August 4-17, 1997
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Researchers find contaminants in Aleutian wildlife
Thousands of miles from heavily populated areas, the Aleutian Islands nonetheless harbor a nasty reminder of human activity: Sea otters and bald eagle eggs from the western Aleutians carry potentially harmful levels of DDT and other contaminants. (Full-sized photo)
Predatory Bird Research Group receives Geographic Information System grant
The Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group is one of 40 nonprofit organizations to receive a grant of $5,000 in Geographic Information System hardware, software, and training. (Full-sized photo)
Researchers find link between tumor suppressor gene and breast cancer
A gene linked to the most common abdominal cancer in children also may contribute to the development of breast cancer, according to a study at UCSC and Oregon Health Sciences University.
New fitness center to have windows with a view
Users of UCSC's planned $3.6-million fitness center will have a grand view of the Monterey Bay to take their minds off their workouts. (Full-sized photo)
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