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Anthropologists confirm link between diet and teeth of chimpanzees and orangutans

For the first time, anthropologists at UCSC have measured the mechanical properties of foods eaten in the wild by orangutans and chimpanzees to test assumptions about the link between diet and the teeth of primates. [More]

Environmental studies professor, graduate director receive top Alumni Association awards

Stephen Gliessman, Alfred E. Heller Professor of Agroecology, will receive the Alumni Associationís 2007-08 Distinguished Teaching Award; Bob Hastings, director of Current Students in the Division of Graduate Studies, is the winner of the Outstanding Staff Award. [More]