University of California Santa Cruz

Type: Organization
Name: University of California Santa Cruz
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Off and Running

Four more candidates enter the 2014 Santa Cruz City Council raceLike the city of Santa Cruz itself, the many candidates running in the city council race are unique and elude definition. For one, Cynthia Chase, a social worker, former probation officer ... [Published Good Times Santa Cruz - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

The moon is (kind of) flat, and scientists know why

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., July 30 (UPI) -- Neither the Earth nor its moon are a perfect sphere. Scientists have know this. But while the Earth's slightly elliptical shape has been explained by its rotation and the gravitational pull of the moon, these factors ... [Published UPI - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

New report questions earthquake estimates

View CommentsNearly forgotten research from decades ago is raising questions about how accurately geologists have estimated previous earthquake activity in the region and whether current predictions of a future devastating earthquake can be trusted.That's ... [Published Portland Tribune - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

The moon is (slightly) flat, scientists say

Forty-five years after astronauts landed on the moon, scientists say they have finally discovered its true shape: slightly flattened, with a bulge on one side.“Like a lemon with an equatorial bulge,” said Ian Garrick-Bethell, a planetary scientist at ... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - 8 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Starfish deaths puzzling experts

This map shows the locations on Whidbey and Camano islands where apparently diseased starfish have been discovered. Below, a provided photo of starfish by diver Jan Kocian.— image credit: Contributed photoStarfish are among Charlie Seablom’s favorite ... [Published Whidbey News-Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Scholarship support available for UC Santa Cruz organic farming training program

In April 2015 the UC Santa Cruz Farm & Garden will welcome its 48th class of aspiring organic farmers and gardeners as participants in the Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture, the longest-running university-based organic farmer-training program ... [Published UC Santa Cruz - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Santa Cruz sewer work completed early

Project employed 'trenchless' method SANTA CRUZ Crews replacing a major sewer line on the Westside using a method that minimizes digging completed their project a day early Tuesday.The city plans to employ the "trenchless" method on five to six other ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Next-generation Thirty Meter Telescope to begin construction in Hawaii

The TMT has its roots at UC Santa Cruz, where astronomers have been working for years on the design of this powerful new telescopeFollowing the approval of a sublease on July 25 by the Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources, the construction phase ... [Published UC Santa Cruz - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

PriorsEditor 1.0.11 (Freeware)

PriorsEditor is a handy, easy to use workbench specially designed to help you with and transcription factor binding site discovery.The program emphasizes the use of positional priors to focus the search for binding sites towards portions of DNA sequences ... [Published Softpedia - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Die-in Staged in Santa Cruz to Protest Israel's Assault on Gaza

A press release announcing the demonstration stated: "The Santa Cruz community is calling for an end to the 7-year siege and Genocidal assault on Gaza by Israel's military, fully funded and supported by the U.S. president, congress and senate. Santa ... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Coast Lines, July 28, 2014: Subcontractors sought for UCSC

SANTA CRUZSubcontractors sought for UCSCSwinerton Builders, the contractor for the UC Santa Cruz Coastal Biology Building, is seeking subcontractors for more than a dozen aspects of the project including mechanical, electrical, drywall, concrete, roofing ... [Published Santa Cruz Sentinel - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Quick Guide to Making the Move Off Campus

Going from the comfort of UC Santa Cruz’s dorms and apartments to the mystery of Santa Cruz’s housing world can make anyone nervous. However, knowing what to expect from the housing hunt, the rental process and settling down can make the transition s ... [Published City on a Hill Press - Jul 26 2014]

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"So there's a variety of interesting things that could happen, at that time when the Moon was really hot, that could change its shape" he added
"We did a lot of work to estimate the uncertainties in the analysis that result from those gaps [in the data]" Prof Garrick-Bethell said
...are complicated by the large basins and craters created by powerful impacts that deformed the lunar crust and ejected large amounts of material. "When we try to analyze the global shape of the moon using spherical harmonics, the craters are like gaps in the data" Garrick-Bethell said. "We did a lot of work to estimate the uncertainties in the analysis that result from those gaps."
...Their conservation goals are to: "Help lions survive in the midst of rapidly growing human development by building awareness of lions' behavior and providing safe transit opportunities under or over major highways." 46M was originally collared in January by SCPP, just south of Big Basin State Park, when he was still living in his mom's territory...

