Thursday, February 22nd 2018

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....

FCC Approves Next Generation TV ATSC 3.0 Standards

Xiaotong Zhou Staff Writer The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved use of ATSC 3.0, a new technological standard that will improve picture and audio quality of...

Pregnancy Changes a Mother’s Brain

Krystal Chen A study published in the journal "Nature Neuroscience" found that, over the course of a pregnancy, women undergo structural and functional alterations orchestrated...

Microsoft Plays Catch-Up with the Xbox One X

Josh Webb Microsoft launched its newest console, the Xbox One X, last week. It features a faster processor and larger hard drive than its predecessors,...

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...