Monday, June 17th 2019

The Science of Love

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Picture this: you’re walking through the Arbor on a sunny Santa Barbara day, when all of a sudden you see them: the...

Anna Lappé On the Ways Millennials Can Shape Sustainability

Nadean Hurtado She is a bestselling author, an educator to farmers, children, and business owners, a member of the Rainforest Action Network, and the...

Pineapple Express Surfs Into California

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor No, this is not another sequel to a Seth Rogen movie. Pineapple Express is the name given to the weather...

Welcome to the Multiverse: Discovery of Gravitational Waves Sheds New Light on Nature of...

Tara Ahi Staff Writer The multiverse theory has been a hot topic of controversy, and a recent announcement from the Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarization...

Company Tries to Convince FDA that its Vape is Healthier than Cigarettes

Alexandra Thurber Philip Morris International, Marlboro's parent company, met with the FDA’s Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee on Jan. 24 to seek clearance to distribute...

UCSB Hofmann Lab Examines Effects of Ocean Acidification on Sculpin

Judy Lau Staff Writer Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, received funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to study the effect...

A.I. Learns Deeper Thinking

Cameron Speltz Illustration by Andria Chen The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2) launched the beta website for their project called Semantic Scholar. It is a search...

Studies Compare Ants to Ketchup

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Robert Perez, Staff Illustrator Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology found that ants are simultaneously solid and liquid-like — similar...

Chinese Scientists Alter DNA of Human Embryos

Peter Crump Staff Writer Chinese scientists recently genetically modified human embryos in an experimental effort to repair or eliminate mutations that cause a particular disease. While...

New Study Shows Antarctica is Growing

Hollie Jinks A recent study by NASA has shown that an increase in atmospheric precipitation, in the form of snowfall, is currently adding enough ice...