Lizard sex switch
UC research confirms climate-induced reptile sex change in the wild for the first timeRead more about this slide
Sowing seeds of growth in PNG
A $3 million funding boost to expand an education program in Papua New Guinea improving women and families business and management skillsRead more about this slide
Rooster study shining light into myopia
UC researchers are studying how to protect people from developing myopia (short-sightedness) and tiny rooster chicks are lighting the way.Read more about this slide
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