Tuesday, December 10th 2019

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...

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...

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...

Government Agencies and the Private Sector Join Forces to Develop Clean Energy

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer An international group of investors led by Bill Gates has created a new funding initiative called the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, which will...

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...

Proteins Could Help Purify Contaminated Water

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer A tenacious membrane, using thin amyloid protein fibers to pull out heavy metals and radioactive wastes, could help purify water. According to the...

What Moons, Tides and Earthquakes Have in Common

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer New research from Satoshi Ide, a seismologist at the University of Tokyo, concludes that huge earthquakes are more likely to occur during...

Why Humans are Such Peculiar Animals

Ameen Hussaini Staff Writer “Why are humans such peculiar animals?” This is the question that Doctor Cecilia Heyes of the University of Oxford is trying to...

Health in America: A Psychosocial Perspective

Kayli Walker Staff Writer Greg Miller and Edith Chen, researchers from Northwestern University, delivered a talk at the University of California, Santa Barbara on Monday, May...