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Dr. David Lo Discusses the Delta Variant

David Lo, Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Sciences, talks about the Delta Variant, virus transmission, vaccinations, and more.
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L.A. and O.C. museums: August’s best bets for MOCA, Getty, the Broad and beyond

The Los Angeles Times |
L.A.-based interdisciplinary artist Anna Wittenberg's video-enhanced sculptural installation, referencing cattle, sheep and other animals, will be on view Aug. 21 through Feb. 6 at UCR Arts.
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New theory: Earth’s longer days kick-started oxygen growth

Associated Press |
Tim Lyons, a professor of biogeochemistry, comments on a new theory that Earth got its oxygen because the planet slowed down and days got longer.
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At some California hospitals, nearly half of workers remain unvaccinated

Orange County Register |
Richard Carpiano, public health scientist and medical sociologist, says many hospital staff are apt to reflect the attitudes — and fears — of the public at large when it comes to getting vaccinated for COVID-19.
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In Depth: Safer Streets and Stuttering

Fox 11 Los Angeles |
Gerald Maguire, professor of psychiatry and neuroscience, discusses stuttering, an issue getting more attention now that President Biden, a long-time stutterer, is in the White House. 
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Vaccinated Americans are getting angry at holdouts

Yahoo News |
Medical sociologist Richard Carpiano says the anger of the current moment is a reassuring sign that, for all the attention grabbed by the vocally vaccine hesitant, a majority of people "believe in science, and know what they need to do."
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Why Is Your Pet Rabbit Of European Descent? Researchers Have A Possible Explanation.

Forbes |
Research from anthropologist Nawa Sugiyama suggests that rabbits were kept in captivity for food in the Americas, but were never fully domesticated. "Every single rabbit you see that is domesticated, including your fluffy pet... are all of the European species," Sugiyama said.
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Staying calm and appearing happy helps leaders seem more effective, study finds

Consumer Affairs |
Thomas Sy, associate psychology professor, published research showing that a happy, calm disposition is likely to make for an effective leader -- especially for women in positions of power.