UCSC Biology & Biochemistry in the News

How the body’s trillions of clocks keep time. Veronique Greenwood. September 15, 2015. Quanta Magazine.

Optogenetics protein mechanics characterized. July 15, 2015. Photonics Media.

MC4R: New signaling pathway provides clues to obesity. January 20, 2015. Science 2.0.

New study gets to heart of exercise for deep-diving marine mammals. Samanatha Clark. January 15, 2015. Santa Cruz Sentinel.

Some bacteria may protect against disease caused by stomach infection. March 12, 2013. ScienceBlog.

Making mutations for longevity. Jacob Teal. December 6, 2012. City On A Hill Press.

Spray lights up the chemical that causes poison ivy rash. Joe Palca. October 15, 2012. NPR.

Spray-on powder uses nitric oxide to fight deadly bacteria. Ellen Ferrante. August 31, 2012. LiveScience.

The origin of life challenge: searching for how life began. Nola Taylor Redd. June 20, 2012. Astrobiology Magazine.

Increase in Lyme disease mirrors drop in red fox numbers: study. June 18, 2012. PhysOrg.

UC Santa Cruz chemists develop treatment for tough infections. May 30, 2012. San Jose Mercury News.

Learning new tasks: Brain cells benefit from having neighbors. Alice G. Walton. April 1, 2012. The Atlantic.

A salt-free primordial soup?. Michael Schirber. January 19, 2012. Astrobiology Magazine.

Bringing the Big Bang to SMC. Valerie Serrano. November 11, 2011. The Corsair.

Twenty fastest growing occupations: Biochemists and biophysicists. August 17, 2011. Washington Post.

Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit Group distributes $80,000 to local groups, research projects. Kimberly White. August 4, 2011. Santa Cruz Sentinel.

Advanced optics that let telescopes see deep into space will help microscopes see deep inside cells. July 27, 2011. Popular Science.

Marine organisms as antivirals?. Dana Burd. March 21, 2011. Good Times.

Study finds new answers to age-old question: What is life?. January 14, 2011. DailyIndia.

Authoritative laboratory manual on RNA methods is released. December 7, 2010. PhysOrg.

Gata-way to trophoblast development. February 1, 2010. Development.

Duct tape for broken chromosomes. Gary J. Gorbsky. January 21, 2010. Cell.

UCSC researchers trace the roots of a type of muscular dystrophy. Jane Palmer. January 31, 2010. Santa Cruz Sentinel.

Effects of genetic defect in myotonic muscular dystrophy revealed. ANI. January 25, 2010. Thaindian News.

Top of the class. Elizabeth Limbach. January 6, 2010. Good Times Santa Cruz.

Lab mice show brain's role in learning, memory. David Perlman. December 8, 2009. San Francisco Chronicle.

Re-creating the Creation. Robert Pollie Podcast interviewing Dave Deamer. September 13, 2009. KUSP (NPR).

Nobel committee skips over UCSC chemist. Marissa Cevallos. October 8, 2009. Santa Cruz Sentinel.

New photodynamic cancer therapy studied. June 18, 2009. UPI.com

Ocean organisms could produce the cures of tomorrow. Jim Goldman. April 8, 2009. CNBC.

Medicine from the ocean floor. Amy Standen. March 20, 2009. KQED QUEST.

UC facility lets researchers chase thousands of drug leads. Mary Duan. March 18, 2009. Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal.

Finding chemo: scanning the sea floor for new drugs. Stephanie Pappas. December 23, 2008. Wired Science.

UCSC symposium celebrates new stem cell center. Michael Torrice. February 26, 2009. Santa Cruz Sentinel.

New experiments push evolution in ways Darwin never expected. Robert C. Cowan. February 18, 2009. Christian Science Monitor.

UCSC scientist shares secrets about the origins of life. Cassandra Brooks. November 13, 2008. Santa Cruz Sentinel.

Life's raw material can come from space. Clara Moskowitz. June 13,2008. msnbc.com.

Evolution vs. creationism: evolution essential to education. David Deamer. YouTube.

Gene discovery explaining dog coat color has implications for human health. (video) November 30, 2007. KION 46 television news, Central California Coast.

Bacteria see the light: Light-activated proteins regulate virulence. Charles Q. Choi. August 23, 2007. The Scientist.

How life on earth began. (David Deamer) Ker Than. August 22, 2007. MSNBC Live Science.

Alien pizza, anyone? (David Deamer) Davide Castelvecchi. August 18, 2007. Science News.


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