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Crew mobilizes to clear debris marring area around Long Marine Lab

Discarded television sets may not be exactly what passersby expect to find in the land around Long Marine Laboratory, but those were some of the better things unearthed in a recent cleanup. Parking officer Derek Opdyke, right, was part of a crew of police, Grounds Services, and Long Marine Laboratory employees tackling the mess. (Photo: Linda Robinson) [More]

UCSC programming prowess gets kudos for protein structure prediction

UCSC students have come out ahead--again--in the biggest bioinformatic competition in the world. Doctoral student George Shackelford, who had the best results in one category of protein structure prediction, was asked to present his findings at the Critical Assessment of Techniques for Protein Structure Prediction conference. [More]