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Husband of outed CIA operative Valerie Plame to headline April 24 teach-in

A daylong campus teach-in on April 24 will feature former U.S. ambassador to Iraq Joseph Wilson—the husband of outed CIA operative Valerie Plame--and an array of other speakers. The event, “The War on Terror: A Credible Threat,” was initiated by Faculty Against War—a group of 25 senior UCSC faculty members—and a coalition of student organizations, including Students Against War (SAW). (More)

Researchers receive $1.6 million grant for biosensor project

Researchers at UCSC have received a $1.6 million grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering to develop new sensor technology. Potential applications for the new device include highly sensitive testing for medical diagnostics. It could also be a powerful tool for basic research in molecular biology. (More)