UCSC in the News

A New York Times article about efforts to understand the human genome included comments from biomolecular engineer David Haussler.

Biologists Myra Finkelstein and Bill Henry were interviewed on PBS's Newshour with Jim Lehrer for a story about the effects of plastic trash in the oceans. Watch the video

The November 14 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education quoted associate music professor Amy Beal and associate American studies professor Eric Porter in articles about race, experimental music, and academia.

Research on marine microbes led by ocean scientist Jonathan Zehr received widespread online coverage, including MSNBC.com, Discovery News, Biology News Net, Genetic Engineering News, Popular Mechanics, MarketWatch, Science Daily, Science Now, Environmental Research News, ScienceCentric, Red Orbit, PhysOrg.com, Innovations Report, Hindustan Times, Horizon Solutions, and MongaBay.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel ran a story about astronomer Claire Max being honored by Princeton University.

Environmental toxicologist Donald Smith was quoted in an Allure magazine item about a beauty product that claims to remove toxins from the body.

Climate scientist James Zachos was quoted in a New Scientist story about global warming and ice ages.

The East Bay Express reported the retirement of History of Consciousness professor Angela Davis.

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