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News Articles with Tag: Bourns College Of Engineering

Federal grant will help develop new stroke treatment

The device aims to reduce brain swelling and deliver a neuroprotective drug

By Holly Ober | October 9, 2018 | Health

Silicone membranes create micron-scale temperature maps

Development could improve microfluidic devices used for point-of-care diagnostics

By Holly Ober | October 1, 2018 | Science / Technology

UC Riverside students take first and second place at prestigious conference

Leadership-in-action competition yields prizewinning strategies for increasing Hispanic leadership in engineering

By Holly Ober | September 25, 2018 | Students

New security flaw discovered in Wi-Fi routers

Hackers can use your wireless router to extract information, and there’s not much you can do to stop them

By Holly Ober | September 20, 2018 | Science / Technology

Musical sensor shows bad medicine plays false note

Inspired by a musical instrument, the simple sensor can be constructed from common materials and used to detect adulterated or counterfeit drugs

By Holly Ober | September 12, 2018 | Science / Technology

Renewable natural gas can help California meet climate goals

UC Riverside study finds California can replace up to 5 percent of its natural gas supply using existing raw materials and infrastructure, recommends new state standard

By Holly Ober | September 11, 2018 | Science / Technology

Natural gas engine can reduce smog from heavy-duty trucks

Simulated on-road testing shows the engine maintains near-zero emissions during all duty cycles

By Holly Ober | August 30, 2018 | Science / Technology

More than $1 million in grants for computational chemistry and materials science

The research will improve understanding of catalysis and develop new photodetection technologies

By Holly Ober | August 30, 2018 | Science / Technology

Genetically engineered virus spins gold into beads

The discovery could make production of some electronic components cheaper, easier, and faster

By Holly Ober | August 23, 2018 | Science / Technology

Nanofiber filter improves rural water treatment

An electrospun nanofiber uniquely suited to removing nitrogen and phosphorous could help prevent nitrate contamination of drinking water in small, rural communities most at risk

By Holly Ober | August 14, 2018 | Science / Technology

Improved oxidation is water wizardry against drought

Research finds ways to remove more of the tricky substances that can squeak through water treatment

By Holly Ober | August 8, 2018 | Science / Technology

Electronic nose startup gets whiff of success

Chromanose chosen for National Science Foundation Innovation Corps entrepreneurial support

By Holly Ober | August 2, 2018 | Science / Technology, Business

Pest-monitoring device enters into field trials

The technology invented by engineers at UC Riverside could reduce pesticide use and crop loss

By Holly Ober | July 24, 2018 | Science / Technology, Business

UC Riverside startup receives National Science Foundation grant

Small Business Innovation Research Program provides seed funding for BEAM-CA, LLC

By Holly Ober | July 19, 2018 | Business, Science / Technology

Donation brings zero-emissions vehicles one step closer to reality

New light-duty emissions testing facility gives UC Riverside the inside track toward the goal of zero-emission vehicles

By Holly Ober | July 11, 2018 | Science / Technology

Award-winning inventions improve electronics and renewable natural gas

Graphene thermal interface and steam hydrogasification receive TechConnect National Innovation Awards

New data science major promotes diversity in high-tech

Program will build new educational pathways in computing or technology for students, especially women, who otherwise would not study these subjects in college

By Holly Ober | June 28, 2018 | Science / Technology

Why mantis shrimp don’t crack under pressure

Cracking paradoxically improves fracture resistance in the pugnacious crustacean’s dactyl club

By Holly Ober | June 25, 2018 | Science / Technology

Microchips can permanently link patients with clinical samples

Project to embed patient data directly in biological samples receives Gates Foundation funding

By Holly Ober | June 15, 2018 | Science / Technology

A faster way to fail

Electromigration at normal operating temperatures causes integrated circuits to fail in hours instead of years, allowing researchers to assess how durable they are

By Holly Ober | June 12, 2018 | Science / Technology
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