Like peanut butter? This algorithm has a hunch as to what you'll buy next

A new technique can incorporate customer behavior into recommendation algorithms

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Mass customization can make fashion more sustainable if customers are willing to wait for it

High fees for disposal and recycling can boost the sustainable effect under some circumstances

By Holly Ober | | Business

Surveys with repetitive questions yield bad data, study finds

“In as few as six or eight questions, people are already answering in such a way that you’re worse off if you’re trying to predict real-world behavior”

By Holly Ober | | Business

Professionals are trending in a left and liberal direction; on most issues blue collar workers are not

Both groups still agree on some important issues and race has little effect

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Riverside Angel Summit finalists are promising medical, agricultural, and energy startups

The four finalists were founded in Riverside County and are developing with support of the UC Riverside Office of Technology Partnerships

By Holly Ober | | Business

Wildfire dataset could help firefighters save lives and property

WildfireDB contains over 17 million data points that capture how fires have spread in the contiguous United States over the last decade

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Biocompatible glue for corneal repair is a sight for sore eyes

The adhesive would replace stitches and conventional adhesive to speed healing and reduce complications and cost

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Study confirms link between spatial and math skills

Improving students’ spatial skills could improve math skills as well

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

“Magic wand” reveals a colorful nano-world

Novel color photography using a high-efficiency probe can super-focus white light into a 6-nanometer spot for nanoscale color imaging

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Creating a healthy racial climate to diversify the teacher workforce

Paper offers a framework for racial literacy in teacher education

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Quickly optimizing deep neural networks for different devices

New technique makes apps perform better across devices while keeping costs about the same

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Botnet buster finds IoT command and control centers

Tool fools malware twice and can trick it into revealing itself

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Anger as an appropriate power source for social justice

Philosopher Myisha Cherry’s new book makes a strong case for rage

By Holly Ober | | Arts / Culture

These inclusive practices help general education teachers foster positive relationships with children with autism

Teachers make time to find students’ interests, celebrate talents, and have one-on-one time to form stronger relationships with students with autism, finds study

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Scientists are using AI originally developed for producing deepfake videos to stop future pandemics

Generative adversarial networks are being used to predict the structure of antibodies that could neutralize a previously unknown virus

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Still life in shades of gray

How Toni Morrison helped an economics professor turn grief into art

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Newsom appoints UCR Highlander to Student Aid Commission

Angel Rodriguez, an alumnus and current grad student, urges students to apply for Cal Grants

UC Riverside supports equitable recovery of the Inland Empire with $900,000 CARES Act EDA grant

UCR will provide technical assistance to 1,000 small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

By Holly Ober | | Business

UC Riverside receives $2 million to monitor air quality impacts of goods movement in Inland Southern California

The grant comes from the California Attorney General’s Office Automobile Emissions Research and Technology Fund

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Modern activities follow the contours of ancient Teotihuacan

Lidar mapping study reveals vast landscape modifications that still influence construction and farming

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education