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Researchers ID top suspect in sea star wasting disease

Researchers ID top suspect in sea star wasting disease Scientists found a potential culprit in the devastating outbreak of sea star wasting syndrome, a mysterious disease triggering the death of millions of starfish over the past year. [More]

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UC has confirmed continued support of Lick Observatory, thrilling UC Santa Cruz astronomers and students. [More]

NSF nodNSF nod: John Koster, a two-time meritorious service medal winner and ocean sciences grad student, presented his research on coral reef restoration technologies at a National Science Foundation event honoring military veterans. [More]
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50th Things - #11As we approach the 50th anniversary of UC Santa Cruz in 2015, here are 50 things you might not know about the campus.

Studying how the Weddell seal can hold its breath for as long as 90 minutes under the Antarctic sea ice may have implications for understanding stroke and aging in humans. A study led by professor of ecology and evolutionary biology Terrie Williams is looking at how these seals protect themselves from the effects of low levels of oxygen.



Volunteer Profile: Yen PhanVolunteer Profile: Yen Phan

"I still feel connected with UC Santa Cruz even though I graduated over 10 years ago and moved to an island thousands of miles away," says Hawaii resident and alumna volunteer Yen Phan. [Read more]

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“We got our future Slugs out at the game teaching us some shooting lessons @UCSC #ucscalumni.” - @ucscathletics on Instagram [Share your photo]

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