Wednesday, January 23rd 2019

Researcher Develops Artificial Leaves

Rishika Kenkre University of California, Berkeley researcher Peidong Yang has created an artificial mechanism that mimics the system of leaves, producing oxygen in the process...

Researchers Discover New Planet

Miguel Rodriguez Staff Writer Many of us grew up knowing that there were nine planets. We all had some mnemonic device to remember them, my personal favorite...

UCSB Researchers in Cell Development Awarded Prestigious Grant

Tara Ahi Staff Writer Otger Campàs, an associate professor at University of California, Santa Barbara, along with his team, has received a prestigious research grant from...

Researchers Develop Sweat Sensors

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer Physicians and pharmacists can use saliva and urine to analyze patients' physiological conditions, but none of these materials are constantly portable or...

UCSB Ph.D. Candidate Analyzes the Karakoram Anomaly

Aryana Sherzai As residents of Santa Barbara County, where the sun shines 283 days a year, concern about drastic changes in weather is limited. Meanwhile, Oklahoma...

Researchers Develop New Approach to Fighting Schistosomiasis

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Armand Kuris, one of the world’s leading parasitologists and a zoology professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has developed a...

UCSB Physics Professor Wins 2017 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics

Jack Shea Lars Bildsten, a University of California, Santa Barbara professor in theoretical physics, received the 2017 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics last month. Answering...

Superhero Genes Fight Diseases

Miguel Rodriguez Staff Writer Researchers have found that 13 out of 600,000 individuals have "super DNA" that offers protection against various debilitating conditions, and hopes to use...

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 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...