Saturday, July 20th 2019

Researchers Discover New Planet

Miguel Rodriguez Staff Writer Many of us grew up knowing that there were nine planets. We all had some mnemonic device to remember them, my personal favorite...

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...

Researchers Find Differences in Genes in Homosexuals and Heterosexuals

Rishika Kenkre New research suggests that the sexual orientation of a man can be found in his DNA markers. Through the leadership of UCLA’s Tuck Ngun,...

What Drives Frogs to Extinction?

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer An entire population rapidly wiped out: this was the subject of Andrea Adams’s pHD thesis, which explored why Rana boylii, also known...

Scientists Embark on a New Project to Genetically Engineer Dogs

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Robert Perez Researchers at the Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health in China have been working to genetically alter beagles. More specifically,...

UCSB Researcher Earns Humboldt Research Award

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer Chemistry and biochemistry professor and researcher Thuc-Quyen Nguyen received the Humboldt Research Award for her significant research in making organic solar cells more...

UCSB Ph.D. Candidate Analyzes the Karakoram Anomaly

Aryana Sherzai As residents of Santa Barbara County, where the sun shines 283 days a year, concern about drastic changes in weather is limited. Meanwhile, Oklahoma...