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Seal cams’ in-depth study follows marine mammals under ice

Terrie Williams has dived with dolphins off the California coast and measured the heart rates of manatees in Florida. Now she’s investigating how Weddell seals can navigate for miles in total darkness beneath the Antarctic ice.<p>Williams, an evolutionary biologist at UC Santa Cruz, has been tracking …

UC Santa Cruz celebrates 50th anniversary

Charles Dickens dies, Donald Duck makes his debut, Secretariat wins the Triple Crown, and Richard Pryor sets himself on fire, all on this …

Remembering the first couple of Cowell College

Panelists Holly Downing, from left, John Dizikes, Cheryl Doerning and David Stanford speak about Eloise Smith during a celebration of Page and Eloise …

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The Securities and Exchange Commission called Theranos "an elaborate, years-long fraud" in which Elizabeth Holmes had persuaded investors to sink …

Why We're Looking for Alien Life on Moons, Not Just Planets

Think “moon” and you probably envision a desolate, cratered landscape, maybe with an American flag and some old astronaut footprints. Earth’s moon is …

Not a Very P.C. Thing to Say

Not a Very P.C. Thing to Say<p>How the language police are perverting liberalism.<p>Photographs by Bobby Doherty<p><b>Around 2 a.m. on December 12,</b> four students …

Translucent Fish Found Alive Deep Under Antarctic Ice

There's something fishy going on here<p>Think of it as finding a very cool Nemo. Scientists announced yesterday that after drilling through 2,428 feet of ice they made a lively discovery—deep under all that ice were many different fish and marine invertebrates, alive and well.<p><i>Scientific American</i>'s …

Sea otter pup conceived in wild is first born in captivity

Southern Sea Otters<p>Status: Threatened<p>Count: 2,944 off California’s coast in 2014<p>End-lactation syndrome: A weakened physiological and immune state …

Research shows elephant seals wander far when not lounging ashore

AÑO NUEVO — On a typical winter day decades ago, the dunes and beaches along this strip of San Mateo County coast boasted little more than views of …

UC freshman applications grow, but state funding standoff could stall expansion plans

Every one of UC's nine undergraduate campuses had more freshman applications this year, making them harder to get into than ever, new data released …

UC Santa Cruz attracts record applications

UCSC Freshmen 2010-2015<p>Applications<p>California: 25,827 in 2010, 26,140 in 2011, 29,647 in 2012, 34,046 in 2013, 34,578 in 2014 and 37,993 in 2015.<p>Out …

A Clash of Codes: Hack UCSC 2015

<i>Students looking to form hackathon teams.</i><p>John Raedeke via UCSC<p>The staffers at the registration desk of HACK UCSC 2015 looked frantic. A line of hopeful students stretched out at least one hundred feet. The draw of $80,000 in prizes probably helped in selling every single $20 ticket of the 350 …

On clear, moonless evenings, most of the biggest optical telescopes around the world begin the night's observations by firing a golden laser beam at …

The Fantastic Fur of Sea Otters

“They’re using fur for insulation, but it’s not really the fur that’s insulating them,” says Liwanag, now an assistant professor of biology at …

UC Santa Cruz celebrates 50 years

UCSC History<p>A timeline of events of UC Santa Cruz:<p>1961: UC purchases 1,918 acres of Cowell Home Ranch property for $2 million. Santa Cruz beat …

Discovery: Fish Live beneath Antarctica

Stunned researchers in Antarctica have discovered fish and other aquatic animals living in perpetual darkness and cold, beneath a roof of ice 740 …

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