Jeff Benca's computer rendering of the long-extinct lycopod, Leclercqia scolopendra, and accompanying article has been chosen as the cover of March’s centennial issue of the American Journal of Botany. ​Bencas is a graduate student in Assistant Professor Cynthia Looy's Lab.  
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The Bakar Fellows Program supports innovative research by early career faculty at UC Berkeley.  Associate Professor Daniela Kaufer is a 2013-14 Bakar Fellow, and her research is profiled in depth on the Bakar Fellow site.
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Professor Robert Dudley has published a new book (The Drunken Monkey: Why We Drink and Abuse Alcohol; University of California Press, 2014) that assesses the evolutionary origins of attraction to alcohol.
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