Monday, June 17th 2019

Curie-osity Project Extends Membership to High School Students

Noe Padilla Staff Writer For the past three years, the Curie-osity Project has been giving young women the opportunity to visit labs at UCSB, interact with...

New Artificial Patients Aid in Medical Simulations

Peter Crump Staff Writer At the annual Global Pediatric Innovation Summit last week, Boston Children’s Hospital revealed two newly designed plastic model patients that have the...

New Fossil Evidence Suggests Early Humans Left Africa 50,000 Years Earlier than Previously Thought

Jessica Gang Recent analysis of a remarkably well-preserved jawbone that researchers discovered in Israel reveals that Homo sapiens may have begun their exodus from Africa...

Dream Catcher for NASA

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Space Systems have been selected by NASA for a contract to provide cargo delivery, return and disposal services...

Gene Drive: Possible Solution for Zika Virus?

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Zika virus, what started as a relatively unknown mosquito-borne disease in Africa and a few Pacific islands, that occasionally produced very mild...

UC’s Flagship Food Publication Marks Its Second Anniversary

Gwendolyn Wu Executive Content Editor While student publications around California extensively cover student food insecurity, agricultural innovation, and food reviews, no one does it as religiously...

Aquaculture Ascendant: How Farming Fish Could Fix World Hunger

Jeremy Levine Copy Editor Picture walking into the dining commons and seeing, instead of overcooked swai fish (who actually knows what swai fish is?), heaps of...

George Degen Wins UCSB’s 7th Annual Grad Slam

Xander Apicella Science and Tech Editor On Friday, Apr. 19, George Degen — a chemical engineering grad student at UCSB — won the seventh annual Grad...

Record Breaking U.S. Astronaut Improves Understanding of Human Reactions to Spaceflight

Hollie Jinks Illustration by Allie Sullberg On October 16, 2015, U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly began his 383 days in space and broke the record for the...

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,...