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Content Authored by: Holly Ober

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

Magnonic devices can replace electronics without much noise

Magnonic devices of the future could use low power to avoid performance losses
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Machines whisper our secrets

Spies can learn what a machine is making from the sounds it makes
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Does the presence of colleges and hospitals increase home prices?

The institution’s size and the ZIP code’s population can have positive and negative effects
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

A warming world increases air pollution

Climate change is warming the ocean, but it’s warming land faster and that’s really bad news for air quality
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Keeping the peace when mom and grandma disagree on feeding the kids

Nutrition education programs for children should incorporate all family members who act as caregivers
By Holly Ober | | Health, Social Science / Education

Magnetic teeth hold promise for materials and energy

A mollusk with teeth that can grind down rock may hold the key to making next generation abrasion-resistant materials and nanoscale materials for energy
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Collective nostalgia makes people prefer domestic products

New study could help countries bolster domestic industries without resorting to tariffs or international trade re-negotiations
By Holly Ober | | Business

Size matters — To livebearer fish, big fins are a big deal

Females love males with big dorsal fins, but the appendages first evolved for males to fight other males
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Awards help faculty commercialize inventions

Proof of concept grants advance new technologies to fight cancer and improve agriculture
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Inland Empire economic gains will continue in 2019

Worker scarcity driving wage increases; Inland Empire affordability advantage will help buffer region from slowdown in Southern California home sales
By Holly Ober | | Business

How to block eavesdropping on wireless communications

Confusing channel state information offers a first line of defense in full-duplex wireless
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Payless stunt shows how expectation guides experience

Sometimes quality is in the eye of the beholder
By Holly Ober | | Business

Natural mosquito repellent startup wins seed funding

UC Riverside startup Sensorygen beats entrepreneurs from other University of California campuses
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology, Business

UC Riverside receives $4.5 million for engineering graduate education

Five GAANN Awards from the U.S. Department of Education will support 90 engineering graduate students
By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology
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