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  November 14th, 2017

Screen Time Might Boost Depression, Suicide in Teens

universe@mail.sdsu.edu (Michael Price)

"These increases in mental health issues among teens are very alarming. Teens are telling us they are struggling, and we need to take that very seriously," said SDSU Psychology Jean Twenge.

  November 13th, 2017

The Most Abundant Human-Associated Virus no Longer an Orphan

koonin@ncbi.nlm.nih.gov (Eugene Koonin)

The discovery of crAssphage is arguably one of the most striking feats of metagenomics to date. The nearly 100 kilobase genome of this phage was assembled from multiple human gut microbiomes in the laboratory of Rob Edwards at San Diego State University.

  November 9th, 2017

2017 URS Presenters Awarded at National Conferences

molson@mail.sdsu.edu (Maribel Calderon-Olson)

There were 25 students who had an opportunity to share the exciting and diverse research that they have been working on in their SDSU lab or their summer research projects to more than 60 symposium attendees: peers, faculty and guest from the College of Sciences and Engineering were all in attendance.

  October 24th, 2017

Wanted: Underrepresented Minorities to Help Save the Planet

universe@mail.sdsu.edu (Michael Price)

"This has been a really successful program in terms of getting students into the field for research," Oechel said. "Having these kinds of research opportunities available to underrepresented minorities helps us to attract even more standout, high-quality students."

  October 11th, 2017

Sorting the Myriad Medicinal Molecules of Coral Reefs

universe@mail.sdsu.edu (Michael Price)

"We know what so few of these molecules are and what they do, that's a pretty big roadblock to developing therapeutic drugs derived from them." said, Aaron Hartmann, a postdoctoral biologist with a dual appointment at SDSU and the Smithsonian Institution."

  October 10th, 2017

Preserving Paradise

universe@mail.sdsu.edu (Michael Price)

SDSU is the steward of one of Southern California's last wild places. When Murray Schloss came to Riverside County in the 1920s to found a utopian society, little did he know his dream would come true--just not in the way he had planned.


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