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Water-strider-inspired robot may one day clean up oil spills

New Atlas |
Chemists Zheiwei Li and Yadong Yin created a prototype of a sunlight-powered robot that may one day be able to swim across marine oil spills, soaking up oil as it goes. 
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Hawaii’s Avocado Farmers Are Bracing For A New Threat

Honolulu Civil Beat |
Entomologist Mark Hoddle avocado says the avocado lace bug appears to be more aggressive in tropical climates like Hawaii, and causes more damage in humid conditions than it does at cooler temperatures.  
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Plastic may increase the risk of high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease, study finds

Consumer Affairs |
Changcheng Zhou, a UCR biomedical scientist, led a team of researchers who discovered that exposure to dicyclohexyl phthalate (DCHP), a chemical used in plastics, may increase consumers’ risk of developing high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.
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Universities Using GrowPods and Controlled Environment Agriculture to Study Healing Properties of Clean Foods

Yahoo Finance |
UCR purchased a controlled environment automated farm that can eliminate pesticides, harmful chemicals and pathogenic contamination. Researchers like Juan Pablo Giraldo could take advantage of it to study whether food can contain the same mRNA as vaccines.
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The Cause Of Alzheimer’s May Have Been Found

Kaiser Health News |
By studying the different forms that a protein called tau can take, chemistry professor Ryan Julian discovered the difference between people who developed dementia and those who didn’t. 
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UC Riverside MBAs Are Landing Top Jobs At Disney & Amazon—Here’s How

Business Because |
Ranked first for social mobility in the US, UCR is helping underrepresented MBAs land jobs at top firms like Disney and Amazon
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Scientists say they might have discovered the cause of Alzheimer's

The Hill |
Chemistry Professor Ryan Julian studied Alzheimer’s disease from a different perspective and the results may have led him to the cause of the disease.
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Business Insider An FDA expert panel narrowly supports the first COVID-19 pill but suggests restrictions on its use driven by safety concerns

Yahoo News |
Biology professor David Eastman believes a new COVID-19 pill should be limited to high-risk individuals.