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UCSD Fall 2014: LTWL 124 Booklist

I will soon post the syllabus for LTWL 124, Science Fiction. Here’s the booklist, with links to purchase at Amazon.com.

UCSD Fall 2014: LTWL 114 Booklist

I will soon post the syllabus for LTWL 114, Children’s Literature. Here’s the booklist, with links to purchase at Amazon.com.

Study drops hints that dogs could get jealous

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Shetland sheepdog Maggie comes home from the groomer, her owners praise and pet her shiny coat, much to the chagrin of pit bull Stormy, who will head-butt her until their family cuts out the compliments. 587 more words

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Study Drops Hints That Dogs Could Get Jealous

LOS ANGELES (AP) – When Shetland sheepdog Maggie comes home from the groomer, her owners praise and pet her shiny coat, much to the chagrin of pit bull Stormy, who will head-butt her until their family cuts out the compliments. 582 more words

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10 Things I Love About College

I head up to Chico in 5 days, and begin my graduate studies just a week after that. I’ve been counting down the days for months now and I am so excited I am bursting over. 676 more words

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Pepper and halt: Spicy chemical may inhibit gut tumors

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that dietary capsaicin – the active ingredient in chili peppers – produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells lining the intestines of mice, triggering a reaction that ultimately reduces the risk of colorectal tumors. 750 more words

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How infectious disease may have shaped human origins

Inactivation of 2 genes may have allowed escape from bacterial pathogens, researchers say

Roughly 100,000 years ago, human evolution reached a mysterious bottleneck: Our ancestors had been reduced to perhaps five to ten thousand individuals living in Africa. 694 more words

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