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Portobello mushrooms could power your future phone

Engineers at the University of California at Riverside explore how batteries made with mushrooms could be cheaper to make and less prone to degrading over time.

By September 30, 2015


Can burglars jam your wireless security system?

We examined claims that popular wireless security kits come with new vulnerabilities.

By February 11, 2015


Diaper Detective smart pad senses dehydration, infection

Students at the University of California at Riverside have invented a cheap, easy and effective way to analyze urine in both infants and adults.

By September 10, 2014


Can a simple app really give you superhero sight?

Researchers from the University of California at Riverside say playing their Ultimeyes game could dramatically increase your vision. Crave's Michael Franco goes eyeballs-on.

By February 19, 2014


Can the Tesla Model S unkill the electric car? CNET On Cars, Episode 3

Cooley drives Tesla's make-or-break Model S, counts down the Top 5 cheap high-tech cars, and takes you for a drive in the first truly self-driving technology to hit showrooms.

By September 30, 2012


FBI reports auto thefts, recovery rates down

A recently released FBI 2009 Crime Statistics report indicates the national vehicle theft rate is decreasing, but the rate of recovery for stolen vehicles is at an 25 year low.

By September 14, 2010


House votes to expand national DNA arrest database

Americans arrested but not convicted of some crimes would be likely to have their DNA forcibly extracted and added to an FBI database, according to new legislation.

By May 19, 2010


Visually impaired photogs display mind-boggling shots

The shots recently displayed at University of California at Riverside are inspiring, considering that most photographers won't know where the camera lens is pointing.

By May 12, 2009