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  July 28th, 2016

Kavli Fellow Travels to Indonesia

universe@mail.sdsu.edu (Michael Price)

"Dr. Holland's fellowship is not only a monumental honor for him as a scientist, but also a recognition of the role science can play in bringing countries closer together," said Chukuka S. Enwemeka, provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs at SDSU.

  July 26th, 2016

$130 Million in Research Grants and Contracts for SDSU

universe@mail.sdsu.edu (Michael Price)

"I am extraordinarily proud of the successes of our faculty, staff and students who are competing nationally to bring essential resources to our campus and our region." —SDSU President Elliot Hirshman

  July 25th, 2016

SDSU Tracking Sand Fire to Help Keep Firefighters Safe

carlos.correa@sandiego6.com (Carlos Correa)

"If you can actually look at what is the smoke doing, where exactly is the smoke, what is the shape and the color of the smoke. For a firefighter those are critical pieces of information that they can say 'send people there or don't go there, that is way too dangerous," said Dr. Eric Frost, director of the VizCenter.

  July 1st, 2016

Big Data, Better Health

universe@mail.sdsu.edu (Michael Price)

What factors influence whether a person is healthy? Individual habits and hygiene play a role, certainly, but demographics also significantly shape a person's health. Minorities and people from disadvantaged groups suffer disproportionately from certain types of cancer, obesity, sexually transmitted disease, asthma and heart disease.

  June 27th, 2016

Going Viral

universe@mail.sdsu.edu (Michael Price)

Microbial ecologist Forest Rohwer, has been assembling a super-team of diverse, highly skilled researchers to combat problems too big for any single scientist or discipline to solve.

  June 13th, 2016

New Planet Is Largest Discovered That Orbits Two Suns

universe@mail.sdsu.edu (Michael Price)

It's a bit curious that this biggest planet took so long to confirm, since it is easier to find big planets than small ones, said SDSU astronomer Jerome Orosz, another coauthor on the study. It took so long to confirm because its orbital period is so long.


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