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Invaluable Partners: Baskin School of Engineering and Santa Cruz Tech Beat

By Abigail Kaun, Executive Advisor to the DeanBaskin School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz June 4, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA Santa Cruz Tech Beat has helped forge..

June 4, 2021

Astronomers track down fast radio bursts to galaxies’ spiral arms

By Donna Weaver (STScI) & Tim Stephens (UCSC) May 27, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: Hunting for the neighborhoods of enigmatic, fast radio..

May 27, 2021

Science to the people

By Dan WhiteUC Santa Cruz May 19, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA Alumnus George Kraw reflects on the success of the popular Kraw Lecture Series, which turns..

May 20, 2021

Virtual reality warps your sense of time

By Allison Arteaga SoergelUC Santa Cruz May 19, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: Participants in the study played this maze game both in virtual..

May 20, 2021

New tools enable rapid analysis of coronavirus sequences and tracking of variants

By Tim StephensUC Santa Cruz May 13, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA UShER allows researchers to quickly see how a new viral sequence is related to all other..

May 13, 2021

Ultrasensitive antigen test detects SARS-CoV-2 and influenza viruses

By Tim StephensUC Santa Cruz May 13, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: This illustration shows the setup of the optofluidic chip for rapid detection of..

May 13, 2021

Project to read genomes of all 70,000 vertebrate species reports first discoveries

(Source: Howard Hughs Medical Institute and Baskin Engineering ) May 6, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image source: Nature.com) A bold project to read the..

May 6, 2021

UCSC’s Million-COVID-Genome Tree Could be a First

(Source: Genomics Institute) April 27, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA Solving a computational puzzle, a UCSC team created a dynamic evolutionary tree to enable..

April 29, 2021

Kelly Harkins Kincaid: From orchestra pit to executive leadership

By Melissa WeckerleBaskin School of Engineering April 27, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Kelly Harkins Kincaid presenting her talk, “Living on..

April 29, 2021

James Webb Space Telescope program aims to map the earliest structures of the universe

By Tim StephensUC Santa Cruz April 22, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA [Image: The COSMOS-Webb survey will map .6 square degrees of the sky—about the area of..

April 22, 2021

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