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Research team sheds light on diet of early human ancestors

An experiment with African mole rats, right, by a team of researchers at UCSC is offering insights into the evolution of the human diet. The researchers' findings are reported in the online issue of the Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. [More]

Student-created open archive of congressional proceedings funded

UCSC has received a $157,000 grant from the Sunlight Foundation to support Metavid, an online, open-source archive of U.S. House and Senate proceedings created last year by two graduate students and hosted by the campus. [More]

UCSC's historic district to be listed on National Register of Historic Places

An area of about 30 acres around the main entrance to campus has been approved for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The site was once home to a thriving lime kiln operation. (Photo courtesy of Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.) [More]