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Go easy on the avocado toast: 'Good fat' can still be bad for you, research shows

Liberal consumption of so-called good fats — like those found in olive oil and avocados — may lead to fatty liver disease, a risk factor for metabolic disorders like type 2 diabetes and hypertension, according to a new study by scientists at UCSF.

UC Merced professor Whitney Pirtle
Immigration status has health implications for young Latinos, study shows

Young undocumented Latinos who gain legal status, even on a temporary basis, experience significant positive effects on their psychological well-being, according to a new study by researchers at UC Merced and UC Davis.

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Hey Siri, an ancient algorithm may help you grasp metaphors

Sometimes Siri has trouble understanding what you're saying, but UC Berkeley researchers hope their study on how humans create metaphors can pave the way for future advances in artificial intelligence.  

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Cracking the code: Why aren't more women majoring in computer science?

A UCLA professor is working to pinpoint specific strategies to attract and retain women and students of color as computer science majors.

Mountain lions fear humans, fleeing when they hear our voices

UC Santa Cruz researchers found evidence that these big cats don't like encountering humans any more than we like bumping into them on hiking trails.

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Indiana Jones meets the sea

UC San Diego launches Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology to study influence of marine environments on ancient societies.