortages in arid regions.

UC Riverside ants

Using seaweed to kill California's least favorite ant

Hydrogel baits could help control Argentine ants, the subject of 85 percent of the state's pest control services.

UC Davis wheat fields

Climate change to reduce wheat yields by as much as a third, new model suggests

Agricultural technology can help bridge the gap.

Ecuador roses UC San Diego

Why you shouldn't get mom roses this year

In a cruel twist, pesticide-infused Mother’s Day bouquets exported from Ecuador are shown to harm children.

UC Riverside beer

Ready for a better beer?

Newly sequenced barley genome could lead to better beer, whiskey and understanding of other crops.

UC Berkeley's Team Greenscape members: Adrian Lu, Ali Ticker, Michael Fleischmann, Olga Ballard, M.B.A. 18; and Ryan Peterson.

Graduate students compete to make food more sustainable

Patagonia Case Competition held at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.

Drycard UC Davis

‘DryCard’ invention wins competition to reduce food loss in Africa

Moisture-sensing card will help farmers store dried food without spoilage.

Honey bee pesticide

Common U.S. pesticide makes bees 'drunk'

Study points to a broadly used chemical that impairs bees' ability to fly and find food.

UCR researchers are uncovering hidden histories to help California Citrus State Historic Park tell a more inclusive story of the region’s citrus industry and use creative means to draw attention to it. This image is from “Manos, Espaldas y Blossoms (2017)

Sweet and sour stories of citrus

May 6 festival will unveil progress to cultivate inclusive histories at Riverside's California State Citrus Historic Park.

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