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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,...

One for All, All for One: National Parks Service Celebrates ‘100’

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor In 1864, President Lincoln signed legislation decreeing that the Yosemite National Forest would be reserved in its natural state. In...

Artificial Intelligence Makes Real Strides

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Robert Perez, Staff Illustrator One trend that will not be left behind in 2015 is the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI)....

Cancer Patient Receives First 3D Printed Rib Cage Implant

Peter Crump Staff Writer A cancer patient has recently undergone the world’s first operation to implant a 3D printed titanium rib cage and sternum, proving the...

UCSB Researchers Develop New Means of Tissue Cartography

Rishika Kenkre Two postdoctoral students from the University of California, Santa Barbara Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP), Sebastian Streichan and Idse Heemskerk, have developed...

Another Leap for Humankind: 2016’s Greatest Advancements

Jack Alegre With all of our attention focused on the Earth around us, it’s easy to forget that we once dreamt of a better future...

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...

UCSB Researchers Develop Synthetic Blood Platelets

Judy Lau Staff Writer Photo by Taylor Yeerong, Staff Photographer Researchers in the Department of Chemical Engineering and at Center for Bioengineering (CBE) at the University of California,...

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...

Climate Change will Change our Lives

Nadean Hurtado Santa Barbara had the second hottest summer ever recorded in 2016, its soaring temperatures matching much of the world. Rising water, stronger hurricanes, larger...