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Content Authored by: Holly Ober

Teacher incentive programs can improve student achievement

Programs that combine group and individual rewards can have good results and be cost-effective
By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

This deep neural network fights deepfakes

Artificial intelligence to accurately detect altered photos is getting smarter
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Free dataset archive helps researchers quickly find a needle in a haystack

UCR STAR visualizes public spatio-temporal datasets through an interactive map
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

How to improve corporate social and environmental responsibility

Targeted violation reports are more likely to encourage vertical integration and reward “good” firms
By Holly Ober | | Business

The mantis shrimp’s perfect shield

How it’s inspiring a new class of lightweight, impact-resistant materials
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Fiber-optic probe can see molecular bonds

Pointing the new nanoscopy tool like a Harry Potter wand reveals a high-resolution image of molecules
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Engineering her family's future

Andrea Cruz Castillo pushed through self-doubt and maternal guilt to launch a career in data administration and database management
By Holly Ober | | Students

Seeing inside superfog

High humidity and plant moisture combine with cold air and smoke from burning vegetation to form particularly dense fog, but researchers can’t predict when
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Conspicuous slowdown in business activity hits Inland Empire

Region’s job growth underperforms state for first time since 2012
By Holly Ober | | Business

UC Riverside gets $2.5 million for Inland Empire’s first entrepreneurial life sciences incubator

Life sciences startups will have local wet lab space and guidance from experts

Petri dishes don’t make good hosts for parasitic nematodes

Some of what scientists know about how parasitic nematodes damage their host’s tissues may be missing the mark
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Astronauts might soon grow SPACE tomatoes

Grant to UC Riverside could help put tiny tomato plants on the International Space Station
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Sustainable laundry dryer lands third in design competition

The solar thermal technology directs heated air from the attic into a closet where wet clothes are hanging
By Holly Ober | | Students, Science / Technology

New degree fills a gap in biotechnology labor force

The Professional Science Master’s Degree in Industrial Biotechnology prepares students for the most in-demand, highly skilled jobs
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

What's behind Southern California's housing crunch?

Local land use decisions and opposition cause the region to lag behind, especially in affordable housing
By Holly Ober | | Business

This computer scientist beats hackers at their own game

Fatemah Alharbi discovered a serious security flaw, earning thanks from Apple
By Holly Ober | | Students, Science / Technology

Inland Empire wage growth continues in tight labor market

The regions's home affordability helps local labor force expand
By Holly Ober | | Business

Seeing through food and drug fakes and frauds

“Chronoprints” can identify a sample from a video taken as it reacts to disturbance
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Superbloom? If you say so

Superbloom is a term concocted by the media, but this year’s wildflowers are still spectacular, especially for the creatures that depend on them
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Trade disputes have little effect on Inland Empire economy

The region’s economy continues to grow despite ongoing trade disputes that many feared would inhibit the logistics industry
By Holly Ober | | Business
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