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Downtowns are still the biggest job centers in most regions

Renewed spending on leisure, entertainment bodes well for downtown businesses

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

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

Inland Empire business activity growth outpaces U.S. GDP in latest numbers

‘Hot’ IE housing market still has room to grow

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

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

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

Yeast and bacteria together biosynthesize plant hormones for weed control

Synthetic strigolactones could also improve nutrient uptake in crops

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Data mining tools combat COVID-19 misinformation and identify symptoms

Computer scientists use Google Trends and a government dataset to track symptoms and sift through misinformation

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Scalable quantum computing research supported by $2 million grant

Project aims to make quantum computers easier to produce and operable at room temperature

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Study disrupts venture capitalist assumptions about tax benefits of corporations

Startups backed by venture capital pay more taxes when organized as corporations versus LLCs

By Holly Ober | | Business

Street-based sex workers perform emotional labor to build customer loyalty

Study finds it is an ordinary service business and more like other types of sex work than previously documented

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Connecting Classrooms to Congress

New social studies curriculum aims to boost civic education in a polarized nation

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Leader effectiveness may depend on emotional expression

When they don’t express negative emotions, women are seen as more effective leaders than men

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Why weren’t New World rabbits domesticated?

Archaeologists find the answer in rabbit social behavior

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education

Using light to control materials

Supercomputers and machine learning will help scientists optimize light-driven electron transfer

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Air-powered computer memory helps soft robot control movements

“Airhead” robot uses pneumatic RAM to play piano

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Modified yeast inhibits fungal growth in plants

External application could reduce agricultural reliance on fungicides

By Holly Ober | | Science / Technology

Billionaires in the great beyond

UCR scientists weigh in on the first successful civilian trip to space, and the ethics of being a billion-dollar rocket man.

By UCR News | | Science / Technology