Content Authored by: Holly Ober

Highlander Venture Fund invests in Basilard BioTech

The UC Riverside-based startup will use the investment to develop next-generation prototypes
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

Hot in 2020: Riverside’s startup scene

UC Riverside has helped the city become a testing ground for the technology of the future
By Holly Ober | | Business

FarmSense invited to UC Startup Pitch Showcase

The UC Riverside entrepreneurs are in the running for $10 million in funding
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

Can I mix those chemicals? There’s an app for that!

New technology can find the safest way to store and dispose of reactive chemicals
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

The Hechinger Report writes about UC Riverside’s commercialization efforts

UC Riverside is one the universities making it easier for new discoveries to benefit the public
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

Clearing the air (inside your car)

UC Riverside research can improve car cabin air quality and help you choose your next car
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Riverside makes Inc.’s top 50 Surge Cities list

UC Riverside drives the fast pace of entrepreneurship
By Holly Ober | | Business

UC Riverside biotech startup will mass-produce engineered cells

The licensed technology is a tipping point for emerging lifesaving therapies
By Holly Ober | | Business, Science / Technology

Making higher-energy light to fight cancer

Researchers use nontoxic silicon nanocrystals to convert low-energy photons into high-energy ones, bringing scientists closer to developing photodynamic treatments for cancer
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Earthquakes, chickens, and bugs, oh my!

New big data algorithms improve earthquake detection; monitor livestock health and agricultural pests
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Going with the floe: Sea ice movements trace dynamics transforming the new Arctic

Image processing algorithms on satellite images show how sea ice drift affects freshwater flux in Arctic Ocean currents
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Precisely poking cells en masse to cure cancer

Device can mass-produce engineered cells at lower cost, a tipping point for emerging lifesaving therapies
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Housing scarcity: the Inland Empire’s natural barrier to economic growth

UCR’s Center for Economic Forecasting says the region’s housing problem is a land use issue solvable at the local level
By Holly Ober | | Business

Crimped or straight? Lung fiber shape influences elasticity

The shape and architecture of collagen and elastin fibers can improve our understanding of lung diseases, including the one associated with vaping
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Health

Entrepreneurship incubator boosts Inland Empire biotech startups

UC Riverside’s Wet Lab Incubator, the first of its kind in the region, has officially opened its doors
By Holly Ober | | Business

Agreement expands innovation and entrepreneurship support for the Americas

UC Riverside and the Organization of American States partner to grow entrepreneurship and technology commercialization in 34 countries
By Holly Ober | | Business

Testing chemicals for birth defects using stem cells, not mice

UC Riverside researchers are helping the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency eliminate animal testing
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Lasers can weld ceramics without a furnace

Ultrafast pulsed lasers fuse ceramics under ambient conditions and use less than 50 watts of power
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

When disaster strikes, a search website for first responders will save lives

Researchers are building a tool that searches real-time text, photo, and video from many sources to help responders allocate resources
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Federal Economic Development Administration invests in Inland Empire entrepreneurship

Latest grant to UC Riverside will create an angel investor network to take regional tech startups to the next level
By Holly Ober | | Business