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Tuesday, November 24th 2020

UCSB Data Science Presents An APPsolutely Amazing Showcase

Xander Apicella Science and Tech Editor Nearly all in attendance were from the data science club, those who were not presenting waited to see how far...

COVID-19 Stimulates Increase in Automation

Ariel Andres Contributing Writer Now that reported COVID-19 cases have surpassed 1.4 million worldwide and businesses are trying to fill the gap left by employees, Andrew...

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....

Giving Thanks for Science

Sofia Lyon Staff Writer In a world plagued by global environmental crisis, political unrest, and communities living in extreme poverty, it’s easy to be pessimistic. Cynicism...

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...

UCSB Researchers Develop UVC LEDs to Help Fight COVID-19

Amy Wang Contributing Writer During the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, proper sanitation is required to keep us...

Self-Cloning Crayfish Undergoes Population Explosion

Jessica Gang At first glance, it reads like the plotline of a bad horror movie: a ten-legged mutant creature is born with the ability to...

The Science of Music

Raymond Matthews Opinions Editor Music gives us unique insights into pop culture that reflect dominant social views, shared values, stylistic trends, and even our own psychology....

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...