Friday, November 22nd 2019

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...

Updated Dietary Guidelines Support New Eating Habits

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer New updates and research supporting the federal Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) for 2015–2020 were recently announced. The Health and Human Services...

From Corpses to Compost

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Illustration by Luis Bondoc, Staff Illustrator The musical Once on this Island concludes with the protagonist transforming into a tree after her death—and...

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...

Mudslide Outlook for 2018 in Santa Barbara County

Ethan Jones Staff Writer Nearly two weeks after a rain-induced mudslide swept through Montecito, officials have confirmed over 20 deaths and 127 homes destroyed. The damages...

REEF Provides Hands-on Marine Life Education to All Ages

Hannah Maerowitz Science & Tech Editor Situated adjacent to Campus Point, the REEF (Research Experience and Education Facility) is an interactive aquarium that educates everyone from...

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...

The Environmental Destruction of the Rich and Fabulous

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer On a hillside 10,000 feet above the Malibu Pier lies the Sweetwater Mesa spanning more than 150 acres. David Evans, more commonly...

U.S. Army: Calling All Biodegradable Bullet Builders

Nadean Hurtado Ever wanted to try something new to help save the environment but never known how to go about doing it? The Department of...

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...