Wednesday, March 20th 2019

NASA Discovers Proof of Liquid Water on Mars

Rishika Kenkre Image Courtesy of NASA/JPL/University of Arizona Through the use of their Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), NASA has found proof of liquid water currently flowing on...

“Patient Zero” Dugas Exonerated from Blame of Spreading HIV

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer Due to recent genetic research, Gaëtan Dugas, formerly known as "Patient Zero," has been exonerated from the accusations of being the 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...

New Research on Premature Infants Revealed

Tara Ahi Staff Writer A new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine, entitled "Between-Hospital Variation in Treatment and Outcomes in Extremely Preterm Infants,"...

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...

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...

Hookah Delivers More Smoke than Cigarettes

Bijan Sainee Staff Writer A recent study at the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine has found that the average hookah smoking session delivers about 125...

UCSB’s Grad Slam Champion Discusses Brain Communication

Samantha Stopol After making it through three cuts and competing with 75 other contestants, Nicole Leung clasped her hand over her mouth as she was...

Preview: First Annual UCSB Womxn/Hacks Aims to Empower Female Programmers

Annie Huang Staff Writer UCSB will host its first hackathon specifically aimed towards women, Womxn/Hacks, this upcoming January. The event takes place over one weekend and...

Middle East Particle Accelerator Reaches Across Borders

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer Nine nations in the Middle East are working together to develop a particle accelerator, known as Sesame. As a result of the...