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Dolphins and other cetaceans have to balance their energy demands during dives with a limited oxygen reserve. (Photos by T. M. Williams)

Dolphins and other cetaceans have to balance their energy demands during dives with a limited oxygen reserve. (Photos by T. M. Williams)

Need for speed may contribute to strandings

In a paper published in the "Journal of Experimental Biology," Professor Terrie Williams and her colleagues reported the energetic costs of different swimming strokes for trained dolphins and other cetaceans.

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Donald Trump, Enda Kenny on a tense St. Patrick’s Day

Donald Trump, Enda Kenny on a tense St. Patrick’s Day

In an article for the "The Conversation," Professor of History David Brundage looks at Northern Ireland and U.S.-Irish relations.

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Graduate student applications hit new high

Graduate student applications hit new high

UC Santa Cruz has received 4,744 graduate applications for the 2017-18 academic year. In the past five years, the campus has marked a 36 percent increase in the number of applications.

Professor offers new model for forest restoration goals

Professor offers new model for forest restoration goals

Tropical reforestation is an important part of the global effort to mitigate climate change, but ecologist Karen Holl says current international goals may be overly ambitious.

Alumni Weekend to feature Women's March co-chair

Alumni Weekend to feature Women's March co-chair

Alumna Carmen Perez, community organizer and a national co-chair of one of the largest demonstrations in history, will speak on the role and importance of protest with a purpose.

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