Chancellor Designate Denice D. Denton was welcomed to
campus by UC President Robert C. Dynes, Acting Chancellor Martin M. Chemers,
and several hundred people who filled the Media Theater on December 15.
In a breakthrough for research on nerve regeneration,
a team of UCSC and Stanford scientists has reported that nerves severed
by a precision laser technique regrew within 24 hours, often with complete
recovery of function. [More]