UC Santa Cruz Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Nevada Union High School grad faces long recovery after injuries from burn accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Union

    David Sussberg, who was raised in Grass Valley and graduated from Nevada Union High School in 2005, has spent the last three months in a medically-induced coma in a Phoenix burn center after a "freak accident." David Sussberg, who was raised in Grass Valley and graduated from Nevada Union High School in 2005, has spent the last three months in a medically-induced coma in a Phoenix burn center after a "freak accident."

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  2. a Shark Weeka caps off with Monterey Bay episode, shot by sharks and droneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... from Stanford University, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute and UC Santa Cruz. “It's sharks, humpback whales and elephant seals, all filming themselves,” Nixon said. “I wanted to give them ...

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  3. Santa Cruz Shakespeare has a new home and a fascinating new approach to a HamletaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... is the company's historic change in venues, from the beloved, redwood-shrouded Glen on the campus of UC Santa Cruz where its mother company Shakespeare Santa Cruz operated for more than 30 years, to its new site adjacent to DeLaveaga Golf Course. ...

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  4. Half of Adelie Penguins Could Be Wiped Out by Global WarmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | LiveScience

    The tuxedo-clad birds breed on rocky, ice-free ground, and as glaciers receded over millions of years, Adlie penguins have reclaimed once icebound land for breeding. But the climate may have reached a tipping point, and future warming will likely fuel declines in Adlie colonies, the researchers found.

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  5. Female Komodo Dragon Saved After Her Eggs BurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | LiveScience

    Anika, a 6-year-old female Komodo dragon, developed dystocia, a condition in which reptiles are unable to deposit their eggs. Dystocia is also called egg-binding, and it can be fatal for female lizards.

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  6. Wow! Space Station Crosses Sun's Face in Amazing PhotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Space.com

    The International Space Station crosses the sun's face in this photo, which was captured by Alexander Krivenyshev from New York City on June 13, 2016. Alexander Krivenyshev, president of WorldTimeZone.com, captured the image from New York City on June 13 using a Canon EOS 7D camera, as well as a solar filter.

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  7. Charlie Hong Kong hosts Santa Cruz benefit for Amigo BobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... n California's Central Coast " includes 58 (!) interviews with farmers, activists, researchers, and educators. UC Santa Cruz's Regional Oral History Project conducted this documentary oral history project.

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  8. Photos: Geologists Home-brew LavaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | LiveScience

    The rock is then heated up to 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit and turned into molten lava. The lava is then poured into a metal tube that mimics the subterranean channels through which lava feeds underneath volcanoes.

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  9. Tau Day: Should Pi Be Downgraded?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | LiveScience

    Today is the unofficial holiday Tau Day, meant to celebrate the number tau, that works out to approximately 6.28, or the ratio of a circle's circumference to its radius. While pi may be the most famous irrational number, or a number that can't be expressed as a ratio of two integers, a small but dedicated band of nerds and mathematicians has argued that pi should take a backseat to tau, a more perfect circle constant.

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  10. China Launches New Rocket, Prototype Crew CapsuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Space.com

    China successfully launched a new rocket and a prototype next-generation crew capsule Saturday in the first-ever liftoff from the nation's new launch center. The Long March 7 rocket - which China developed in part to help build and service a crewed space station that the nation plans to have up and running by the early 2020s - blasted off on its maiden flight from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center at 8 a.m. EDT Saturday , Chinese officials said.

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  11. NASA to Test-Fire Booster for Megarocket Tuesday: Watch LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | SPACE.com

    NASA will test-fire a booster for the world's most powerful rocket Tuesday morning , and you can watch the explosive action live online. A solid rocket booster for NASA's Space Launch System megarocket - which the agency is developing to blast astronauts toward Mars and other deep-space destinations - will fire for 2 minutes Tuesday at a facility in Utah, beginning at 10:05 a.m. EDT .

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  12. Freeloading Butterflies Get Away with TheftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | LiveScience

    The butterfly species steals and eats gooey bamboo secretions from its ant neighbors, in a relationship known as kleptoparasitism, new research has found. "They're kind of jerks at the adult stage," said study co-author Aaron Pomerantz, a field biologist at thenextgenscientist.com .

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  13. Astronomers gear up for dawn of the mega-telescopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    With a nine-times-larger collecting area than its predecessors, the Thirty Metre Telescope is likely to transform the art of astronomy. If the exquisite images from NASA's legendary Hubble Space Telescope seemed special, prepare for something even more stunning.

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  14. Santa Cruz paddles out for the victims of the Orlando massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... the paddle out. “You know, it's Pride Week and this is what pride looks like,” said Greene, a UC Santa Cruz literature professor. “We have to mourn those we've lost. This is our history.” Some of the participants wrote ...

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  15. UC Santa Cruz team wins contest about importance of humanitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... why great societies also need great humanities, and why they personally value the humanities.” The UC Santa Cruz team of The Gail Project took first prize for Do You Have a Passport? - an essay/memoir about the project written by team member ...

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  16. City helps UC students and residents properly dispose unwanted itemsRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2016 | KION 46

    UC Santa Cruz officials told KION in the past students would leave behind unwanted furniture once school was out for the summer. They would drag items out to the street and stick a free sign on them.

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  17. Magnets Make People Think of Love, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | LiveScience

    Animal magnetism may be a more literal concept than it's given credit for, according to a new study that finds that people are more attracted to their romantic partners after playing with magnets. The research is an example of a social priming effect, an old idea in psychology that has recently become more controversial.

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  18. The Kilogram May Be RedefinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | LiveScience

    The international prototype kilogram is a cylinder of platinum and platinum-iridium alloy, which is kept at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures near Paris. The official metallic cylinder that defines the mass of a kilogram may soon be set aside in favor of a measurement that is defined by fundamental constants of nature.

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  19. Theater: How playwright Mary-Kay Gamel got to Helen of Troy via - Egypt'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Sonoma Index Tribune

    ... present day. "I love Euripides," says Gamel, who recently retired as a professor of classics at UC Santa Cruz, where she staged numerous productions of classic plays, including several she adapted herself. "Euripides," she says, "is the most ...

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  20. EcoSex Artists Transform "Mother Earth" into "Lover Earth"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | KQED

    Ecosexuality a new movement at the intersection of culture and ecological activism founded by performance artists Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens which seeks to re-frame the conversation around solving environmental issues. "We are shifting the metaphor from Earth as mother to Earth as lover," says Stephens, who divides her time between making art and teaching the subject at UC Santa Cruz.

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