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.
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]