Wednesday, March 20th 2019

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...

Ice Deposits on Mars Could Help Supply Human Civilization There

Minh Hua A recent discovery of ice deposits on Mars made by a geologist at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) could put humanity one...

Pregnancy Changes a Mother’s Brain

Krystal Chen A study published in the journal "Nature Neuroscience" found that, over the course of a pregnancy, women undergo structural and functional alterations orchestrated...

Reducing Greenhouse Gases Could Improve Human Health and Economic Equality

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor Reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has the power to improve human and environmental health as well as increase global equity....

Summit Held at UCSB to Prevent Ships Colliding with Whales

Hannah Maerowitz A ship crew coasts into port, suddenly realizing that they’ve brought something else on shore aside from their intended cargo: remnants of a...

UCSB Researchers Receive Grant to Study Kelp

Maya Rapoport Using previous studies on kelp, a team of researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara are developing new technology and techniques to...

UCSB Students in Running to Design Hyperloop

Quincy Lee Staff Writer How fast can you transport something from L.A. to San Francisco? Engineering students at UCSB are building a pod that could go...

Why Humans are Such Peculiar Animals

Ameen Hussaini Staff Writer “Why are humans such peculiar animals?” This is the question that Doctor Cecilia Heyes of the University of Oxford is trying to...

Fat: A Genetic Puzzle

Jack Shea Staff Writer The American Council on Exercise considers approximately 10 to 20 percent body fat a healthy fat percentage range for optimal functioning in adults....

Watching Whales Go By

Tanner Walker Staff Writer Over 20,000 gray whales will pass by UCSB this spring on their journey between Mexico and Alaska. Gray whales spend their winters...