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A group of scientists at the University of California San Diego recently published a paper detailing the contact lenses they’ve invented that can zoom by blinking twice.
In the paper, titled “A Biomimetic Soft Lens Controlled by Electrooculographic Signal,” the scientists went on to detail that unlike the previously developed soft robots, which were “either controlled manually or by prewritten programs,” their current work functions by harnessing the electric current that human eyes make.
Asian American students will still be the largest ethnic group in the University of California admissions as the system admits its largest and most diverse class of freshmen in Fall 2019.
This year’s freshman class is composed of 35% Asian American, 34% Latino, 22% Caucasian, and 5% African American, based on an official statement released by the UC.
Family and friends of a missing Filipino American student are exhausting all efforts in finding any information that would lead to his safe return.
Gavin Cusi Octaviano, a 22-year-old biology student at the University of California, Irvine, has reportedly been missing since Friday afternoon.
A UCLA professor and a new Asian American organization are suing the University of California for withholding records that could expose the system’s racial bias against Asian Americans in undergraduate admissions.
Professor Richard Sander, a known critic of affirmative action, and the Asian American Community Services Center (AACSC) believe that the UC system is violating Proposition 209, a state initiative passed in 1996 that prohibits public institutions from discriminating on the basis of race.