UCSC in the News

Biochemist David Deamer was featured discussing his research on the origins of life in an episode of the "Naked Science" program on the National Geographic Channel.

UCSC's Grateful Dead Archive was featured on the cover of the September issue of College & Research Libraries News, which included an extensive article by McHenry Library's Grateful Dead archivist Nicholas Meriwether.

National Geographic online wrote about the sea otter and kelp paper by Chris Wilmers and James Estes. An earlier report by Live Science was republished by the Huffington Post, Discovery News, CBS News.com, and MSNBC. Television stations in Seattle and San Diego carried reports. The Santa Cruz Sentinel wrote a second article on the subject that was republished by the San Jose Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, Monterey County Herald and Long Beach Daily Breeze.

Salon.com quoted psychology professor emeritus Dominic Massaro about his research into language acquisition in an article asking if babies can read.

The blogs Target Health Global and Fast Company featured emeritus music professor David Cope in articles about how computer algorithms have been used to write news stories, compose music, and maximize human resources.

Biologist Marm Kilpatrick was quoted in an article on Accuweather.com about the current outbreak of West Nile virus.

Astronomer Daniel Fabrycky was quoted in a Scientific American story about the discovery of a multi-planet binary star system.

Marissa Fessenden, a recent graduate of the Science Communication Program, was profiled on the Scientific American "Incubator" blog.

U.S. Federal News reported that the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is presenting the work of Film and Digital Media assistant professor John Jota Leanos.

The Chtodelat News, a blog featuring news about activism, art and critical thought from Russia and around the world, included a piece by History of Art and Visual Culture professor Jennifer Gonzalez titled Does Democracy Have a Visual Culture?

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