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Biodemography Laboratory Opens After Renovation

Dominick Ojeda Under the direction of UCSB anthropology professor Michael Gurven, the newly renovated Biodemography Laboratory allows undergraduate and graduate students to discover medical explanations...

Science in the Age of Trump

Jack Alegre Staff Writer With the appointment of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State and rumors of vaccine-skeptic Robert Kennedy Jr. being courted...

Doctor Puts Self on the Surgery Table to Free Locked-In Patients

Miguel Rodriguez Staff Writer Thirty years ago, there was a paralyzed patient named Jean-Dominique Bauby who was unable to move any part of her body. Her...

Mars or Bust: The Ongoing Exploration of the Red Planet

Julian Levy With the recent launch of two new Mars-bound spacecraft, as well as the discovery of water in the soil of Mars, the red...

Dr. Ali Javanbakht Debunks COVID-19 Conspiracies

Jonathan Chavez Marketing Director Responses have been lightly edited for clarity. With...

Record Breaking U.S. Astronaut Improves Understanding of Human Reactions to Spaceflight

Hollie Jinks Illustration by Allie Sullberg On October 16, 2015, U.S. astronaut Scott Kelly began his 383 days in space and broke the record for the...

In the Dark: 95 Percent of the Universe Remains Unexplained

Madison Donahue-Wolfe Staff Writer Illustration by Hector Lizarraga, Staff Illustrator Humans, along with everything on Earth and everything we have ever discovered in space, constitute less than...

UCSB Student Health Offers Telehealth Services, COVID-19 Testing

Ariel AndresContributing Writer In a virtual interview with The Bottom Line (TBL), Interim Student Health Service Executive Director...

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...

Cancer-Fighting Vaccine Tested on Mice

Victoria Penate A new discovery has been made regarding a particular type of stem cell which has proven effective in reducing or eliminating cancer cells...