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Aerial photo shows a blue whale lunge feeding with expanded throat pleats.

Aerial photo shows a blue whale lunge feeding with expanded throat pleats.

Video tags reveal surprising details of blue whales' 'big gulp' feeding behavior

Researchers at the UC Santa Cruz Institute of Marine Sciences report that blue whales, like most vertebrates, tend to be "right-handed," but roll to the left when attacking from below to feed on patches of krill near the surface.

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Troubling tax reform

Troubling tax reform

Tyrus Miller, Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies

Legislation speeding through Congress would spell trouble for public higher education.

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Wild turkeys move up in campus pecking order

Wild turkeys move up in campus pecking order

It’s not your imagination, turkeys are multiplying. The stubborn and noisy birds with an aversion to car tires are even attracting followers on Facebook.

UC is accessible, affordable for transfers

UC is accessible, affordable for transfers

At Cabrillo College, higher education leaders promoted the transfer path to UC and answered questions about the transition to a university.

New artist lecture series launches with filmmaker

New artist lecture series launches with filmmaker

Professor B. Ruby Rich will join British filmmaker, photographer, and installation artist Isaac Julien in conversation tonight at "TRACTION: Art Talks."

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