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The robots of our future are coming—but they may not be what we think

By Marcus Wu UCSC Magazine October 11, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: For researchers like Leila Takayama, who are at the forefront of the..

October 11, 2019

Jack Baskin at 100

By J.D. Hillard UC Santa Cruz September 24, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Nicole Baran, executive director of the Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation..

September 26, 2019

NIH funds new centers to expand and diversify the human reference genome

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz September 24, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above, David Haussler directs the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute. Source: UCSC..

September 24, 2019

CITRIS launches Tech for Social Good program at UCSC

(Contributed) September 19, 2019 (Photo above: source: UCSC website) A new Tech for Social Good program at UC Santa Cruz, launched by CITRIS and the Banatao..

September 20, 2019

Scientist creates a ‘ground-breaking’ technique to crack cold cases by extracting DNA from stray strands of HAIR without a root left behind at crime scenes by killers and victims

By Joe Pinkstone The Daily Mail September 18, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: The police were in the bizarre situation of knowing who the killer was,..

September 19, 2019

Why This Scientist Keeps Receiving Packages of Serial Killers’ Hair

By Heather Murphy The New York Times September 16, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: A UCSC lab technician examining a hair sample collected from a..

September 16, 2019

UCSC’s Genomics Institute settles into new Delaware Avenue headquarters

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz September 3, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Alexander Wolf, dean of the Baskin School of Engineering (left), with..

September 3, 2019

Seagate, UC Santa Cruz collaboration poised to accelerate genomics data analysis

(Contributed) August 27, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA Initial focus of the collaboration by Genomics Institute, Baskin School of Engineering at UCSC and Seagate..

August 27, 2019

How Senior Design Projects Create Leaders (Summary, part 5 of 5)

By James McGirk Baskin School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz Special for Santa Cruz Tech Beat August 27, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA [Editor’s note: This summary..

August 27, 2019

Without A Trace (Part 4 of 5 in How Senior Design Projects Create Leaders)

By James McGirk Baskin School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz Special for Santa Cruz Tech Beat August 27, 2019 — Santa Cruz, CA [Editor’s note: This is the..

August 27, 2019

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