Sunday, August 25th 2019

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...

UCSB Bren School Presents Master’s Projects

Jack Betz On Friday, April 29, the public was invited to The Fess Parker Hotel in downtown Santa Barbara to watch graduating University of California,...

The UK Given OK to Genetically Modify Human Embryos

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer For the first time in the nation’s history, British scientists have recently been granted permission to genetically modify human embryos. The Human...

Research Spotlight: Psychological and Brain Sciences Program

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer The University of California, Santa Barbara offers a wide range of graduate programs in addition to its undergraduate studies. The Department of...

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...

Skirmantas Janusonis and the Enigma of Hyperserotonemia

Sruti Mamidanna Imagine that you are holding a brain in your hands. If we removed all the brain cells we would be left with the...

UCSB Researchers Develop New Means of Tissue Cartography

Rishika Kenkre Two postdoctoral students from the University of California, Santa Barbara Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP), Sebastian Streichan and Idse Heemskerk, have developed...

Astrosom: Making Outer Space Accessible for Blind People

Peter McMaster Post-doc astrophysicist Greg Salvesen creates music out of astronomy data, making outer space more accessible to the blind and more engaging for non-scientists. Astrosom,...

One Third of the World’s Protected Areas Are Under Stress

Krystal Chen Staff Writer According to a recent study conducted by the Wildlife Conservation Society, more than one third of protected lands have shown signs of...

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...