Saturday, October 19th 2019

Platform Holly Decommissioned

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor Platform Holly, the iconic structure off the coast of Goleta, will be the first oil rig off the coast of...

Researchers Develop Monkeys with Human Autism Gene

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Researchers at the Institute of Neuroscience at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, China have genetically modified monkeys to show symptoms...

4D Printed Structures Interact with the Environment

Peter Crump Staff Writer Recent advancements in 3D printing hold incredible progress in revolutionizing the technology and medical fields. Yet scientists at the Wyss Institute for...

Blockchain Changes Business

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer Blockchain, a software controlling the digital currency Bitcoin, could soon be adopted by banks and traders for future financial transactions. Blockchain is a...

Mosquito-Borne Virus May be Linked to Neurological Birth Disorder

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer A new mosquito-borne virus has sparked worldwide concern because of its rapid spread around the globe, and its possible connection to a...

iPhone Users Go Bananas Over New ‘Peach’ App

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer What do you get when you mix Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Messenger and Tumblr? If your answer isn’t “Peach,” then you probably...

Researcher Develops Artificial Leaves

Rishika Kenkre University of California, Berkeley researcher Peidong Yang has created an artificial mechanism that mimics the system of leaves, producing oxygen in the process...

UCSB Professor Receives National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Bijan Saniee Staff Writer University of California, Santa Barbara Professor Emeritus Arthur Gossard will speak at the White House later this month and formally receive the...

Government Agencies and the Private Sector Join Forces to Develop Clean Energy

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer An international group of investors led by Bill Gates has created a new funding initiative called the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, which will...

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...