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Study looks at how plants adapt to drought

Photo of plantsWhile scientists have known for a long time that desert plants are efficient with water use, they were surprised to find in a recent study that plants in grasslands and forest ecosystems demonstrate the same ability to acclimate. Coauthored by UCSC's Michael Loik, the study to be published in the June 10 issue of Nature. (Photo courtesy of Kolby Kirk) More

Student profile: Graduation is coming too soon for Arren Mendezona, who has pursued an interest in environmental restoration through study abroad. More


June 7-13, 2004
Vol. 8, No. 41

NIH training grants boost support for graduate students

Campus makes gains in cutting workers' compensation costs

UCSC-NASA collaboration touted at Foundation Forum talk

Gathering honors former UCSC Chancellor Greenwood

Adobe's Bruce Chizen to speak at engineering commencement

UC President Dynes issues 'Our University' newsletter

News Briefs:
Chemers to present Sustainability Awards
Reminder: Time to renew parking permits
Researchers, industry reps discuss data storage
Celebrate graduation at the UCenter
...and more.

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