Saturday, July 20th 2019

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,...

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...

Microsoft Creates Underwater Data Centers

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer The future of data centers may be twenty thousand leagues under the sea — at least, that’s what researchers at Microsoft believe....

Researchers Attempt HIV-Proof Embryos

Jennica Martin With each technological advance humans make, a myriad of ethical issues are always unveiled. A research team led by Dr. Yong Fan from...

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...

Could Coffee Cause Cancer? California Seems to Say Yes

Dylan Goldman Staff Writer Much to the dissatisfaction of Starbucks and other major coffee sellers in California, the coffee industry will be required to put clear...

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....

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...

Mosquito-Borne Virus May be Linked to Neurological Birth Disorder

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer A new mosquito-borne virus has sparked worldwide concern because of its rapid spread around the globe, and its possible connection to a...

From Mapping the Universe to a YouTube Career: An Interview with Physics Professor Andy...

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer Andy Howell is a member of the Physics Department at UCSB, but he also leads the supernova division of the Las Cumbres...