UCSC in the News

Chemist Jin Zhang's research on hollow gold nanospheres for cancer treatment and other applications was reported by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Market Watch, UPI, Medical News Today, Science Daily, Nanotechnology News, Nanotechwire, Nanotechnology Now, Medical Physics Web, Small Times, Photonics, RedOrbit, Gizmag, and MSN Health & Fitness.

Psychology professor Craig Haney was featured in a New Yorker magazine article about the effects of long-term solitary confinement.

KQED Radio News ran a feature story about the UCSC Chemical Screening Center, featuring biochemists Roger Linington and Scott Lokey in the Quest radio broadcast and multimedia web site.

Social psychologist Anthony Pratkanis was featured in an Idaho Falls Post Register article about the tactics used by con artists when pitching fraudulent investments.

Economist Rob Fairlie was invited to contribute a guest post to Econbrowser. Fairlie responded to President Obama's plan to improve small business credit. Fairlie's work on black entrepreneurship was also featured in a column that appeared in TheStreet.com.

Farm and Garden manager Christof Bernau was featured in a Santa Cruz Sentinel article about growing food in your backyard garden.

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