A nesting male ocellated wrasse collects algae for his nest. (Photo by Natascia Tamburello)
The research, by Professor Suzanne Alonzo, demonstrates "cryptic female choice" by the ocellated wrasse. Researchers found that something in the ovarian fluid released with the eggs influences which male's sperm is most likely to fertilize them.
Solt comes to the campus from the California Institute of the Arts School of Theater (CalArts), where she is a longtime professor of theater.
William Finnegan's book covers his obsession with waves in California and Hawaii—including surfing in the early 1970s while a student at UC Santa Cruz.
UC President Janet Napolitano spent two days on campus, learning about research and educational efforts, and encouraging teenage girls to aim high in their aspirations.
Researchers have created a map of the complex interactions among genes and proteins that enable prostate cancer cells to proliferate and evade treatment.