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Pharmaceutical Company Executive Exploits the Most Vulnerable for Financial Profit

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer In August, Turing Pharmaceuticals acquired Daraprim, a drug developed in the 1950s used to treat a serious parasite infection in people with...

Under New Administration, Keystone XL and DAPL Return

Chris Nguyen After his first week in office, President Donald Trump has signed a slew of directives aimed at undermining policies created under the Obama...

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 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...

Alzheimer’s Hopeful New Standard

Hollie Jinks A new method for standardizing measurements diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease has been developed by researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, Sweden. The best...

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 Student Health Offers Telehealth Services, COVID-19 Testing

Ariel AndresContributing Writer In a virtual interview with The Bottom Line (TBL), Interim Student Health Service Executive Director...

UCSB Professor Develops New Generation of Space Cameras

Sam Goldman Staff Writer Photos by John Clow, Staff Photographer Benjamin Mazin, an assistant professor in the University of California, Santa Barbara physics department, has developed an...

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...