Sunday, August 25th 2019

Carbon Farming Coming to Santa Barbara

Tanner Walker Staff Writer Carbon ranching is coming to Santa Barbara, but farmers aren’t growing carbon — they’re putting it back into the ground. With the help of...

UCSB Hosts First Kavli BRAIN Showcase

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor UC Santa Barbara hosted its first Kavli BRAIN showcase from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Jan. 18 at the Loma Pelona...

Tyson Foods Inc. Invests in Lab-Grown Meat Production

Krystal Chen Staff Writer Tyson Foods Inc., the world’s second largest processor and marketer of chicken, beef, and pork, recently announced that it plans to work...

Big Ideas Competition Lets Students Turn Ideas Into Reality

Anais Tournier Staff Writer Over the last 12 years, Big Ideas, an entrepreneurship competition, has given University of California students opportunities to turn creative thoughts into...

Data Science Club Hosts Annual Project Showcase

Jeremy Levine Staff Writer Does the phrase “machine learning” make you quiver in confusion? Do you look at a spreadsheet of data and feel brooding terror?...

Plans to Map Mars with ‘Marsbees’ Unveiled by NASA

Jessica Gang Staff Writer NASA unveiled tentative plans to replace its traditional land-based Mars rovers with cutting edge flapping wing aerospace architectures on March 30th. These...

Scientific Diving Certification Allows Students to Explore New Depths

Hannah Maerowitz Science & Tech Editor Although UCSB is well-known for its scenic surroundings, it is also proximate to some of the best diving sites in...

“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...

No New Friends: Study Suggests Brain Can Only Keep 150 Social Connections

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Back in the 1990s, British anthropologist Robin Dunbar hypothesized that the number of significant relationships a human can have is limited by...

UCSB Hyperloop Team Showcases Innovative Hyperloop Design

Jessica Gang Staff Writer Theta Tau (UCSB’s co-ed engineering fraternity) presented “An Evening with Hyperloop,” an event designed to showcase the UCSB Hyperloop Team’s newest designs...