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Lacking a decent meal, killer whales reach for the popcorn

A study suggests that a small number of killer whales along the coast of the Aleutian Islands could have caused serious declines in the numbers of Steller sea lions and sea otters in the area. Professor of ecology and evolutionary biology Terrie Williams and her coauthors at UCSC and the University of Alaska published their findings in the journal Ecology. [More]

Sample five languages at the International Playhouse

Now in its fifth year, the International Playhouse will perform its multilingual magic in Chinese, French, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish in four shows from May 19 to May 22. With "supertitles" projected above the stage, everyone can follow the productions, which include a puppet show, drama, and comedy. [More]