Graduate student among veterans honored by Nat.'l Science Foundation
UC Santa Cruz ocean sciences graduate student and Coast Guard veteran John Koster was one of 11 military veterans honored in Washington.
Fat, but not too fat, helps elephants seals find the right balance
As elephant seals add to their fat stores, changes in buoyancy improves their swimming efficiency during deep dives.
Prominent faculty lead the call for a unified and diverse conservation ethic
UC Santa Cruz faculty are among conservationists leading the effort to resolve a polarizing debate over the reasons to conserve nature.
Sign language poetry festival substitutes sights for sounds
Deaf poetry works more or less like any other poetry, except it is visual, visceral and kinetic, which makes it particularly exciting to watch.