Watch these daredevil birds dive into chimneys en masse, February 14, 2017

Weevils Hide Out in Caterpillar Sandwiches, Mar. 10, 2014

Beware of Communists Bearing Gifts, Mar. 5, 2014

Why Great Tits Hide Their Nests, Mar. 2, 2014

The Secrets of the “Goaty Smell,” Feb. 27, 2014

Spotted Seals Have Amphibious Ears, Feb. 27, 2014

Baby Steps Toward Healing Hearing, Feb. 20, 2014

Did Fairness Evolve From Spite?, Feb. 11, 2014

Chinook Salmon Navigate by GPS, Feb. 6, 2014

The Fear of Being Short, Jan. 29, 2014

Mantis Shrimp Has Whole New Way to See Color, Jan. 23, 2014

New Dolphin Discovered in Brazil, Jan. 22, 2014

Why Birds Fly in V Formation, Jan. 15, 2014

Robot Jellyfish Takes to the Air, Jan. 14, 2014

Ant Queens Rob Their Own Cradles, Jan. 10, 2014

Scout That Scalp: Some Lice Eggs Linger Before Hatching, Nov. 19, 2013


American Geophysical Union

Early volcanic activity may have caused bumps to erupt across lunar plains, Sep. 13, 2017

Scientists solve mystery of unexplained ‘bright nights,’ Jun. 21, 2017

Impending weak solar activity could expose aircrews to higher radiation levels, Apr. 4, 2017

Sniffing the Arctic winds, Feb. 11, 2014

Butterflies of the sea record ocean conditions in their shells, Dec. 11, 2013

Buoyant rover records Arctic Ice from beneath, Dec. 11, 2013


Deep Carbon Observatory (selected)

Patches Along Core-Mantle Boundary May Be Deep Hiding Place for Oxygen, Dec. 11, 2017

Degassing from Continental Rifts Controls Earth’s Thermostat, Nov. 29, 2017

Hydrogen Gas Detected in Plume on Saturn’s Moon Enceladus, Apr. 25, 2017

New LIDAR Instrument Lets Volcanologists Monitor Eruptions from Afar, Apr. 11, 2017

Model of Australia’s Tectonic Stress May Future-Proof Carbon Storage, Apr. 7, 2017

Microbial Communities in Serpentinites Make the Best of a Difficult Situation, Mar. 29, 2017


UCSC Science Notes 2014

Feature story on the signs of migraine in young children. The feature includes a podcast on the use of biofeedback to treat migraine and a slideshow of children’s drawings of their headaches.

Baby’s First Migraine


Boyce Thompson Institute (selected)

Watermelon: Past, present and future, Jun. 1, 2016

Threatened plant gets a boost from biotech lab, Mar. 16, 2016

How aphids balance their diets, Dec. 16, 2015

The “speck”-ter haunting New York tomato fields, Nov. 9, 2015

A-plus potatoes may lead to more nutritious cassava, Nov. 2, 2015

Cairo Archer wants to level the growing field, Sept. 10, 2015

5  questions with Pamela Ronald, Aug. 19, 2015

Why rice can’t get along with its neighbors, May 15, 2015

Of spray paint and plant stress, March 26, 2015



Tipping the Balance Toward Four-Repeat Tau Exacerbates Toxicity in Mice, July 29, 2016

CAP Articulates Plan for Sharing Data from Trials of Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease, July 7, 2016


Inside Science News Service

Astronauts May Grow Better Salads On Mars Than On The Moon, Sept. 11, 2014

All That Glitters In Afghanistan, Sept. 10, 2014

The Origin Of Ocean Garbage Patches, Sept. 2, 2014

No Bird Is An Island, Unless You’re a Louse, Aug. 27, 2014

Sports Drinks For The Non-Sporty Cause Weight Gain, Aug. 18, 2014

Splashing Droplets Cane Take Off Life Airplanes, July 28, 2014

The Chikungunya Virus: Yet Another Reason To Dislike Mosquitoes, July 21, 2014

Research May Reveal Why Some Ear Infections Refuse To Go Away, July 18, 2014

In Search of Greener Fracking For Natural Gas, July 16, 2014

Why Nerds Need Glasses, July 9, 2014


Stanford School of Medicine News Office

Malnourished children have young guts, June 5, 2014

Forbidding use of food stamps for sweetened drinks could reduce obesity, diabetes, study finds, June 2, 2014

Discovery could pave way to new treatment for rare jaw tumor, May 25, 2014 

Early vaccination could save lives, dollars in next flu pandemic, study shows, May 19, 2014

ER visits for newborns show racial disparities, May 6, 2014

Maldonado tapped to head Office of Faculty Development and Diversity, April 16, 2014


San Jose Mercury News

UC Santa Cruz researcher leads cancer’s digital revolution, Jan. 3, 2014


Bay Nature

The Rise of Cyanobacteria at Pinto Lake, Jan. 2, 2014





Amazon’s vast rainforest dominated by few trees, Nov. 12, 2013


The Salinas Californian

Sudden oak death plagues local groves, Dec. 16, 2013

State law gives new responsibilties to pharmacists, Dec. 10, 2013

Potato blight: From Irish famine to Salinas Valley, Nov. 15, 2013

Local hospitals determined to keep sick patients from getting sicker, Oct. 29, 2013

Labs, Leaks all in a day’s work for Haz Mat, Oct, 25, 2013

Seeking new kind of green technology, Oct. 17, 2013

Vaccine is best bet for uncertain flu season, Oct. 12, 2013


Out of the Fog

Sanctuary for Rescued Chimps, Feb. 28, 2014

It Came From the Lake: The rise of toxic cyanobacteria, Nov. 25, 2013

Catching Criminals Red-Palmed, Oct. 24, 2013



A ride along with the sex police, Sept. 16, 2011