- December 06, 2016
Rising temperatures due to climate change were found to have less influence on mosquito populations than land use changes and the decay of residual DDT in the environment.
- December 06, 2016
White-nose syndrome has decimated the little brown bat, but researchers found populations that appear to have developed resistance to the disease.
- November 15, 2016
The California Academy of Sciences has awarded its highest honor, the Fellows Medal, to Sandra Faber, professor emerita of astronomy and astrophysics, and elected professors Karen Holl and Erika Zavaleta as new Academy Fellows.
- November 14, 2016
Marine mammals reveal hidden aspects of their biology to scientists working to understand the challenges facing wild populations
- October 21, 2016
UC Santa Cruz scientists lead a UC-wide consortium using the Natural Reserve System as a climate impacts laboratory.
- August 18, 2016
Control and eradication of invasive species could prevent as much as 75 percent of all island-level extinctions.
- August 16, 2016
A new way in which a female can choose the best father for her offspring is seen in a colorful Mediterranean fish.
- August 03, 2016
New measurements show resting metabolic rate of a female sea otter increases by over 50 percent when she is nursing a pup.
- July 14, 2016
Spider guide is the first in a series of natural history field guides produced by the UCSC Campus Natural Reserve.
- June 28, 2016
Kroeker will address how environmental changes in the ocean could affect human health.
- June 24, 2016
UC Santa Cruz storytelling project StoryCruz captures first-person narratives from graduate students describing their research and their hopes.
- June 06, 2016
Scientists used bison fossils to date the opening of an ice-free corridor along the Rocky Mountains during the Pleistocene.
- May 06, 2016
Researchers found the vulnerability of mussels to harmful effects from acidic seawater varies among different locations.
- May 04, 2016
A study documenting the effects of California's drought on an endangered lizard provides a glimpse into the future.
- April 27, 2016
Known for groundbreaking research on sea otters and coastal ecosystems, Estes tells the story of his influential career in marine science.
- April 15, 2016
Attention, Slugs. Legendary social psychologist Elliot Aronson and MacArthur “Genius” award–winning evolutionary microbiologist Beth Shapiro are about to call their Teach-Ins to order.
- April 04, 2016
Teams of naturalists and citizen scientists will fan out across campus to document the area's biodiversity.
- March 21, 2016
A global study documents conservation gains from efforts to eradicate invasive species from island ecosystems.
- March 18, 2016
Ocean acidification will put many marine organisms at risk by exacerbating normal changes in ocean chemistry.
- March 09, 2016
Some declining North American bat species could eventually evolve resistance to the devastating disease, scientists say.
- February 24, 2016
Technology to detect and record bird calls may be more cost-effective than surveys by field biologists.
- February 23, 2016
Astronomer Andrew Skemer and ecologist Kristy Kroeker are among the 2016 Sloan Research Fellows.
- February 01, 2016
California's prolonged drought has taken a toll on ferns in the understory of coastal redwood forests.
- January 27, 2016
Graduate student Joseph Hoyt has been awarded a Switzer Environmental Fellowship.
- January 26, 2016
$560,000 grant will support graduate fellowships and development of a new graduate program.
- January 25, 2016
UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences will present its first LASER talk of 2016 on Tuesday, February 2, on campus at the Digital Arts Research Center.
- January 22, 2016
UCSC faculty helped organize a Women in Science Summit at the California Academy of Sciences,
- January 20, 2016
Classrooms across campus are seeing less lecturing and more student engagement.