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09
Nov

Charles Darwin On Tour

If you think you see Charles Darwin roaming the streets this month, it might be Richard Milner, the singing Darwin scholar. Since his graduate school days, Milner, a science historian and author …

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09
Nov

Pasta on Location

by Sheila Levine, Associate Director and Publisher, University of California Press Last month I had the great pleasure of visiting Rome to help launch our new Encyclopedia of Pasta. My hosts were …

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06
Nov

Ed Sullivan’s America

This week, the San Francisco Chronicle ran a feature of Gerald Nachman’s Right Here on Our Stage Tonight!: Ed Sullivan’s America. The Chronicle’s Regan McMahon interviewed Nachman in Oakland, where Nachman grew …

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02
Nov

How the Dinosaurs Lived

As a dinosaur paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, author, and educator, Scott Sampson‘s work reaches into the past, present, and future. While holding a dual position at the University of Utah and the university’s …

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30
Oct

Full Circle on the 38th Parallel

David and Janet Carle have completed the trans-America portion of their 38th parallel adventure. Over the past month they have explored how water, environment, and culture intersect at this latitude across the …

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28
Oct

Cancer Screening and Early Detection

Last week, the American Cancer Society issued a statement clarifying its position on routine cancer screening. Upholding its existing guidelines for early detection, it affirmed that many cancer screening tests are proven …

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