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Computer Science Students Create Fully-Functioning GauchoSpace iPhone App

While University of California Santa Barbara has been

The UK Given OK to Genetically Modify Human Embryos

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer For the first time in the nation’s history, British scientists have recently been granted permission to genetically modify human embryos. The Human...

The Freshman 15: Fact or Fiction?

To many college freshmen across the nation, the freshman 15 is

Restoring Sight to the Blind

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer A surgeon from Texas will force a needle with viruses composed of DNA that has light-sensitive algae into a blind person’s eye, enabling...

Oldest Star in the Universe Found Only 6,000 Light Years Away

Devin Martens-Olzman Staff Writer Some say that Clint Eastwood is the oldest star in the universe, but researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have discovered...

Badlands National Park Goes Rogue, Sparks Controversy

Chelsea Viola National Beat Reporter On Jan. 24, the Trump administration implemented a ‘media blackout’ on the Environmental Protection Agency, prohibiting staff from releasing “news releases,...

Climate Change Causes Dramatic Reorganization of Seafloor Ecosystem

Judy Lau Staff Writer James Kennett, a geologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara and his colleagues at the University of California, Davis and the...

Maggots: They’re Much More Than Just Ugly Little Critters by Richard Jimenez

Maggots have always gotten the bad rap for being nasty and disgusting critters who feast on dead, decomposing bodies. Nobody likes them! Nobody, except...

Saturday Night D.P. Sustenance: Jesus Burgers

What would Jesus Eat?

Female Faculty in Science-Based Fields Discuss Life as Women in STEM

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer UCSB students kept their minds open as female faculty in science-based disciplines weighed in on the difficulties and joys of being a...