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Biodemography Laboratory Opens After Renovation

Dominick Ojeda Under the direction of UCSB anthropology professor Michael Gurven, the newly renovated Biodemography Laboratory allows undergraduate and graduate students to discover medical explanations...

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...

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...

R/V Sally Ride: Going Where No Ship Has Gone Before

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor Space has always been considered the last frontier. But generations of space research has brought us to know more about...

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...

Researchers Develop Sweat Sensors

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer Physicians and pharmacists can use saliva and urine to analyze patients' physiological conditions, but none of these materials are constantly portable or...

New Study Reveals that Lower Blood Pressure Standards Can Save Lives

Kristie Chairil Staff Writer The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), a new National Institutes of Health study, showed that lower blood pressure standards than previously...

The UK Given OK to Genetically Modify Human Embryos

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer For the first time in the nation’s history, British scientists have recently been granted permission to genetically modify human embryos. The Human...

Stanford Researchers Develop Artificial Skin that can Detect Pressure

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Stanford University chemical engineering professor Zhenan Bao and his research team have developed a plastic “skin” that can deliver sensory inputs to...

Health in America: A Psychosocial Perspective

Kayli Walker Staff Writer Greg Miller and Edith Chen, researchers from Northwestern University, delivered a talk at the University of California, Santa Barbara on Monday, May...