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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 Discover New Data Regarding Alzheimer’s

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer Alzheimer’s is a disease of steady mental decline that occurs in middle or old age, as a result of the degeneration of...

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...

Undergraduate Research: A Closer Look

Kayli Walker Denise Montell’s lab, one of the many research labs at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has done some great studies on apoptosis,...

30 Going On 13: Researchers Renew Youthfulness in Adult Brains

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer It seems that every day we’re getting closer and closer to the fountain of youth—except this time it’s for our brains, not...

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...

Boy Receives First Successful Bilateral Hand Transplant

Mimi Liu Staff Writer Eight-year-old Zion Harvey is the first child in the world to successfully receive a bilateral hand transplant, which was performed successfully last...

Record Breaking U.S. Astronaut Improves Understanding of Human Reactions to Spaceflight

Hollie Jinks Illustration by Allie Sullberg On October 16, 2015, U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly began his 383 days in space and broke the record for the...

Shaken, But Not Stirred

Gwendolyn Wu Campus Beat Reporter Year after year, Isla Vista residents face the dangers of cliff erosion and, most recently, minor floods associated with El Niño....

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...