Wednesday, October 16th 2019

Google Tightens Hold on Digital Ad Industry With New Policy of Automatically Blocking Ads

Jessica Gang Staff Writer On Feb. 15, Google implemented a new ad-blocking policy that aims to automatically block ads that fail to comply with the new...

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...

Seals Die from Harmful Algae Bloom

The Bottom Line Staff Report Spring brings about flourishing plant life in the ocean as well as on land. Phytoplankton blooms off the coast of...

5 Apps to Boost Productivity

Steven Jin Loop: Habit Tracker As the end of January approaches, many people are attempting to keep up their New Year's resolutions. However, the reality for...

Health in America: A Psychosocial Perspective

Kayli Walker Staff Writer Greg Miller and Edith Chen, researchers from Northwestern University, delivered a talk at the University of California, Santa Barbara on Monday, May...

The Impending Death of The Great Barrier Reef

Tanner Walker The Great Barrier Reef, the world’s only living structure visible from space, may soon be the world’s only corpse visible from space.   Over...

George Degen Wins UCSB’s 7th Annual Grad Slam

Xander Apicella Science and Tech Editor On Friday, Apr. 19, George Degen — a chemical engineering grad student at UCSB — won the seventh annual Grad...

Blood Flow Measuring Patches Make Waves in Medical Field

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Great advancements have been made in the medical world in recent years. Adding to the growing list of innovation is John Rodgers,...

Alzheimer’s Hopeful New Standard

Hollie Jinks A new method for standardizing measurements diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease has been developed by researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University, Sweden. The best...

An Era in AI Ends with DeepMind’s Conquest of Go

Bijan Sainee Staff Writer Google DeepMind’s Go playing computer program — called AlphaGo — engaged Lee Sedol, one of the top Go players in the world, in...