Sunday, November 17th 2019

Former UCSB Film & Media Studies Department Chair Awarded MacArthur Fellowship

Hannah Maerowitz Science & Tech Editor A poet, an analytical chemist, a violinist, and a media scholar have all won the same award. This may sound...

Julia: A Solution to the Two-Language Programming Problem

Matt Shamshoian Python. C++. C. R. This blur of programming languages can get a little confusing, even for the most seasoned computer scientists. The confusion...

Earth Day is Every Day at UCSB

Anais Tournier Staff Writer Situated near the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Santa Barbara Channel, UCSB is located in one of the most beautiful regions of...

Orcas: Not Doing So Whale

Shiloh Kluding Although the release of "Blackfish" in 2013 spurred some public concern for orcas in captivity, wild orcas remain threatened by human encroachment. Off...

Drone Use in the Entertainment Industry and Beyond

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Ever since drone usage has increased in the military, they have been viewed as instruments that push the boundaries of science and...

Facebook Removes Blueprints for 3D Printed Guns

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter On August 9, Facebook announced that it will remove content from its site that provides instructions for 3D printing firearms. This...

Platform Holly Decommissioned

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor Platform Holly, the iconic structure off the coast of Goleta, will be the first oil rig off the coast of...

Future of 3D-Printed Ears Sounds Promising

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Researchers at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center created 3D-printed ears and implanted them into animals, yielding successful results. The ears functioned...

Researchers Develop Monkeys with Human Autism Gene

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Researchers at the Institute of Neuroscience at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, China have genetically modified monkeys to show symptoms...

4D Printed Structures Interact with the Environment

Peter Crump Staff Writer Recent advancements in 3D printing hold incredible progress in revolutionizing the technology and medical fields. Yet scientists at the Wyss Institute for...