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Ludwig Bartels and Alexander Balandin (c) UCR

 

Data-Driven Discovery of One-Dimensional Materials

 

Bartels and Balandin receive $1.12 million grant to discover new van der Waals materials
 

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Study provides insights into how Zika virus suppresses the host immune system
A research team led by scientists at the University of California, Riverside, has outlined how the Zika virus, which constituted an epidemic threat in 2016, suppresses the immune system of its host. The Zika virus, or ZIKV, spreads through mosquito bites and sexual intercourse. Currently, no approved vaccine or antivirals against ZIKV exist. 
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New tools in the fight against lethal citrus disease
Scientists are closer to gaining the upper hand on Huanglongbing, a disease that has wiped out citrus orchards across the globe. New models of the bacterium linked to the disease reveal control methods that were previously unavailable.
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NIH grant to physicist focuses on how pathogens evolve
Research could lead to the design of new and better treatments to fight disease
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