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San Jose Mercury News —

The big picture: Bay Area space scientists build world’s largest digital camera

Article quotes Aaron Roodman, professor of particle physics, on the world’s largest digital camera, which is being assembled at SLAC and has 3.2 billion pixels.

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Wired —

When will the pandemic truly be ‘over’?

Article quotes Abraar Karan, infectious disease fellow, on how "there's no going back to 2019."

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ABC News —

Updated boosters for elementary school-aged children ‘weeks’ from authorization: FDA vaccine chief

Quotes Alok Patel, clinical instructor of pediatrics, on the common practice of tailoring a vaccine to combat the most widely-circulating variant.

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Wired —

A better birth is possible

Quotes Elliott Main, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology, on examining the treatment of Black women by hospital staff.

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The Washington Post —

California is nation’s first state to create anti-gun-violence office

Quotes John Donohue, professor of law, on how a new office to monitor guns in California may be able to initiate measures to counteract the current gun culture.

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The New York Times —

Wildfire smoke is erasing progress on clean air

Quotes Marshall Burke, associate professor of earth system science and center fellow at FSI, on wildfire smoke contributing to air pollution.

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CNBC —

Why this Stanford researcher says you should ask your friends for more favors

Article quotes Xuan Zhao, social science research scholar, on her new study that finds people consistently underestimate others’ willingness to lend them a hand.

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CNN —

The rule-breaking paper microscope shaking up science

Article quotes Manu Prakash, associate professor of bioengineering and senior fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, on creating an easy-to-use microscope.

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The Atlantic —

Redshirt the boys

Article quotes Sean Reardon, professor at the Graduate School of Education and senior fellow at SIEPR, on the learning gap between boys and girls.

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San Jose Mercury News —

California power outages: How a text message averted major blackouts

Article quotes Frank Wolak, professor of economics and senior fellow at FSI and SIEPR, on the state's grid operators and efforts to avoid rolling blackouts during the heat wave.

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