University of California - Riverside

Study: How to save $800 on a new car

Want to save nearly $800 the next time you purchase a new car? A recently published paper co-authored by Jorge Silva-Risso, an associate professor of marketing at the University of California, Riverside's ...

dateMar 05, 2012 in Economics & Business
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Three-strikes law fails to reduce crime

California's three-strikes law has not reduced violent crime, but has contributed significantly to the state's financial woes by substantially increasing the prison population, according to a University of ...

dateFeb 28, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Web security start-up receives $1.1 million

A technology start-up created by a graduate of the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering that focuses on helping web site owners prevent, detect and recover from hacker attacks has raised $1.1 ...

dateFeb 22, 2012 in Computer Sciences
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Bilayer graphene works as an insulator

A research team led by physicists at the University of California, Riverside has identified a property of "bilayer graphene" (BLG) that the researchers say is analogous to finding the Higgs boson in particle ...

dateJan 24, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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Powering electric vehicles with sunlight

The Riverside area will become a leader in powering electric vehicles from the sun under a $2 million award to the Center for Environmental Research and Technology at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College ...

dateJan 17, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Scientists rediscover rarest US bumblebee

A team of scientists from the University of California, Riverside recently rediscovered the rarest species of bumblebee in the United States, last seen in 1956, living in the White Mountains of south-central ...

dateDec 05, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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The buzz around beer

Ever wondered why flies are attracted to beer? Entomologists at the University of California, Riverside have, and offer an explanation. They report that flies sense glycerol, a sweet-tasting compound that ...

dateNov 17, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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