These studies show that being a man with a wider face can be both a blessing and a curse and awareness of this may be important for future business success.

Michael Haselhuhn, assistant professor of management, on how men with wider faces are more competitive negotiators, as compared to men with narrower faces

FOX BUSINESS NETWORK

Fall isn’t the time that we get a lot of rain during El Niño years. The rains tend to come in late winter and spring. If we get an El Niño, we’ll have to be patient. ... There’s a lot of biomass out there that can burn.

Richard Minnich, professor of earth sciences, on prospects for El Niño and how the climatic changes could affect the spread of wildfire

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE

If you had asked me three years ago if (the Republican Party's standing among Asians) could get any worse, I would’ve said it can’t, but it did. They need to stop the bleeding.

Karthick Ramakrishnan, professor of political science, on how Republican outreach to immigrants, minorities and Asian-Americans has declined in recent years

THE WASHINGTON POST

The position has forced me to let go of some of my literary biases. ... Poets today have to float and be transparent and pick up everything we can.

Juan Felipe Herrera, California’s poet laureate and professor of creative writing, in an article that examines the history of poet laureate positions

THE NEW YORK TIMES

The Fragile X is one of the neurodevelopmental disorders. It’s a genetic disease, and it’s associated with autism.

Iryna Ethell, professor of biomedical sciences, on the UCR School of Medicine study on Fragile X Syndrome, linking an enzyme to the development of autistic behaviors

CBS NEWS

It has really been a brute-force approach.

Mark Hoddle, director of the Center for Invasive Species Research, on the USDA’s response to the Asian longhorned beetle by chopping tens of thousandsof trees down and replacing them with less beetle-friendly varieties

WALL STREET JOURNAL

In 1996, however, the Internet experience was a one-size-fits-all experience. Now, the personalization of content may be the most common application of artificial intelligence encountered by the average person.

Michael Pazzani, vice chancellor for research and economic development, on his 1996 research paper on personalizing Internet content and learning user profiles

EUREKALERT!

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