Wednesday, October 23rd 2019

UCSB Hosts First Kavli BRAIN Showcase

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor UC Santa Barbara hosted its first Kavli BRAIN showcase from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Jan. 18 at the Loma Pelona...

Internet-connected Telescopes at Las Cumbres Observatory Allow for Celestial Discoveries Around the Globe

Hannah Maerowitz Science & Tech Editor The first network of Internet-enabled telescopes is virtually in our backyard, with the Las Cumbres Observatory (LCO) situated only 2.3...

The Science of Fear

Hannah Maerowitz Science & Tech Editor Horror movies, scary costumes, and haunted houses are all characteristic of Halloween and indicative of why some are so fond...

Carbon Farming Coming to Santa Barbara

Tanner Walker Staff Writer Carbon ranching is coming to Santa Barbara, but farmers aren’t growing carbon — they’re putting it back into the ground. With the help of...

One Third of the World’s Protected Areas Are Under Stress

Krystal Chen Staff Writer According to a recent study conducted by the Wildlife Conservation Society, more than one third of protected lands have shown signs of...

FDA Holds Drug Industries Accountable for Suspicious Practices

Sophia Tao The FDA released a list of “Reference Listed Drug Access Inquiries” on Thursday, May 17, which lists pharmaceutical companies that allegedly block the...

Tyson Foods Inc. Invests in Lab-Grown Meat Production

Krystal Chen Staff Writer Tyson Foods Inc., the world’s second largest processor and marketer of chicken, beef, and pork, recently announced that it plans to work...

From Mapping the Universe to a YouTube Career: An Interview with Physics Professor Andy...

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer Andy Howell is a member of the Physics Department at UCSB, but he also leads the supernova division of the Las Cumbres...

Health & Wellness Department Challenges Students to Sleep More

Krystal Chen Do you routinely fail to obtain eight hours of quality sleep at night? Is the sense of fatigue, dizziness, and fog after a...

Reddit Use May Be Good for Mental Health, Study Shows

Sabrina Bui Reddit has gained a notorious reputation online and offline: the website is infamous as a hub for users who support unsavory topics such...