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Image of Centaurus A, one of the active galactic nuclei closest to Earth.

Supermassive black holes control formation of new stars in large galaxies

Young galaxies blaze with bright new stars forming at a rapid rate, but star formation eventually shuts down as a galaxy evolves. New research by UC Santa Cruz astronomers shows that the mass of the black hole in the center of a galaxy determines how soon this "quenching" of star formation occurs.

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Making disclosure simple

Making disclosure simple

Jeff Jackson, Director of Intellectual Property Management

A new invention-disclosure form makes it easier for inventors to disclose new inventions and lets them focus on patents and licensing.

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Elliott Campbell appointed to new Gliessman chair

Elliott Campbell appointed to new Gliessman chair

Campbell is honored as the inaugural holder of the Stephen R. Gliessman Presidential Chair in Water Resources and Food System Sustainability.

Genes influence how birds adapt to climate change

Genes influence how birds adapt to climate change

Biologists with the Bird Genoscape Project are racing against time to find out the potential for adaptation in vulnerable bird populations.

Haney's testimony key in Canadian solitary case

Haney's testimony key in Canadian solitary case

In a landmark court ruling that prohibits solitary confinement in Canada, a judge relied heavily on expert testimony by Psychology Professor Craig Haney.

Men's volleyball aiming for championship season

Men's volleyball aiming for championship season

Aided by the passage of Measure 68 that supports athletics, the Slugs are scheduled to play more than 30 matches—a spike from 19 last season.

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