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Programs from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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    The Elixir of Love Turns Into a Virtual Labor of Love

    The Elixir of Love Turns Into a Virtual Labor of Love

    One of UC Santa Cruz's most popular live events had to go virtual this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, but the student performers were up to the challenge. Watch how they took a fully staged production of The Elixir of Love and made it their own, individually performing remotely, complete with costumes and sets, and turning the entire performance into one superb filmed opera. Enjoy! Series: "UCTV Prime" [Arts and Music] [Show ID: 37468]

    • 2 min
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    Mechatronics!

    Mechatronics!

    You've got 31 days to build a robot that can navigate the field, get to the other side, turn around, locate its opponent and shoot Ping-Pong balls. Easy right? Welcome to UC Santa Cruz's Mechatronic's class. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Science] [Show ID: 37472]

    • 5 min
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    How the Molecular Diagnostics Lab Processes COVID-19 Tests

    How the Molecular Diagnostics Lab Processes COVID-19 Tests

    Take a virtual lab tour and learn more about the significance of the UC Santa Cruz Molecular Diagnostic Lab (MDL) to our community and how testing works at UC Santa Cruz. The MDL has been open since May 2020, working to increase area SARS-CoV-2 testing capacity in order to contribute to a pandemic exit strategy. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37471]

    • 7 min
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    Human Rights Investigations Lab Documents a Year of Crisis in Chile

    Human Rights Investigations Lab Documents a Year of Crisis in Chile

    Students at the UC Santa Cruz Human Rights Investigations Lab collaborated with UC Berkeley’s Human Rights Center on open-source research focused on the ongoing human rights crisis in Chile, where massive anti-government demonstrations throughout the past year have been met with sometimes brutal government crackdowns. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 37470]

    • 2 min
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    Male Pumas' Energy Spent Avoiding Humans Linked to Smaller Home Ranges

    Male Pumas' Energy Spent Avoiding Humans Linked to Smaller Home Ranges

    UC Santa Cruz researchers have shown that pumas will go to great lengths to avoid humans, and it’s taking a toll on them. They’re concerned about the long-term impacts on the ecosystem. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Agriculture] [Show ID: 37469]

    • 2 min
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    Dark Threads of the Cosmic Web Revealed

    Dark Threads of the Cosmic Web Revealed

    A computational approach inspired by the growth patterns of a slime mold has enabled a team of astronomers and computer scientists at UC Santa Cruz to trace the filaments of the cosmic web that connects galaxies throughout the universe. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Science] [Show ID: 36784]

    • 1 min

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