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  • Weinstein, Max (California State University, Northridge, 2020-07-10)
    Evolution is driven by natural selection operating on the genes present in a given species. However, it is unclear if the different parts of a gene (coding and non-coding) are under the same types of selection as each ...
  • Ilkhani, Faeze (California State University, Northridge, 2020-07-09)
    As an Iranian woman, I have wondered about the reasons that many Iranian women live according to tradition and may avoid expressing themselves openly as I do. As a consequence, I believe many Iranian women may be misunderstood, ...
  • Medina, Icxc (California State University, Northridge, 2020-07-09)
    The onset of type 2 diabetes is a growing issue within our youth. Recently young children and teens were never diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Now, about one-third of American youths are overweight. The incidence among ...
  • Martinez, Melissa (California State University, Northridge, 2020-07-09)
    Background: Obesity is prevalent in approximately 40% of individuals in the United States. Understanding the determinants of obesity in younger populations helps curb the risk of obesity-associated diseases, such as Type ...
  • Endinjok, Frida (California State University, Northridge, 2020-07-09)
    Obesity is a pressing public health issue that disproportionally affects ethnicities such as s in the United States. According to current literature, a plant-based diet has many health benefits including reduced risk for ...