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Content Authored by: Holly Ober

New attacks on graphics processors endanger user privacy

Hackers can use the graphics processing unit to spy on web activity, steal passwords, and break into cloud-based applications
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Navy grant will increase community college STEM transfers to UC Riverside engineering

The TUNE program will help the college of engineering to recruit and educate transfers to fulfill Navy needs
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Economic Forecast Conference delivers good news

A decade after the recession of 2008, the region is home to the fastest job growth in Southern California and is the most improved among the major surrounding metro areas
By Holly Ober | | Business

Disruption makes startup investors balance caution against fear of missing out

Disruptive startups attract investors quickly but receive less money than their more conventional counterparts
By Holly Ober | | Business

Federal grant will help develop new stroke treatment

The device aims to reduce brain swelling and deliver a neuroprotective drug
By Holly Ober | | Health

Silicone membranes create micron-scale temperature maps

Development could improve microfluidic devices used for point-of-care diagnostics
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

UC Riverside students take first and second place at prestigious conference

Leadership-in-action competition yields prizewinning strategies for increasing Hispanic leadership in engineering
By Holly Ober | | Students

New security flaw discovered in Wi-Fi routers

Hackers can use your wireless router to extract information, and there’s not much you can do to stop them
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Musical sensor shows bad medicine plays false note

Inspired by a musical instrument, the simple sensor can be constructed from common materials and used to detect adulterated or counterfeit drugs
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Renewable natural gas can help California meet climate goals

UC Riverside study finds California can replace up to 5 percent of its natural gas supply using existing raw materials and infrastructure, recommends new state standard
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Riverside named a top city for entrepreneurs

Riverside outranks the better-known entrepreneurship hotspot of San Jose
By Holly Ober | | Business

More than $1 million in grants for computational chemistry and materials science

The research will improve understanding of catalysis and develop new photodetection technologies
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Natural gas engine can reduce smog from heavy-duty trucks

Simulated on-road testing shows the engine maintains near-zero emissions during all duty cycles
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Genetically engineered virus spins gold into beads

The discovery could make production of some electronic components cheaper, easier, and faster
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Business activity in the Inland Empire expands again

Trade activity strong to date but future outlook cloudy
By Holly Ober | | Business

Nanofiber filter improves rural water treatment

An electrospun nanofiber uniquely suited to removing nitrogen and phosphorous could help prevent nitrate contamination of drinking water in small, rural communities most at risk
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

UCR School of Business awarded re-accreditation by distinguished AACSB international

The UCR School of Business is the premier public business research institution in Inland Southern California and provides insights and resources that impact the development of the region
By Holly Ober | | Business

Improved oxidation is water wizardry against drought

Research finds ways to remove more of the tricky substances that can squeak through water treatment
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Electronic nose startup gets whiff of success

Chromanose chosen for National Science Foundation Innovation Corps entrepreneurial support
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

Fake news can’t fool new algorithm

An algorithm that can already detect fake news stories with 75 percent accuracy gets a boost from Snap Research
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology
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