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Saturday, May 30th 2020

Mollison’s Garden: An Obituary for the Father of Sustainable Agriculture

Nadean Hurtado Some believe the world is dying, slowly losing its limbs. Those at the University of California, Santa Barbara and around the world are...

Pregnancy Changes a Mother’s Brain

Krystal Chen A study published in the journal "Nature Neuroscience" found that, over the course of a pregnancy, women undergo structural and functional alterations orchestrated...

Dojo Security System Could Be the Keystone of Smart Home Security

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Thanks to those at Dojo-labs, pet rocks have more use than ever. The Dojo is a new security technology that monitors the network...

A Look Into UCSB’s Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

Xander Apicella UCSB is renowned for its emphasis on research at all levels — everyone, from freshman to professor, is encouraged to make their mark....

Get to Know the November Super Moon

Paul Tucker Staff Writer Yup it’s that time of the year again. The moon has reached its full phase at the closest point to Earth along...

San Andreas Fault Clusters Shake Up Residents’ Fears

Matthew Lee Staff Writer In recent years, concerns about the San Andreas Fault and its strong seismic activity have risen. The San Andreas Fault is a...

The Flying Dead: Deadly Parasite Causes “Zombie” Bees

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator Tiny flies have been infesting honeybees with a parasite, causing the bees to lurch and stagger like...

The Environmental Destruction of the Rich and Fabulous

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer On a hillside 10,000 feet above the Malibu Pier lies the Sweetwater Mesa spanning more than 150 acres. David Evans, more commonly...

Should We Floss Our Teeth?

Kayli Walker Staff Writer Recently, scientists claimed that flossing our teeth daily is not scientifically proven to improve oral health or prevent gum disease and cavities....

Fecal Transplant Pills Can’t Help But Raise a Few Eyebrows

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator If you believe in the phrase “you are what you eat,” then you might not want to...