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Sex, Lies, and AIDS in Africa
People cheat on their spouses and lie about it. Not exactly breaking news — except when it impacts the success of HIV policy for most of a continent.
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Newfound Gene That Turns Carbs Into Fat Could Be Target for Future Drugs
A gene could provide a new target for potential treatments for fatty liver disease, diabetes, and obesity.
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New Wetland Design a Leap Forward in Cleansing Toxins From Salton Sea
A new study used manmade wetlands to clean contaminants from the freshwater rivers that flow into the inland lake.
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Endowing Cells With a Magnetic Personality
Watch magnetotactic bacteria as they are forced to swim to the edge of a water droplet with a bar magnet.
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Unraveling Genetic Mysteries With Corn
"Scientists love it when rules get broken, and epigenetics breaks a lot of the rules of inheritance..."
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Climate Change Report Card
A series of reports details California's vulnerabilities to climate change.
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$30 Million Grant Brings African Students to College, MDP
By educating bright young Africans with a "give-back" ethos, a foundation seeks social transformation.
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The Sounds of California Air Pollution
Listen to sonic representations of air quality around the state.
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Yosemite's Alpine Chipmunks Take Genetic Hit From Climate Change
Global warming has forced alpine chipmunks in Yosemite to higher ground, prompting a startling decline in the species' genetic diversity, according to a new study by UC Berkeley researchers.
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Eat More Often, Weigh Less
The less often girls eat, the more weight they gain, according to a new study by Lorrene D. Ritchie, a researcher at the Atkins Center for Weight and Health.
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In Battle to Save Vineyards, Scientists Try Tricking Bacteria
Every grapevine in the 28-acre Bonny Doon Vineyard had to be ripped from the earth and torched in 1994.
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Land Donation to Double UC Research Forestlands
The University of California stands to receive 4,584 acres of Northern California mixed-conifer forest, doubling the size of its research forests, as a result of a land donation approved November 16, 2011.
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BiGCB Gets Bigger, Thanks to Keck Grant
The Berkeley Initiative in Global Change Biology, pronounced informally as “The Big CB,” received a boost in January when the W. M. Keck Foundation awarded the project $1.5 million.
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