Earth might be experiencing 7th mass extinction, not 6th
New research suggests environmental changes caused the first mass extinction event in history, which occurred millions of years earlier than scientists previously realized.
Experts on Black Friday, holiday season shopping impacts
Black Friday, holiday season shopping impacts For fast access to experts, email email@example.com Subramanian “Bala” Balachander, professor of business Balachander’s research studies include competitive marketing strategy, pricing, bundling, sales promotions and market signaling, and uses methods of game theory and structural econometric models. His teaching interests are in pricing, marketing...
Black Friday & Cyber Monday: UCR experts discuss the annual shopping binge ritual
As the nation’s retailers prepare for upcoming Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, they expect their holiday revenues to grow moderately over last year. The National Retail Federation has forecast a 6% to 8% increase to $942.6-$960.4 billion in sales. This growth would follow last year’s surge of 13.5% that...
Tiniest Ever Ancient Seawater Pockets Revealed
The surprising discovery of seawater sealed in what is now North America for 390 million years opens up a new avenue for understanding how oceans change and adapt with changing climate.
Author revisits lessons of prison yoga
The narrative surrounding the virtues of yoga instruction inside prisons is incomplete, according to a UC Riverside professor who taught yoga in prisons for several years and has written a book about the experience. “There is a false narrative, which is ‘if you improve yourself, you won’t get incarcerated,’” said...