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Robot clothes could help children with cerebral palsy move

Engineering & Technology News |
UCR mechanical engineer Jonathan Realmuto is working on robotic sleeves to help kids with movement disorders. 
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Scent of a Human: What Draws Mosquitoes to People's Skin

US News and World Report |
UCR entomologist Ring Cardé and Jan Bello, formerly of UCR and now with pest control company Provivi, have identified the exact chemicals in human skin that allows mosquitoes to locate and land on their victims.
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Newsom signs bill to bolster UC Merced and Riverside climate initiatives

Ed Source |
Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill that will bring state investment to the University of California’s two most diverse campuses, Merced and Riverside, with the goal of boosting the state’s inland economy and fighting climate change.
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Major earthquakes in Mexico normally have little impact on California-UC seismologist

Fox 26 Fresno |
UCR seismologist Abhijit Ghosh explains why massive Mexican earthquakes do not necessarily translate into increased danger for California.
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Saving Avocados: Scientists Use Pheromones That Disrupt Mating to End Invasive Insecticide-Resistant Weevils

Nature World News |
Mark Hoddle, UCR entomologist, will use pheromones to reduce avocado-destroying weevils' mating and their subsequent production of pest offspring.
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’80s British pop is focus of ‘Dr. Ricky’s’ radio show at UC Riverside

The Press Enterprise |
Professor Richard T. Rodríguez is featured in David Allen’s Sunday column. The feature focuses on Rodríguez’s new book, “A Kiss Across the Ocean: Transatlantic Intimacies of British Post-Punk and U.S. Latinidad,” and his weekly DJ show at KUCR.
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Scientists surprised to learn Mexico mangroves have trapped carbon for millennia

United Press International |
UCR environmental scientists Emma Aronson and Mia Maltz find that Mexican mangroves are playing a helpful role in fighting climate change because they have been trapping carbon for thousands of years.
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A change in Jupiter's orbit could make Earth even friendlier to life

Space |
UCR Earth and planetary scientists Pam Vervoort and Stephen Kane simulated alternative arrangements of our solar system, finding that when Jupiter's orbit was more flattened  —  or 'eccentric'  —  it would cause major changes in our planet's orbit too. And these changes could impact Earth's ability to support life for the better.