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UC Merced appoints Chou Her as new chief of police

Her, the first person of Hmong descent to lead a UC public safety agency, brings nearly two decades of law enforcement experience and years of demonstrated leadership to the position.

UC Irvine aims to become first university to launch rocket into space

The “Moonshot Initiative,” funded through a $1 million gift from Base 11, will establish a rocketry program at The Henry Samueli School of Engineering.

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Sensor-equipped glove could help doctors take guesswork out of measuring spasticity

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at UC San Diego and Rady Children’s Hospital has developed new technology that could be used to accurately measure muscle stiffness during physical exams.

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Inspired by work with Dalai Lama, UCSF postdoc creates app to help people better understand emotions

A UCSF postdoc collaborated with her father and the Dalai Lama to create an Atlas of Emotions and is focusing on helping medical residents understand their emotions through an app.

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Shoe-string theory: Science shows why shoelaces come untied

A new study by mechanical engineers at UC Berkeley finally shows why your shoelaces may keep coming untied.