Saturday, October 19th 2019

Paralyzed Man Walks Thanks To Stem Cells

Vall Vinai Groundbreaking stem cell based therapy allowed a paralyzed man to take his first steps in over four years last week. The groundbreaking treatment...

Apple and Facebook Pay for Female Employees to Freeze Eggs

Judy Lau Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator Facebook and Apple are now offering to pay their female employees to freeze their eggs, which allows...

The Science Behind Ebola

Lexi Weyrick Staff Writer In March of this year, Ebola began spreading in Guinea.  Since then, the outbreak has quickly become the world’s deadliest Ebola outbreak...

Welcome to the Multiverse: Discovery of Gravitational Waves Sheds New Light on Nature of...

Tara Ahi Staff Writer The multiverse theory has been a hot topic of controversy, and a recent announcement from the Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarization...

Oldest Star in the Universe Found Only 6,000 Light Years Away

Devin Martens-Olzman Staff Writer Some say that Clint Eastwood is the oldest star in the universe, but researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have discovered...

UCSB’s Kavli Institute Offers Talks on Neuroscience, Physics, and Even Music

Mimi Liu Staff Writer The University of California, Santa Barbara’s Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) regularly holds a variety of programs and public talks, and...

UCSB Montell Lab Awarded Million Dollar Keck Grant

Mimi Liu Staff Writer Professor Denise Montell’s lab has discovered a biological process that could lead to revolutionary steps in regenerative medicine: anastasis, or “rising to...

UCSB’s Rothman Lab Embarks on Cellular Research in Nematodes

Mimi Liu Staff Writer The Rothman Lab, headed by principal investigator Professor Joel Rothman, leads research involving the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. His lab is composed of...

UCSB’s Montell Lab Explores Genetic Manipulation of Fruit Flies

Mimi Liu Staff Writer The Montell Lab at University of California, Santa Barbara, headed by Dr. Craig Montell, studies fruit flies and explores the possible applications...

Triple Star System Discovered, Allows For Deeper Study of Gravitational Effects

Mimi Liu Staff Writer Astronomers have discovered a triple star system that could be the key to solving some of the greatest questions in physics. The triple...