Receptor found by UC Berkeley researchers helps plants fight disease

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While humans continue to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, campus scientists have discovered a way for plants to fight off agricultural pandemics, according to a recently published study.
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Saudi university boosts rankings by aggressively recruiting world's top researchers

King Abdulaziz University, a little-known university in Saudi Arabia, ranks seventh in the world in mathematics, edging out other universities with reputable math departments. But their newfound prestige is a product of an aggressive recruitment program targeting some of the world’s top scientists.
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