UC Santa Cruz Newswire (Page 10)

UC Santa Cruz Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for UC Santa Cruz. (Page 10)

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  1. Jerry Nelson, astronomer who built advanced telescopes, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | News Times

    ... his stroke were inspirational to everyone," said Michael Bolte , a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at UC Santa Cruz. Born near Los Angeles, Nelson earned an undergraduate degree from the California Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in ...

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  2. Worm studies investigate how grandparents' experiences can affect our genesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... of these effects and how they are transmitted across generations remain unclear. In Susan Strome's lab at UC Santa Cruz, research on a tiny roundworm called C. elegans is helping to solve this puzzle. Her latest grant from the National Institutes of ...

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  3. Mountain lions hate news punditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | New York Post

    ... - that mountain lions are more afraid of us than we are of them. But science has never shown that before," UC Santa Cruz environmental studies Professor Chris Wilmers said. "When people go out hiking, some have a fear that mountain lions are going ...

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  4. Study finds mountain lions fear voices of Rush Limbaugh and Rachel MaddowRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | UPI

    ... -- that mountain lions are more afraid of us than we are of them. But science has never shown that before," UC Santa Cruz environmental studies professor Chris Wilmers said. "When people go out hiking, some have a fear that mountain lions are going ...

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  5. African leopards, new studyRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | Dear Kitty

    Results illuminate the energetic 'cost' of their drive to kill and pave the way for greater understanding of the ecosystem impacts of predation The elusive behavior of the African leopard has been revealed in great detail for the first time as part of a sophisticated study that links the majestic cat's caloric demands and its drive to kill. A team led by Chris Wilmers, associate professor of environmental studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, produced an unprecedented picture of this carnivore's predatory and reproductive behaviour by outfitting the cats with high-tech wildlife tracking collars equipped with GPS technology and an accelerometer to measure energy output.

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  6. Some resources for people interested in sleep and dreamsRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | Psychology Today

    "The NSRR is a web-based data portal that aggregates, harmonizes, and organizes sleep and clinical data from thousands of individuals studied as part of cohort studies or clinical trials and provides the user a suite of tools to facilitate data exploration and data visualization . Each deidentified study record minimally includes the summary results of an overnight sleep study; annotation files with scored events; the raw physiological signals from the sleep record; and available clinical and physiological data.

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  7. New ideas to fight fake news - and Knight money to do soRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Philly.com

    Jeff Gammage, a staff writer, was part of the five-reporter team that won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for public service. He's the author of China Ghosts: My Daughter's Journey to America, My Passage to Fatherhood , and has written about adoption for publications including the New York Times.

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  8. Why dona t mountain lions attack more people?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... and grizzly bears, mountain lions are one of the most fearsome wild animals for many Americans. Scientists at UC Santa Cruz placed audio and video equipment in the Santa Cruz Mountains near areas where lions had killed deer and other animals. When a ...

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  9. African leopards revealed: Study documents minute-to-minute behavior of elusive catsRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2017 | Science Daily

    The elusive behavior of the African leopard has been revealed in great detail for the first time as part of a sophisticated study that links the majestic cat's caloric demands and its drive to kill. The elusive behavior of the African leopard has been revealed in great detail for the first time as part of a sophisticated study that links the majestic cat's caloric demands and its drive to kill.

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  10. Mountain lions fear humans, run away from recorded voicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Monterey County Herald

    ... and grizzly bears, mountain lions are one of the most fearsome wild animals for many Americans. Scientists at UC Santa Cruz placed audio and video equipment in the Santa Cruz Mountains near areas where lions had killed deer and other animals. When a ...

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  11. Capitalism museum opens in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | SFGate

    ... husband-and-wife team calling themselves FICTILIS. They presented the idea last year as a final MFA project at UC Santa Cruz. Heather Pontonio, art program director at the Tremaine Foundation, said in an email that the jury for its prestigious ...

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  12. On Gardening: Californiaa s Healthy Soils Initiative bringing change for the betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Monterey County Herald

    ... Valley. For information, visit www.thegardenfaire.org . Tom Karwin is past president of the Friends of the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum, president of the Monterey Bay Area Cactus & Succulent Society, and a Lifetime UC Master Gardener (Certified ...

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  13. Where are 2017 Orange County dance students going to college?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Wave

    ... idea of living with and going to school with others who share my same values. I will eventually transfer to UC Santa Cruz. I will be dancing with Los Mejicas from UCSC while at Cabrillo College. I would like to train for the year after high school ...

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  14. Two-headed Conjoined Porpoises Hauled Up from the DeepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Live Science

    Two-headed conjoined porpoises were recently hauled up by a fishing boat in the North Sea, not far off the coast of the Netherlands. The bizarre-looking creatures were already dead, and the fishermen, who feared trouble from the authorities, took photos and then tossed the duo back overboard.

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  15. State budget would put limits on University of CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | KRON 4

    ... at most campuses. That's already the case across most UC campuses. Only two of the eight targeted campuses - UC Santa Cruz and UC Riverside - have a smaller proportion of transfer students. UC Merced, a new campus, and UC San Francisco, which has ...

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  16. UC Blum Federation Releases Discovering Solutions for Global WellbeingRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2017 | Newswise

    The UC Blum Federation has released a compendium of research working toward reducing poverty and improving health for all populations. The development of the compendium was led by center directors at the UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America, the UC Riverside Blum Poverty Institute and the UC Santa Cruz Center on Poverty, Social Enterprise and Participatory Governance.

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  17. Meet the 'Eyeborg': The Man with a Camera EyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Live Science

    Spence, who is in his 40s, accidentally shot himself in the eye as a child, and though he retained his damaged eye for years, his cornea eventually degenerated to the point that it needed to be removed in 2007. At that point, he wondered whether he could replace his eye with something that had a little more flair than the typical prosthetic eye.

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  18. Justin BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Voices

    Justin's warm, calming, contemporary voice can capture humor and earnestness with equal appeal. Whether he's performing in community theater productions or amusing his high school English students with vocal performances of various literary characters, he has been honing his instrument for as long as he can remember, and is ready to deliver professional, broadcast-quality recordings to any client within 24 hours.

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  19. Legendary UC Santa Cruz astronomer and astrophysicist diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Pacifica Tribune

    Jerry Nelson, a pioneering astronomer known for his innovative designs for advanced telescopes, died Saturday at his home in Santa Cruz. He was 73. A professor emeritus of astronomy and astrophysics at UC Santa Cruz, Nelson was project scientist for the Thirty Meter Telescope, or TMT, and had served as project scientist for the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii from 1985 through 2012.

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  20. Where do I fit, an immigrant in my American Jewish family?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    When I was young and told the other children at school that one of my ancestors came to America on the Mayflower, they looked at my almond-shaped eyes and my long black hair and laughed. They elongated the word "Chinese" for extra emphasis and I remember the fierce burning in my cheeks, embarrassed, but also confused.

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