News Articles with Topic: Business
Delay in lockdowns increase cases by a 15% to 25% per week late; failure to lockdown increases cases 45% to 128%
Healthcare under pressure as pandemic exposes critical industry shortcomings
One of the most visible impacts of the coronavirus pandemic has been the strain on the global supply chain, with consumers noticing certain goods are harder to find at their local store. Danko Turcic, an associate professor of operations and supply chain management at UC Riverside’s School of Business, said...
One of humanity’s oldest creations is the most powerful weapon against the coronavirus
As debate and protests about lockdowns and opening up flare up across the nation, experts are considering why governors decided to lockdown states in the first place. A team of researchers from the USC Marshall School of Business, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University and University of California, Riverside...
A second outbreak will have even worse damage
People around the world are wondering how long COVID-restrictions have to last in order to curtail the pandemic. A research study on 36 countries and 50 U.S. states has found that aggressive intervention to contain COVID-19 must be maintained for at least 44 days. The study is co-authored by Professor...
COVID-19 will deliver a blow but how bad it will be is yet to be seen
Over the past few years, biochemist John Jefferson Perry at the University of California, Riverside, has collaborated on a number of projects with Atomwise Inc., a company that uses artificial intelligence, or AI, for drug discovery. Now Perry and the company have formed a joint venture called Theia Biosciences. Perry’s...
Report calls for policymakers to enact zoning and other reforms
The UC Riverside-based startup will use the investment to develop next-generation prototypes
UC Riverside is one the universities making it easier for new discoveries to benefit the public
The region has a higher share of job growth than the nation, California as a whole, and neighboring Southern California metros
The licensed technology is a tipping point for emerging lifesaving therapies
Local manufacturing industry remains a key growth sector
UCR’s Center for Economic Forecasting says the region’s housing problem is a land use issue solvable at the local level