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New optical technique provides more efficient probe of nanomagnet dynamics

By Tim StephensUC Santa Cruz June, 2, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: Optical analysis of nanomagnets is achieved by directing a laser pulse at gratings..

June 3, 2020

UCSC Lab’s DNA technology leads to match in Daralyn Johnson murder case

By Jessica TaylorIdaho News 6 May 20, 2020 — Boise, Idaho (Photo credit: UC Santa Cruz) Paleogeneticist Richard “Ed” Green’s work instrumental in..

May 21, 2020

GetVirtual.Org: Taking care of business

By Dan WhiteUC Santa Cruz May 21, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA UC Santa Cruz–based nonprofit enlists student interns to help small businesses weather the COVID-19..

May 21, 2020

Five in Fifteen: Nada Miljkovic of GetVirtual.org

By Sarah Vickers-WebbProduction & Editorial AssistantSanta Cruz Tech Beat May 21, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Non-profit pairs students with local business to..

May 21, 2020

UC Santa Cruz team a finalist in Amazon’s Alexa challenge

By Lisa RennerUC Santa Cruz May 20, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: The UC Santa Cruz team, led by faculty adviser Marilyn Walker, professor of..

May 21, 2020

COVID Catalyst Fund supports work on rapid serology test at UC Santa Cruz

By Tim StephensUC Santa Cruz May 19, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: UCSC Biomolecular engineer Nader Pourmand. Source: UC Santa Cruz) Biomolecular..

May 19, 2020

Team reveals genomic history of ancient civilizations in the Andes

By  Stephanie DutchenUC Santa Cruz May 13, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Study provides a comprehensive portrait of how the genetic structure of the Andes evolved..

May 13, 2020

Genome of beloved sea otter Gidget now available for browsing

(Contributed) May 13, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA UC Santa Cruz’s widely used genome browser can offer help to scientists diving into sea otter genetic..

May 13, 2020

UCSC Genomics Institute sequences and assembles eleven human genomes in nine days

By Alexis MorganCommunications Manager, UCSC Genomics Institute May 06, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: The nine-day genome assembly process is broken..

May 7, 2020

UCSC alumnus leads massive effort to ramp up COVID-19 testing

By Dan WhiteUC Santa Cruz May 5, 2020 – Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Joe DeRisi, UCSC Crown College ’92, biochemistry and molecular biology, wearing a..

May 6, 2020

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