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A New Era for Antibiotics Resistance Testing

A new study by UCSB Professor Michael Mahan and researchers shows that, for as long as they have been studied, pathogenic bacteria may not have been playing up to how they are really made to be. In th...
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Gut Bacteria’s Influence on Your Brain

A new study from Caltech discovers a spore-forming member of the gut microbiota that regulates serotonin biosynthesis.
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Scientists Debate Harms and Benefits of GMOs

UCSB Arts & Lectures and the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center (IHC) co-hosted a debate titled “The 2015 Arthur N. Rupe Debate: The Use of Genetically Modified Organisms in Food” at Campbell Hal...
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Michael Pollan: Sustainable Living for Personal and Environmental Health

Last week, UCSB students and Santa Barbara residents joined in conversation with Michael Pollan, one of the leading voices on the relationship between food and western society, at the Granada Theater ...
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Professors Present at TEDxUCSB

Five professors from various university departments spoke about recent developments in their research and other ideas at the third annual UCSB TEDx talk on Saturday in Embarcadero Hall in Isla Vista.
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Anticipating Effects of Global Warming on Marine Biodiversity

Hidden in its depths, the Santa Barbara basin contains a trove of ancient marine specimens, providing a glimpse at how marine biodiversity changes over geological ages. A recent study published by the...
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TEDxUCSB To Feature Professors In Search of ‘Next’

The third annual UCSB TEDx event, featuring live talks from five professors from the university’s chemical engineering, computer science, Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE), and sociology d...
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Kim Lewis brings the environment into the labroratory to develop antiobiotics to counter the growing antimicrobial-resistant bacteria that are threatening effective treatment of infections.

Tricking Soil Bacteria to Grow in Lab: Discovering a Class of Antibiotics to Combat Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Finding new antibiotics to combat the growing list of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria is crucial to fighting infections and maintaining food supplies. Now, scientists are introducing the first new cl...
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Kim Lewis brings the environment into the labroratory to develop antiobiotics to counter the growing antimicrobial-resistant bacteria that are threatening effective treatment of infections.

UCSB Alums Found – and Grow – Apeeling Food Technology Company

Apeel Sciences is a start-up that aims to reduce worldwide food waste and pesticide-use through ultrathin film-like crop sprays that extend the shelf life of produce and camouflage the growing crops f...
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UCSB Researchers Successfully Immortalize Rodent Stem Cells

Researchers led by UC Santa Barbara Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology professor James Thomson recently found a way to hold mouse stem cells on the threshold of differentiation, allowing them t...
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