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Chemical & Engineering news

FEATURE: What's ice cream, and why do we scream for it? (July 25, 2018)

FEATURE: Battling a deadly bat fungus (April 9, 2018)

FEATURE: What’s artificial snow, and how is it made? (Jan. 30, 2018)

FEATURE: Palytoxin: The danger hidden in tropical aquariums (Jan. 8, 2018)

COVER STORYPowerful detection technology for powerful new street drugs (Nov. 13, 2017)

FEATUREDrug-resistant roundworms prompt search for new treatments (Oct. 9, 2017)

Scorpion venom yields novel alkaloid (Aug. 13, 2018)

Mercury finds a long-term home in marine ooze (July 27, 2018)

Giant crystals in Mexican cave face dehydration (June 27, 2018)

When good bees go bad (June 20, 2018)

Tellurium contamination, on the rise, travels to remote areas from industrial sources (May 15, 2018)

To prevent fertilizer from escaping cranberry bogs, just add salt (Dec. 5, 2017)

Reflective guanine crystals lend sight to scallops (Dec. 4, 2017)

New possible target for rapid antidepressants found (Nov. 20, 2017)

Circadian rhythm affects wound healing speed (Nov. 13, 2017)

Career Ladder: Paula Olsiewski (Nov. 1, 2017)

Toothpaste compounds, including triclosan, build up in toothbrushes (Oct. 25, 2017)

Where science meets snacks (Oct. 23, 2017)

Neurotoxic snail venom helps researchers better understand the immune system (Oct. 23, 2017)

Octopus-inspired robot skin goes 3-D (Oct. 13, 2017)

A new dipstick test can rapidly distinguish between Zika and dengue fever infections (Oct. 5, 2017)

Calorie restriction slows age-related epigenetic changes (Sept. 25, 2017)

Doubts raised over validity of CRISPR-edited human embryo study (Sept. 15, 2017)

How poison dart frogs avoid poisoning themselves (Sept. 11, 2017)

Coiled nanotube yarn generates electricity when stretched (Sept. 4, 2017)

Career Ladder: Mark Olson (Aug. 30, 2017)

Water quality revealed in a droplet (Aug. 24, 2017; ACS National Meeting coverage)

Botanical supplements can inhibit drug-metabolizing enzymes (Aug. 23, 2017; ACS National Meeting coverage)

Researchers estimate amount of lead released from Flint water pipes (Aug. 17, 2017)

CRISPR corrects mutation in human embryos (Aug. 2, 2017)

Sunscreen reduces multiple sclerosis symptoms in mice (July 31, 2017)

A single amino acid can make a whale of a difference (July 31, 2017)

Gold nanomesh creates a breathable electronic skin (July 24, 2017)

Antioxidant nanoparticles could treat sepsis (July 17, 2017)

Science

Biological version of malware reverses antibiotic resistance in TB (March 16, 2017)

Yellow taxis safer than blue ones, study concludes (March 6, 2017)

Pipe-climbing bacteria might spread infection from hospital sinks (March 1, 2017)

Fat tissue can ‘talk’ to other organs, paving way for possible treatments for diabetes, obesity (Feb. 16, 2017)

Watch: Phones of the future could detect your gestures without touch, thanks to two-way LEDs (Feb. 9, 2017)

Reprogrammed skin cells shrink brain tumors in mice (Feb. 1, 2017)

Young girls are less likely to believe their gender is brilliant as they age (Jan. 26, 2017)

How white blood cells rip holes in your blood vessels—and how your blood vessels recover (Jan. 17, 2017)

Ocelot bathrooms are a meeting place for several Central American mammals (Dec. 6, 2016)

stanford medicine Magazine

Eye opening: Curing cataracts in the Himalayas and beyond (Summer 2017)

Mongabay

Over-fertilization diminishes the biodiversity of global grasslands (Nov. 21, 2016)

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Newspaper articles

San Jose Mercury News

Hillside berry farms trigger erosion, speed flooding on central coast (Dec. 2, 2017)

Nation’s last coastal sand mine might be shut down by Coastal Commission (Dec. 7, 2016)

Monterey County Herald

For the love of seaweed: CSUMB instructor updates field guide (Dec. 2, 2016)

Traffic protection for sea otters (Nov. 30, 2016)

Stresses rise for Monterey Peninsula’s parched trees (Nov. 26, 2016)

Veterans Transition Center in Marina prepares meals for those in need (Nov. 23, 2016)

Castroville wetland restoration project to help clean agricultural water (Nov. 18, 2016)

Stolen hazmat equipment could be dangerous (Nov. 16, 2016)

Poised for crab, fishermen still hope for relief from previous season (Nov. 14, 2016)

Monterey County: Things go smoothly at local polling stations (with Sukee Bennett; Nov. 8, 2016)

Watch out, male deer in search of romance on the roads (Nov. 7, 2016)

International perspective of presidential election to be topic in MIIS panel discussion (Oct. 25, 2016)

A hiking legacy: Salinas man donates $94K to Ventana trails (Oct. 24, 2016)

Carmel Valley’s MEarth welcomes volunteers on Make a Difference Day (Oct. 21, 2016)

MBARI open house on Saturday (Oct. 14, 2016)

Want to recycle? Get in line (Oct. 12, 2016)

Young condor takes historic flight at Pinnacles (Oct. 11, 2016)

Carmel woman to be honored by White House (Oct. 5, 2016)

Coyotes on the move in Monterey County (Sept. 28, 2016)

Authors and Ideas Festival founders preserve focus on underserved schools (Sept. 23, 2016)

Want to become a stunt pilot? Ride some roller coasters (Sept. 21, 2016)


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Inquiry@UC Santa Cruz magazine

Pen&Inq (June 2018)