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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...

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...

Fat: A Genetic Puzzle

Jack Shea Staff Writer The American Council on Exercise considers approximately 10 to 20 percent body fat a healthy fat percentage range for optimal functioning in adults....

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...

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...

The Ongoing Debate Behind Oil Rigs on the Californian Coast

Krystal Chen Staff Writer The existence of oil rigs off the coast of California has been a continuous issue in Santa Barbara over decades. Ever since...

Researchers Find Differences in Genes in Homosexuals and Heterosexuals

Rishika Kenkre New research suggests that the sexual orientation of a man can be found in his DNA markers. Through the leadership of UCLA’s Tuck Ngun,...

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...

Stanford Battery Research Seems Positive

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer What can you do in one minute? Microwave some cup noodles? Reply to an email? Brush your teeth? How about charge your...

Understanding the Sea: UCSB Undergraduate Dives into Tidal Movement Research

Soobin Lee As University of California, Santa Barbara students, we’re surrounded by an ocean paradise, spoiled with unlimited access to beautiful, panoramic views of the...