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The Bob Dylan Archive includes 6,000 mostly unseen items from Dylan’s own personal collection, going back more than 50 years. (Courtesy of the Bob Dylan Archive, Tulsa, Oklahoma)

The Bob Dylan Archive includes 6,000 mostly unseen items from Dylan’s own personal collection, going back more than 50 years. (Courtesy of the Bob Dylan Archive, Tulsa, Oklahoma)

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Banana Slug Mark Davidson is the head archivist at the Bob Dylan Archive in Tulsa. Davidson earned a Ph.D. in cultural musicology from UC Santa Cruz in 2015. His dissertation focused on folk music during the New Deal.

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Scientists revealing what makes a body tick, tock

Scientists revealing what makes a body tick, tock

Writing in "The Conversation," biochemist Carrie L. Partch says she believes night owls may some day find relief through treatments that synchronize their cellular clocks.

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New tech promises major advances in telescopes

New tech promises major advances in telescopes

Researchers are developing new protective coatings for large silver-based telescope mirrors by adapting a technique widely used in the microelectronics industry.

Fiber-optic project brings speedy internet to region

Fiber-optic project brings speedy internet to region

Installation is complete on a fiber optic cable made possible by UC Santa Cruz that will bring reliable, speedy internet to underserved communities.

Century-old seal pelts reveal ecosystem changes

Century-old seal pelts reveal ecosystem changes

Scientists found valuable samples for comparison to modern Weddell seals in the huts of Antarctic explorers Ernest Shackleton and Robert Falcon Scott.

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