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Climate change, green technology focus of June 8 forum

"Global Warming and California’s Future" is the subject of the sixth annual UCSC Foundation Forum, featuring climate change expert Lisa Sloan and green technology proponent Steve Westly. [More]

Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me) looks at self-deception

A new book coauthored by social psychologist and professor emeritus Elliot Aronson spells out how self-justification puts us on a slippery slope of self-deception that often gets us into trouble when we are unable to acknowledge our mistakes. [More]

Scientists reconstruct prehistoric behavior and ecology of northern fur seals

A team of researchers has documented major changes in the behavior, ecology, and geographic range of the northern fur seal over the past 1,500 years using a combination of techniques from archaeology, biochemistry, and ecology. [More]