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Off and Running [Published Good Times Santa Cruz - 2 hours ago]
The moon is (kind of) flat, and scientists know... [Published UPI - 5 hours ago]
Early Tidal and Rotational Forces Helped Shape ... [Published Universe Today - 6 hours ago]
John Troughton Joins Kennedy Wilson Brokerage G... [Published Prlog - 6 hours ago]
Ideas for 2016 [Published Philippine Star - 6 hours ago]
New report questions earthquake estimates [Published Portland Tribune - 7 hours ago]
Earthquake Plot Thickens in Pacific Northwest [Published U.S. Geological Survey - 8 hours ago]
The moon is (slightly) flat, scientists say [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - 8 hours ago]
Mystery of lemon-shaped Moon solved [Published BBC - 10 hours ago]
Tidal forces gave moon its shape, according to ... [Published PhysOrg.com - 10 hours ago]
Starfish deaths puzzling experts [Published Whidbey News-Times - 15 hours ago]
Scholarship support available for UC Santa Cruz... [Published UC Santa Cruz - 23 hours ago]
Mountain lions - our quiet neighbors [Published San Jose Mercury News - Jul 30 2014]
Santa Cruz sewer work completed early [Published Contra Costa Times - Jul 30 2014]
U.S. Military: More Counter-Narcotics Funding W... [Published NarcoSphere - Jul 29 2014]
PriorsEditor 1.0.11 (Freeware) [Published Softpedia - Jul 29 2014]
Next-generation Thirty Meter Telescope to begin... [Published UC Santa Cruz - Jul 29 2014]
Die-in Staged in Santa Cruz to Protest Israel's... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Jul 29 2014]
Cassini finds 101 geysers and more on icy Satur... [Published UC Santa Cruz - Jul 29 2014]
Largest Meta-GWAS Yet Uncovers New Genetic Link... [Published Alzheimer Research Forum - Jul 28 2014]
id Software Co-Founder John Romero Thinks PC Is... [Published Softpedia - Jul 28 2014]
Heard over the back fence: Placerville Hardware... [Published Mountain Democrat - Jul 28 2014]
For financial criminals, ‘sucker lists’ are lik... [Published Omaha World-Herald - Jul 28 2014]
Coast Lines, July 28, 2014: Subcontractors soug... [Published Santa Cruz Sentinel - Jul 28 2014]
Justine DaCosta, Name Dropping: Still strong at 65 [Published Santa Cruz Sentinel - Jul 26 2014]
Vancouver Park Board holds meeting to decide fa... [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 26 2014]
Supporters wail against whale captivity at Vanc... [Published Metro Canada - Jul 26 2014]
Encouraging charitable giving: Eileen Hamilton ... [Published Santa Cruz Sentinel - Jul 26 2014]
Astronomy readies biggest telescope-building spree [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 26 2014]
Dying starfish stump experts [Published South Whidbey Record - Jul 26 2014]
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[tt] NYT: More Eyes on the Skies [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 25 2014]
More Eyes on the Skies http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/22/science/space/more-eyes-on-the-skies.html By DENNIS OVERBYEThe future, it is often said, belongs to those who plan for it. Andastronomers have been busy working the proverbial smoke-filled room ...
An Interview with Thiel Fellow Thomas Hunt [Published Fight Aging! - Jul 24 2014]
One part of the mission of the SENS Research Foundation is to help build the next generation of motivated biogerontologists, scientists who see aging and longevity research as a cutting edge field in which there is a tremendous opportunity for both ...
Jews Say: End the War on Gaza — No Aid to Apart... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 24 2014]
Statement of Jews for Palestinian Right of Return, July 22, 2014 (200 initial signers, endorsing allies forthcoming) On July 12, 2014, Gaza civil society issued an urgent appeal for solidarity, asking: “How many of our lives are dispensable enough ...
[tt] NS 2978: Strange dark stuff is making the ... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 22 2014]
NS 2978: Strange dark stuff is making the universe too bright http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329782.700-strange-dark-stuff-is-making-the-universe-too-bright.html * 17 July 2014 by Lisa GrossmanLIGHT is in crisis. The universe is far brighter ...
The consequences of sexy selfies [Published Tech Chronicles - Jul 16 2014]
The sexy selfie comes with a price. Researchers at Oregon State University and U.C. Santa Cruz recently studied the impression that young women’s sexy Facebook profile photos made on their peers. They found that female peers found the young women who ...
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Make Way for Whales [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 13 2014]
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