University of California - Riverside

Think twice about investing in own company

Employees whose retirement plan is invested in stock of the company where they work do not pull out money as the firms approach financial distress, a recently released, but yet to be published paper, co-authored by a University ...

dateMar 04, 2015 in Economics & Business
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Glass coating improves battery performance

Lithium-sulfur batteries have been a hot topic in battery research because of their ability to produce up to 10 times more energy than conventional batteries, which means they hold great promise for applications in energy-demanding ...

dateMar 02, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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A new species of hummingbird?

The Bahama Woodstar is a hummingbird found in the Bahamas, and comprises two subspecies. One of these, Calliphlox evelynae evelynae, is found throughout the islands of the Bahamas, and especially in the northern islands. ...

dateFeb 12, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Researchers reprogram plants for drought tolerance

Crops and other plants are constantly faced with adverse environmental conditions, such as rising temperatures (2014 was the warmest year on record) and lessening fresh water supplies, which lower yield and cost farmers billions ...

dateFeb 04, 2015 in Biotechnology
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