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UCSB Professor Receives National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Bijan Saniee Staff Writer University of California, Santa Barbara Professor Emeritus Arthur Gossard will speak at the White House later this month and formally receive the...

North Korean Nuclear Reactor Worries Northeast Asia

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer According to new satellite pictures, North Korea has restarted a reactor for producing plutonium in the Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Institute. A Johns...

Updated Dietary Guidelines Support New Eating Habits

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer New updates and research supporting the federal Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) for 2015–2020 were recently announced. The Health and Human Services...

UCSB Researcher Michelle O’Malley Honored by MIT Technology Review as Pioneer in Field

Mimi Liu Staff Writer UCSB Assistant Professor Michelle O’Malley has recently been recognized by the MIT Technology Review for her innovative research regarding anaerobic microbes and...

The Seven Orbitings of a Dwarf Star

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor In a much anticipated press conference, NASA announced the latest breakthrough in space observation. Scientists located an entire system of...

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...

Jayich Lab Develops New Nanotechnology

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer The University of California, Santa Barbara Quantum Sensing and Imaging Group has found a way to improve spatial resolution using their newly...

UCSB Researchers Develop UVC LEDs to Help Fight COVID-19

Amy Wang Contributing Writer During the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, proper sanitation is required to keep us...

New Study Reveals that Lower Blood Pressure Standards Can Save Lives

Kristie Chairil Staff Writer The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), a new National Institutes of Health study, showed that lower blood pressure standards than previously...

Thomas Weimbs: A Closer Look

Quincy Lee Staff Writer “Doing something new and discovering something that nobody knows yet. It makes the work fascinating.” This ability to discover is what Thomas...