Monday, October 14th 2019

Researchers Find New Function for Protein in Cytokinesis

Judy Lau Staff Writer Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara have recently made new discoveries regarding a specific protein and its effects on cytokinesis, the...

The UK Given OK to Genetically Modify Human Embryos

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer For the first time in the nation’s history, British scientists have recently been granted permission to genetically modify human embryos. The Human...

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...

UCSB Engineer Develops New Material Using Geometry

Judy Lau Staff Writer University of California, Santa Barbara mechanical engineer Jonathan Berger has used geometry to design Isomax, a solid foam that is stronger, more...

Genetically Engineered Mini Pigs Allow People to Bring Home the Bacon

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator People in Shenzhen, China can soon bring home the bacon, in the form of dinner or a...

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...

Watching Whales Go By

Tanner Walker Staff Writer Over 20,000 gray whales will pass by UCSB this spring on their journey between Mexico and Alaska. Gray whales spend their winters...

Ice Deposits on Mars Could Help Supply Human Civilization There

Minh Hua A recent discovery of ice deposits on Mars made by a geologist at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) could put humanity one...

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...

Researchers Further Artificial Intelligence

Judy Lau Staff Writer Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara have developed a functional artificial neural circuit of about 100 artificial synapses, or junctions...