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Scientists unpack how taste neurons control food intake
UC Riverside-led research on fruit fly could lead to better understanding of how taste information is coded in the brain
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UC Riverside helps secure the future of food
If you’re eating fruits, nuts, grains, or vegetables in a few years, you’ll likely owe a debt of gratitude to UC Riverside. The university has created a program to transition today’s undergraduates into professional scientists solving tomorrow’s farming challenges. The program, called Plants-3D, will train students to discover, design, and deploy biology and engineering solutions to the projected problem of massive-scale food insecurity due to climate change. 
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Black holes stunt growth of dwarf galaxies
UC Riverside astronomers find large-scale winds associated with active black holes in small galaxies suppress star formation
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The Milky Way kidnapped several tiny galaxies from its neighbor
UC Riverside-led research shows our galaxy is undergoing a massive merger with its largest satellite galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud
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