The University of California-Riverside, (UCR) was established in 1954 and is one of the 10 University of California campuses. Today, UCR has approximately 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students. UCR pioneered work in biologic pesticides and is known for its research on citrus and entomology. UCR plans to open a new medical research and medical school by 2012.
Researchers demonstrate pattern recognition using magnonic holographic memory device
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering and the Russian Academy of Sciences have successfully demonstrated pattern recognition using a magnonic holographic memory device, a development ...
Researchers analyze the benefits of urban trees
What have your trees done for you lately? According to UC Riverside Professor of Botany and Plant Science Darrel Jenerette, trees cool our homes, neighborhoods, and improve our health. Now he is exploring the hypothesis ...
Economist explains how traffic flows like water and how congestion tolls can help commuters
What do rush-hour traffic and a bathtub have in common?
Cleaning water one stroke at a time
A material created by University of California, Riverside engineers is the key component of a swimsuit that won an international design competition for its ability to clean water as a person swims.
Advance supply signals critical to firms' profitability
Advance supply signals, such as financial health and production viability, contain rich information on supplier conditions. When and how these signals should be used is critical for improving firms' forecast and profitability.
Mormon + Mormon = Higher home price
A unique study that combined real estate transaction data and Mormon congregation boundaries in Utah found home sellers made an average of about $4,000 more when they used a real estate agent from the same church congregation.
Computer models show significant tsunami strength for Ventura and Oxnard
Few can forget the photos and videos of apocalyptic destruction a tsunami caused in 2011 in Sendai, Japan. Could Ventura and Oxnard in California be vulnerable to the effects of a local earthquake-generated tsunami? Yes, ...
3D printing could help save avocado and landscape trees
University of California, Riverside scientists are using 3D printing technology to study a beetle that is causing severe damage to avocado and landscape trees in Southern California.
Undergraduate discovers new firefly species
The Entomology Research Museum at the University of California, Riverside today announced the discovery of a new species of firefly from Southern California, collected by an undergraduate student as part of his semester's ...
New paper-like material could boost electric vehicle batteries
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have developed a novel paper-like material for lithium-ion batteries. It has the potential to boost by several times the specific energy, ...