Monday, September 16th 2019

Cancer-Fighting Vaccine Tested on Mice

Victoria Penate A new discovery has been made regarding a particular type of stem cell which has proven effective in reducing or eliminating cancer cells...

“Where’s the Bear?” Project Identifies Animals with Digital Cameras and Machine Learning

Victoria Penante A team of professors and students from the UC Santa Barbara Department of Computer Science has developed a system designed to aid ecological...

Self-Cloning Crayfish Undergoes Population Explosion

Jessica Gang At first glance, it reads like the plotline of a bad horror movie: a ten-legged mutant creature is born with the ability to...

New Fossil Evidence Suggests Early Humans Left Africa 50,000 Years Earlier than Previously Thought

Jessica Gang Recent analysis of a remarkably well-preserved jawbone that researchers discovered in Israel reveals that Homo sapiens may have begun their exodus from Africa...

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...