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Thursday, July 16th 2020

Updated Dietary Guidelines Support New Eating Habits

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer New updates and research supporting the federal Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) for 2015–2020 were recently announced. The Health and Human Services...

Researcher Develops Artificial Leaves

Rishika Kenkre University of California, Berkeley researcher Peidong Yang has created an artificial mechanism that mimics the system of leaves, producing oxygen in the process...

‘Martian Concrete’ Brings Humans Closer to the Red Planet

Peter Crump Staff Writer A major problem in efforts to colonize Mars is the sheer difficulty and expense in transporting resources and materials over there in...

UCSB Professor Receives National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Bijan Saniee Staff Writer University of California, Santa Barbara Professor Emeritus Arthur Gossard will speak at the White House later this month and formally receive the...

Government Agencies and the Private Sector Join Forces to Develop Clean Energy

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer An international group of investors led by Bill Gates has created a new funding initiative called the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, which will...

Fecal Transplant Pills Can’t Help But Raise a Few Eyebrows

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator If you believe in the phrase “you are what you eat,” then you might not want to...

New Artificial Patients Aid in Medical Simulations

Peter Crump Staff Writer At the annual Global Pediatric Innovation Summit last week, Boston Children’s Hospital revealed two newly designed plastic model patients that have the...

New Study Shows Antarctica is Growing

Hollie Jinks A recent study by NASA has shown that an increase in atmospheric precipitation, in the form of snowfall, is currently adding enough ice...

Alzheimer’s Hopeful New Standard

Hollie Jinks A new method for standardizing measurements diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease has been developed by researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, Sweden. The best...

UCSB Researchers Develop New Means of Tissue Cartography

Rishika Kenkre Two postdoctoral students from the University of California, Santa Barbara Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP), Sebastian Streichan and Idse Heemskerk, have developed...