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Grants totaling $16.3 million focus on boost in college-going rates

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A collaboration between UCSC's Educational Partnership Center and local school districts has received funding from federal grants totaling $16.3 million. The collaboration is designed to increase the rate of young people going to college. [More]

UCSC scientists contribute to analysis of chimp genome

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New insights into the genetic differences between humans and chimpanzees are emerging from a comparative analysis of the genomes of the two species. UCSC researchers are part of a team that has published the first results from this analysis in the journal Nature. [More]