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From its roots in agricultural research, the College continues to expand its scientific reach with a number of internationally ranked programs addressing the most pressing scientific questions of our time …

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America’s most widely consumed oil causes genetic changes in the brain
New UC Riverside research shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also affect neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety, and depression. 
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Doubling down on cancer-causing genes
NIH grant of $2.2 million could help researchers target two oncogenes, potentially leading to therapies for melanoma, lung cancer, and other tumors
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Research identifies possible on/off switch for plant growth
New research from UC Riverside identifies a protein that controls plant growth —  good news for an era in which crops can get crushed by climate change. 
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Two projects receive NIH grant for breast cancer research
UC Riverside research is supported by a four-year grant worth more than $1.2 million
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