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April 16, 2007

Linguistics professor Geoffrey Pullum appeared on National Public Radio's Weekend Edition in a discussion of the unique language of the Piraha Indians of northwest Brazil.

An article in New Scientist about star clusters near the center of our galaxy included quotes from astronomer Douglas Lin.

The San Jose Mercury News ran a story about the UC Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group's web cam on a pair of peregrine falcons nesting at San Jose City Hall, with quotes from biologist Glenn Stewart, who was also featured along with Seymour Center director Julie Heffington in coverage by KGO TV of the peregrines in San Jose, San Francisco, and at Long Marine Lab.

Astronomer Stan Woosley was quoted in a story in Asian News International and Hindustan Times about a rare double explosion of a massive star.

Space Daily ran a story about research on RNA enzymes and the origins of life by biochemist William Scott.

Esquire magazine ran an article about 26-year-old art alumnus Brandon Bird, who has developed a following for his paintings which depict celebrities in unusual situations.

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