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RAMP Launches Project to Assess Health and Equity Implications of Freight Automation

Based on tech sector hype and awestruck media reports, automated passenger vehicles seem just one or two steps away from revolutionizing our personal transportation system. The freight transportation system is also on the cusp of an automated revolution, albeit with far less public fanfare. Just two years ago, an automated freight truck delivered goods over […]

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Researchers Investigate Impacts of Infant Gut Microbial Compounds on Allergy and Asthma Risk

Nature Microbiology released an article in its July 2019 edition that identifies a compound produced by gut bacteria that predisposes infants to allergies and asthma later in life. Researchers at UC San Francisco identified a lipid that reduced the number and activity of immune cells that suppress allergic inflammation. To test its effects, they injected […]

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