Wednesday, December 13th 2017

Social Media Giants Respond to Russia-linked Election Meddling

Xiaotong Zhou Staff Writer In response to a continuing congressional investigation, major social media companies such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google sent representatives to a hearing...

USDA Pulls Back Regulations of Biotechnology Products, GMOs

Jacob Wong The USDA announced Monday, Nov. 6 that it was pulling back proposed guidelines on the regulatory process for biotechnology products such as genetically...

Reducing Greenhouse Gases Could Improve Human Health and Economic Equality

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor Reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has the power to improve human and environmental health as well as increase global equity....

Rebuilding and Regeneration One Month After the Whittier Fire

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer After burning through 18,430 acres of land in three months, the Whittier Fire was declared 100 percent contained on Thursday, Oct. 5....

Naloxone Used to Save a Life in I.V.

Carolina Watts A lifesaving drug called Naloxone was used to revive a 19-year-old male University of California, Santa Barbara student on the 6700 block of...

Apple and G.E. Partner on Software Development Kit

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer In recent years, General Electric has rebranded as the “Digital Industrial” company. The company’s eager adaptation of technology and the reputation that...

Learn About Machine Learning: Google Presentation Kicks off New Lecture Series

Krystal Chen The enormous amount of data people create in the modern world is difficult to sift through. While the amount of data within our...

UCSB Professor Considers “Virtual Reality Field Trips” in the Journal Science

Eric Long Virtual reality (VR) is often thought of as a gimmick to the gaming industry, but UCSB assistant professor Douglas McCauley feels that it...

Madagascar Plagued with Bubonic Outbreak

Carolina Watts A recent outbreak of bubonic plague on the island of Madagascar’s most densely populated cities has left 67 people dead as of Oct....

Global CO2 Emissions Have Stalled for a Third Consecutive Year

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor The European Union’s Joint Research Council and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency released findings from their 2016 analysis on Oct. 20...