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The distrust among Black Americans in medicine is warranted

The distrust among Black Americans in medicine is warranted

by Jessica Octavio, Staff Writer // February 9, 2021

For centuries, science and medicine have been used as weapons against Black people, serving to both justify and perpetuate institutionalized racism.  Researchers,...

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SDSU researcher examines link between gut bacteria and metabolic disease

SDSU researcher examines link between gut bacteria and metabolic disease

by Adriana Millar, Staff Writer // March 23, 2016

A new study conducted by a San Diego State professor suggests a link between gut bacteria and metabolic disorders, which often occur with polycystic ovary...

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New biology professor sees the 'big picture' of environmental science

New biology professor sees the ‘big picture’ of environmental science

by Nicole Menges, Staff Writer // March 2, 2016

When assistant ecology professor Xiaofeng Xu is not teaching any courses this semester, he keeps busy with his research and getting acclimated to life...

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New biology professor inspires grad students with research

New biology professor inspires grad students with research

by Ryo Miyauchi, Arts & Lifestyle Editor // February 25, 2016

During his time off from the lab, professor Nicholas Shikuma grabs the board to surf at the beach. He picked up his favorite sport at a young age in Hawaii,...

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SDSU scientists discover new way for viruses to fight bacteria

SDSU scientists discover new way for viruses to fight bacteria

by Jasmine Bermudez, Staff Writer // November 6, 2015

New research from a team of San Diego State scientists has the potential to prevent the spread of dangerous bacteria in the human body. Their work was...

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SDSU female professors recognized for achievements in diversity

SDSU female professors recognized for achievements in diversity

by Jada Johnson, Contributor // October 2, 2015

Three San Diego State professors were recently recognized for their achievements in a nationally recognized magazine that focuses on diversity in higher...

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