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UC Santa Cruz leads collaboration to speed wound healing with a novel smart bandage

Researchers will use a combination of approaches involving bioelectronic devices, machine learning, and regenerative medicine in an effort to achieve precise control over the physiological processes involved in wound healing.
27-Feb-2020 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UCSC Genome Browser posts the coronavirus genome

By posting the complete genome of the coronavirus on the internet, UC Santa Cruz engineers hope to accelerate international research, collaboration that will allow scientists to find ways to attack it.
7-Feb-2020 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

How genetics and social games drive evolution of mating systems in mammals

Traditional explanations for why some animals are monogamous and others are promiscuous or polygamous have focused on ecological factors. A new theory focuses instead on social interactions driven by genetically determined behaviors.
19-Dec-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UC Santa Cruz launches new graduate program in natural language processing

The University of California, Santa Cruz, has established a new master’s (M.S.) degree program in Natural Language Processing (NLP), offered from the UCSC Silicon Valley Campus in Santa Clara. This innovative professional degree program will give...
16-Dec-2019 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Elephant Seal 'Supermoms' Produce Most of the Population, Study Finds

Most of the pups born in an elephant seal colony in California over a span of five decades were produced by a relatively small number of long-lived "supermoms", according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
17-Sep-2019 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Seagate, UC Santa Cruz Collaboration Poised to Accelerate Genomics Data Analysis

Seagate Technology, along with the Genomics Institute and Baskin School of Engineering at University of California, Santa Cruz announced today that they have entered into a multi-year, joint research and development agreement to accelerate genomics...
26-Aug-2019 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Students chowing down tuna in dining halls are unaware of mercury exposure risks

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...
28-Jun-2019 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Coral study traces excess nitrogen to Maui wastewater treatment facility

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.
3-Apr-2019 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UC Santa Cruz Professor Aims to Expand Science Internships for High School Students

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

Election Experts Available to Provide Commentary and Analysis

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.
22-Aug-2008 1:00 PM EDT

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