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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 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...

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’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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...