Some students are helping themselves to servings of tuna well beyond the amounts recommended to avoid consuming too much mercury. Researchers found that hair mercury levels were closely correlated with how much tuna the students said they ate, and...
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A new method for reconstructing changes in nitrogen sources over time has enabled scientists to connect excess nutrients in the coastal waters of West Maui, Hawaii, to a sewage treatment facility that injects treated wastewater into the ground.
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Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed a speech therapy game for children with cleft lip or cleft palate and are now partnering with the international charity Smile Train to make the game, called SpokeIt, a resource for affected children...
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UC Santa Cruz is launching the first professional master’s degree program in serious games offered in the United States, with an initial cohort of students starting in fall 2019. Serious games are designed to accomplish a purpose other than pure...
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An 800-volume collection of works by famed author and journalist Hunter S. Thompson has been donated to Special Collections & Archives at UC Santa Cruz.
27-Nov-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
The Treehouse Childhood Cancer Initiative of the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute and Dr. Elaine Mardis with other members of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) recently met to bolster an ongoing...
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A new graduate program in Coastal Science and Policy at UC Santa Cruz will welcome its first cohort of students in fall 2018. The interdisciplinary master's degree program will prepare students to design and implement solutions to the complex...
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Researchers at UC Santa Cruz are addressing the issues of groundwater supply and water quality with an ongoing "managed aquifer recharge" program in the Pajaro Valley, where they have been implementing and studying groundwater recharge projects and...
30-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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Astronomer Puragra GuhaThakurta is using a sabbatical at Google to explore ways to expand and diversify the Science Internship Program for high school students that he started in 2009 at UC Santa Cruz.
10-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT
From polling and party politics to taxes and global warming, the following experts at the University of California, Santa Cruz, are available to discuss the hot topics this election season.
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