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New responsible data sharing technique will enable better understanding of disease-causing genetic variants

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By Emily Cerf. Scientists may better understand and test for the genetic variations that cause cancer and other heritable diseases through the application of a novel strategy for securely sharing and analyzing genomic data developed at the UC Santa Cruz…
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Superheroes, spaceships, and social wearables: An immersive, social STEM camp for middle school girls sparks interest, builds confidence in STEM

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By Melissa Weckerle. Live action role play (LARP) combined with social wearable technology, materials worn on the body that are computationally coded and can support social interactions, provides an impactful social activity for young girls and engages them in…
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LEAP Ahead: UCI Holds Its First Leadership Program for Women in IT

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By Kristen McIntyre. UCI’s first leadership certificate program for women in technology has officially completed its inaugural spring cohort. Named LEAP, the program stands for leadership, equality, allies & presence, and is designed for those in information technology and STEM roles…
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