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'Vulture bees' have quit pollen to feed their babies rotting meat — a mystery to scientists

Business Insider |
Entomologists Quinn McFrederick and Jessica Maccaro discover that unusual meat-eating bees have microbiomes that are very different from the average vegetarian bee.
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Bizarre Biting Bee With Gut Like A Vulture Loves Eating Chicken

IFL Science! |
New research from entomologists Quinn McFrederick, Jessica Maccaro and Doug Yangea shows remarkable changes in the microbiome of an unusual meat-eating bee species.
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Social media use linked to depression in adults

NBC News |
UCR psychology researcher Rachel Wu weighed in on an outside study that ties social media to anxiety and depression in adults. 
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Eddie Redmayne reflects on playing trans woman in 'Danish Girl': 'It was a mistake'

USA Today |
Gender and sexuality studies professor Jane Ward says it would be nice if there were enough LGBT roles that any actor could play them, but that isn't the case. 
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“We are going to make you beg for mercy”: America’s public servants face a wave of threats

Vox |
Joseph Kahne, a professor of education policy, says threats of violence at school board meetings are up markedly, but hard data on this is lacking because it is a new phenomenon.
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The Magnificent Orchards That Protect the World’s Fruit

Atlas Obscura |
Tracy Kahn, curator of the Givaudan Citrus Variety Collection, talks to Gastro Obscura about the importance of preserving genetic diversity in agricultural crops, particularly citrus.
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After viral video of teacher, Native Americans offer to help California schools

East Bay Times |
Ethic Studies Professor Gerald L. Clarke, Jr. spoke during a Riverside Unified School District board meeting on the importance of teaching Native American history and culture in order to prevent another classroom incident like the one at a Riverside high school that produced a viral video and sparked widespread outrage.
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Over The Hump Or Overstimulated? Annual Economic Forecast Conference Finds Near Term Outlook Strong But Long Run Risks Loom Large

Yahoo Finance |
The U.S. economy has completely recovered from the pandemic recession, according to a new forecast released at the 12th annual Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference, hosted by the UC Riverside School of Business.