Saturday, January 18th 2020

A Genetically Engineered Apple a Day…

Stephani Anderson If you’ve ever been annoyed after cutting an apple because it turned brown shortly afterwards, you no longer have to worry, thanks to...

Monarch Butterfly Species is at Risk

Carolina Watts A massive 70-mile blob flew over Denver, Colorado and baffled the National Weather Service (NWS); originally, many people thought that it was an unknown...

A Night Under the Stars with the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Last Saturday, April 13, the night sky twinkled a little brighter as the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History hosted its monthly...

Siddhartha Mukherjee Talks Genes at Campbell Hall

Amariyanna Anderson Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee is a professor, physician, biological scientist, and a renowned author. Mukherjee attended Stanford University, University of Oxford, Harvard Medical School,...

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...

96% of Deceased NFL Players Test Positive for Brain Disease

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator Researchers at Boston University and the Department of Veterans Affairs have found chronic traumatic encephalopathy in 87...

Scientists Set Their Minds to Growing Miniature Brains

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Robert Perez, Staff illustrator Scientists have successfully grown "mini brains" that may help cure cancer, autism and Alzheimer's. To do this, researchers...

Researchers Develop New Approach to Fighting Schistosomiasis

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Armand Kuris, one of the world’s leading parasitologists and a zoology professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has developed a...

The Large Hadron Collider Commences its Second Run

Judy Lau Staff Writer After two years of repairs and upgrades, the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator is back in action. The Large Hadron...

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...