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Everyone Deserves a Safe Option for Fall

Inside Higher Ed |
Interim Provost Tom Smith makes the argument to the higher education community for allowing safety to lead the discussion on returning to campus in the midst of the pandemic. 
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US schools reopen in virus hotspots

Yahoo News |
UC Riverside epidemiologist Brandon Brown comments on the need for students to speak up if they feel practices at their school are not safe. 
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Cutting-Edge Research Shows How Hair Dulls Razor Blades

Wisconsin Public Radio |
UC Riverside materials scientist Suveen Mathaudhu offers his reaction to new research about how hair wears down shaving blades. 
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Solar Systems Without Gas Giants Likely To Harbor Multiple Earths

Forbes |
Solar systems without Jupiter-like planets may be rife with multiple habitable planets, according to UC Riverside astrobiologist Stephen Kane, in a new Astronomical Journal paper.
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Solar systems could have a large number of planets that are home to alien life, study finds

Yahoo News |
Surprising findings about life in outer space from a study led by UC Riverside astrobiologist Stephen Kane.
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How the Australian Finger Lime Could Save American Citrus

Smithsonian Magazine |
UC Riverside geneticist Hailing Jin's discovery of a peptide in an obscure Australian fruit has the potential to prevent and treat a disease that destroys citrus trees. 
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Other solar systems could cram in as many as seven Earth-like planets

CNET |
We might want to blame Jupiter for the lack of other habitable planets around our own sun, according to a new study led by UC Riverside astrobiologist Stephen Kane. 
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How California’s COVID-19 Surge Widens Health Inequalities for Black, Latino and Low-income Residents

US News and World Report |
Andrea Polonijo, medical sociologist, discusses how low-income, Black and Latino Californians are dying from COVID-19 at higher rates than high-income and non-Latino whites – and how analyses suggest these gaps are widening.