Sunday, September 22nd 2019

“Where’s the Bear?” Project Identifies Animals with Digital Cameras and Machine Learning

Victoria Penante A team of professors and students from the UC Santa Barbara Department of Computer Science has developed a system designed to aid ecological...

Self-Cloning Crayfish Undergoes Population Explosion

Jessica Gang At first glance, it reads like the plotline of a bad horror movie: a ten-legged mutant creature is born with the ability to...

Car Companies Under Fire for Animal Testing

Ziqiang Zhao Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler received widespread condemnation for testing diesel fumes on monkeys and humans after a New York Times article published Jan....

Can Students Keep Living on the Edge in I.V.?

Anais Tournier For UCSB students, cliff and beach erosion have become problems too large to ignore. The California Coastal Commission estimated that over just the...

Mega Moon Reveal Tomorrow Morning

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor Early Wednesday morning, a rare combination of lunar events will cause Earth’s moon to glow unlike it has since 1866....

Mudslide Outlook for 2018 in Santa Barbara County

Ethan Jones Staff Writer Nearly two weeks after a rain-induced mudslide swept through Montecito, officials have confirmed over 20 deaths and 127 homes destroyed. The damages...

Santa Barbara County Files Lawsuit Against Plains All-American Over 2015 Refugio Oil Spill

Jessica Gang Almost two and a half years after the Refugio oil spill, the County of Santa Barbara has filed a lawsuit against the...

Good Dog Finds Bad Ants on Santa Cruz Island

Carolina Watts Staff Writer A labrador retriever named Tobias is one of the lead conservationists fighting against a potentially-disastrous Argentine ant infestation on Santa Cruz island....

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....