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Fall 2006

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UCSC Review - Fall 2006

When Nano Meets Bio

An interdisciplinary team of UCSC scientists is developing a tiny tool to analyze disease organisms one molecule at a time. [More]

Jazz Detective

Long before the neighborhood attracted bands like the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane, the Fillmore was home to a booming jazz scene—a community so laden with clubs and virtuoso players in the 1940s and ’50s, it became known as the Harlem of the West. [More]

Flights of Fancy

Retired mathematics professor Gerhard Ringel gives his world-class butterfly collection to UCSC. [More]

Listening for Silent Earthquakes

Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula is known for good surf and beautiful beaches. Among seismologists, however, it is better known for earthquakes. [More]

Death on the Border

A graduate student’s promising technique offers hope of closure for loved ones. [More]


In the winter of 2004, UC Santa Cruz alumnus Ian Olds and a film colleague flew to the Middle East with the hope of shooting a behind-the-scenes documentary on the Iraq War. [More]

Paving the Road to Graduate School

"I really wanted to go to graduate school, but I didn’t think I could because of my commitments to my son." – Michael Eccleston. [More]


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