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  1. Will Elon Musk Fly on SpaceX's Private Moon Flight in 2023 with Japanese Billionaire?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SPACE.com

    During an event at SpaceX headquarters on Sept. 17, 2018, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and Japanese entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa playfully discuss the prospect of flying together on SpaceX's mission around the moon, which could happen as early as 2023.

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  2. Black Space, White BlindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    In John Sayles' 1984 movie The Brother From Another Planet , a card shark is riding a northbound A train that is about to make the 66-block jump from Midtown to Harlem. "I have another magic trick for you," he says.

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  3. Menlo College's McDonald earns GSAC weekly volleyball honorRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... the milestone. The Oaks (6-1, 3-1) host three matches this week, beginning with a nonconference affair with UC Santa Cruz on Wednesday night at 7 pm, and resuming conference play with Ottawa University of Arizona and Arizona Christian on Friday (7 ...

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  4. Decisive sea otters use paws and whiskers to distinguish objects by touchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    When dinner is encased in a robust shell, brute force is often the only solution, but ingenious sea otters have been more ingenious. Some pound clams and snails on a rock balanced on their chests, while others skilfully crack open shells to satisfy their voracious appetites.

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  5. UC Santa Cruz meadow development forging ahead, reigniting oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... at Louden Nelson Community Center, 301 Center St., Santa Cruz. Mail comments: Director of Campus Planning, UC Santa Cruz, Physical Planning & Construction, 1156 High St, Mailstop: PPD0, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 SANTA CRUZ >> Debate surrounding a plan to ...

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  6. The BFR: SpaceX's Mars-Colonization Architecture in ImagesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Live Science

    SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled this new rendering of the company's Big Falcon Rocket spacecraft ahead of the announcement Sept. 17, 2018 of the first passenger to fly a trip around the moon.

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  7. Comcast's Xfinity On Campus shares viewership info, announces growthRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | University Business

    Comcast today announced a summary of aggregated viewing data associated with its Xfinity on Campus service that shows live is the preferred method of viewing for college students, followed by video on demand, and then DVR. Students also prefer viewing on laptops over mobile devices and in particular during primetime on Thursday and Sunday.

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  8. NSF funds UC Santa Cruz study of tech in agricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... The National Science Foundation has awarded a $492,000 grant to Julie Guthman, professor of social sciences at UC Santa Cruz, to fund her investigation of what Guthman calls the "agro-food tech sector." "The San Francisco Bay Area is the hub of this ...

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  9. 'Thor's Well' Seems to Drain to the Underworld in Incredible PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Live Science

    In a sumptuous new shot from Oregon, a natural feature called Thor's Well seems to drain the ocean straight into the underworld. Posted on Reddit by Dallas resident Brad DeWald , the photograph shows a hole in the coastline that appears to drain and refill with the waves.

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  10. Ancient Three-Way Collision Formed British MainlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Live Science

    In fact, Cornwall and south Devon on the British mainland are basically part of France - at least, geologically speaking. New research finds that these areas all derive from an ancient bit of continental crust called Armorica.

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  11. Young Californians are politically aware, they just don't vote. Here's how we turn them outRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    ... improve the quality of life in California. Those findings reflect a lot of what we saw and heard from the 25 UC Santa Cruz and UC Merced students on our research team who were testing out ways to mobilize this untapped portion of the electorate. ...

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  12. Menlo College volleyball down but never out in Costa MesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... Sofia Salim recorded 15 kills to lead the Oaks, who will bring a four-match winning streak home to host UC Santa Cruz in a nonconference game Wednesday at 7 p.m. McDonald added a team-high 22 blocks to complement Moea Kekauoha (19 digs), Sierra ...

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  13. California taxpayers fund a "diversity in astronomy" chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Philip Greenspun's Weblog

    ... began to pave the way for all members of underrepresented groups," Faber said. Women have composed half of UC Santa Cruz astronomy Ph.D. students for more than a decade, and 30 percent of current graduate students come from underrepresented ...

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  14. Only 4% of sexually active gay and bisexual men in the U.S. use...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | Seattle Gay News

    Only 4% of sexually active gay and bisexual men in the U.S. use Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis Only 4% of sexually active gay and bisexual men in the U.S. use Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis 25% of young sexually active gay and bisexual men have never been tested for HIV The Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds that only 4% of sexually active gay and bisexual men in the United States use Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis , which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regards as a highly effective tool to prevent the transmission of HIV.

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  15. Letter: Santa Cruz City Council is subverting democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... in addition I would like to add that the only housing not affected by Measure M or the proposed ordinance is UC Santa Cruz housing. The university is not totally to blame but is not blameless in our debacle. The Sentinel welcomes your letters to the ...

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  16. People Don't Know When They're Being JerksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Live Science

    How well do you know yourself? New research suggests that people are pretty good at knowing how they're acting, with one exception: whether they're being jerks. According to a study posted on the psychology preprint server PsyArXiv , people are relatively accurate judges, moment to moment, of whether they're acting outgoing or shy .

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  17. A Quarter of Young Gay and Bi Men Have Never Been Tested for HIVRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... from it. As co-author Ilan H. Meyer, a public policy scholar at the Williams Institute, noted in the UC Santa Cruz press release on the study, "It is alarming that high-risk populations of men who are sexually actively with same-sex partners are not ...

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  18. SpaceX's Giant BFR Rocket Will Launch a Passenger Around the MoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Space.com

    A "private passenger" has signed up for a trip around the moon aboard SpaceX's BFR rocket-spaceship combo , company representatives announced via Twitter this evening . SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk will fill in the details Monday , during a webcast event that begins at 9 p.m. EDT .

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  19. Events Manager Tiana Wong is operator of Cafe Wisteria at the Allied Arts GuildRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | InMenlo.com

    ... - and now restaurant management - is not what she expected when she came north from the southland to attend UC Santa Cruz, where she got a Masters in History. "My plan was to go to law school," she said. "But I'd worked at a hotel when I was in grad ...

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  20. Endangered Lemur Newborn Is So Ugly It's CuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | LiveScience

    How weird can a newborn look and still, somehow, be cute? Tonks the baby aye-aye may answer that question. Born at the Denver Zoo on Aug. 8, Tonks is one of only 24 of the nocturnal lemurs in captivity in the United States.

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