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Nayak, a female ringed seal stranded as a young pup in Alaska, is participating in bioacoustics research. (Photo courtesy pinnipedlab.ucsc.edu)

Nayak, a female ringed seal stranded as a young pup in Alaska, is participating in bioacoustics research. (Photo courtesy pinnipedlab.ucsc.edu)

Scientists and marine mammals become partners in research at Long Marine Lab

From sea otters to monk seals, animals reveal hidden aspects of their biology to scientists working to understand the challenges facing marine mammal populations in the wild.

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UC Santa Cruz team  to vie for Amazon's Alexa Prize

UC Santa Cruz team to vie for Amazon's Alexa Prize

Computer science grad students led by Professor Marilyn Walker have won a sponsorship to develop a "socialbot" that can converse with humans.

Four patents awarded to campus researchers

Four patents awarded to campus researchers

The work of six campus researchers, including Catharina Casper-Lindley, has resulted in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarding four patents.

Public possibilities open for humanities grad students

Public possibilities open for humanities grad students

Humanities Ph.D. students have expanded public and nonprofit job options through a program started by the Institute for Humanities Research.

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