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Research to focus on devices to aid stroke victims, blind

Scientists from UCSC and two other institutions will collaborate on research into devices for overcoming blindness, paralysis, and stroke damage at the new Center for Biomimetic MicroElectronic Systems, a national Engineering Research Center based at USC. Developing prosthetic devices that interact with the nervous system requires a better understanding of astrocytes (shown here in green), the "helper cells" that play a critical role in development and maintenance of the nervous system. More

More Campus News: Student Corps offers a temporary staffing service... Learn African dance, hand drumming... Santa Cruz residents now have better access to UCTV... and more.


October 6-11, 2003
Vol. 8, No. 9

New UC president plans web chats, 'traveling inaugural'

Kerr Symposium, colleges' dedication this weekend

First master of fine arts degree to be offered at UCSC

Jesse Jackson urges students to go to the polls on October 7

Student tells TV audience about women in prison

Search for life on distant planets topic of lecture

Harvest Festival features music, tasty food

Arboretum sale features new introduction from Australia

SUA reminds students to vote, lists polling places

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