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UCSC animal researcher targeted

Attackers broke into the home of a University of California, Santa Cruz scientist who uses animals to study breast cancer and neurological disorders, on Sunday (Feb. 24), according to the linkurl:__Santa Cruz Sentinel__.;http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/ci_8360836 Another California animal researcher - UCLA neurologist, Edythe London - has been the target of linkurl:vandalism;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/54287/ recently, with an animal rights group claiming responsibility for linku

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Attackers broke into the home of a University of California, Santa Cruz scientist who uses animals to study breast cancer and neurological disorders, on Sunday (Feb. 24), according to the linkurl:__Santa Cruz Sentinel__.;http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/ci_8360836 Another California animal researcher - UCLA neurologist, Edythe London - has been the target of linkurl:vandalism;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/54287/ recently, with an animal rights group claiming responsibility for linkurl:flooding;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/53812/ her house last October. Lt. Rudy Escalante of the Santa Cruz Police Department told __The Scientist__ that six bandana-clad people shouted and banged on the door of the unnamed UCSC researcher's home just before 1:00 PM on Sunday and attacked a male at the house (also unnamed, but not the researcher) who came to the door. The attackers tried to enter the house and hit the man with an object before fleeing. A witness recorded the license plate number of the car leaving the scene. Neither UCSC officials nor Santa Cruz...

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