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Testing Animals for COVID-19

Aiyana Fraas Staff Writer Getting test kits for COVID-19 has been difficult and costly, yet places...

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...

Mars or Bust: The Ongoing Exploration of the Red Planet

Julian Levy With the recent launch of two new Mars-bound spacecraft, as well as the discovery of water in the soil of Mars, the red...

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...

The Famous Miss Jolie’s Ovaries (And Why They Matter to You)

Natalie Overton Like every other aspect of her life, they’ve been massively broadcasted. And in her case, they might have proven deadly. Due to her mutated...

Scientists Discover New Category of Quasar

Mimi Liu Staff Writer The brightest things in the universe are also the most mysterious. Scientists have just discovered a new kind of quasar, a bright...

Most Distant Galaxy Discovered Far, Far Away

Mimi Liu An international team of astronomers has just discovered the furthest galaxy from humans: z8_GND_5296, 30 billion light years away. "This is the most distant...

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...

Dr. Ali Javanbakht Debunks COVID-19 Conspiracies

Jonathan Chavez Marketing Director Responses have been lightly edited for clarity. With...