Sunday, September 22nd 2019

Skirmantas Janusonis and the Enigma of Hyperserotonemia

Sruti Mamidanna Imagine that you are holding a brain in your hands. If we removed all the brain cells we would be left with the...

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...

SpaceX Successfully Landed a Rocket — Now What?

Kin Ho Staff Writer SpaceX, the American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, made history just last week by successfully landing a rocket back on...

Cancer Patient Receives First 3D Printed Rib Cage Implant

Peter Crump Staff Writer A cancer patient has recently undergone the world’s first operation to implant a 3D printed titanium rib cage and sternum, proving the...

Animals of Santa Barbara

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor As most Santa Barbara residents know, it’s easy to find new ways to appreciate the natural beauty of our natural environment. Whether...

CS Department Advocates Undergraduate Peer Tutoring

Xander Apicella Staff Writer UCSB Computer Science Undergraduate Tutor Program (UT) has been around since 2017, and Diba Mirza, an assistant teaching professor of CS at...

iPhone 6s: Bigger, Better, Beautiful—But Worth It?

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Apple has recently unveiled its newest addition to the iPhone family: the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Since the release of the...

How To Live More Sustainably as a UCSB Student

Victoria Penate Features Editor When it comes to trading common practices for more environmentally friendly alternatives, UC Santa Barbara provides a climate of innovation and encouragement...

New Developments in 3D Printing Promise to Create Human Organs

Peter Crump Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator In addition to creating plastic and metal replacements for internal organs, new developments in 3D printing by...

Sprague Butterfly Pavilion Presents “Butterflies Alive!” Exhibit

Kyle Dent Incoming A.S. Beat Reporter The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History has brought back its “Butterflies Alive!” exhibit, where visitors can explore a garden...