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Translating Research into Industry

UCSB’s Technology Management Program (TMP) is a rare and unique program that allows students of any major to complement their studies with a certificate in technology management. Essentially, it pro...
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What Is the Cause of Climate Change?

Global warming is often addressed as “climate change” these days, because scientists are attempting to encompass all the phenomena that accompany our planet’s steady increase in temperature. In ...
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Unraveling Secrets of the Mussel Foot Protein

A multidisciplinary team of researchers and faculty at UCSB has made strides in their efforts to develop an underwater adhesive, or glue. By building upon past studies on mussel adhesion, the group ha...
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First Summit Addressing UC Carbon Neutrality

Janet Napolitano announced the goal that all University of California campuses must be carbon neutral by 2025. Carbon neutrality implies that the campuses would have a net zero carbon footprint — th...
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UC Aims for Carbon Neutrality by 2025

University of California president Janet Napolitano announced the goal of carbon neutrality at all nine universities by 2025. The Carbon Neutrality Initiative aims to reduce the amount of greenhouse g...
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Giant Insect Species are Santa Barbara Newbies

Two species of giant insects have broadened their migration patterns and found their way to Santa Barbara this past week. The giant swallowtail butterfly, Papilio cresphontes, and the giant sphinx mot...
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Promoting Gender Equity in S.T.E.M. Academia

UCSB is one of four California universities recently chosen to split a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). This grant is part of the NSF’s ADVANCE program, which was implement...
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The Genetic ID Card — A Simple Medical Solution

Imagine that you have developed Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS), and your entire body is under attack. It starts with just a fever, a cough and red eyes, so you don’t really think anything of it. But...
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Newly Discovered Parasite Named After UCSB Professor

You may see Armand Kuris, parasitologist and professor in the Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology department, wearing a new T-shirt, which has a picture of the new discovered fish parasite, Chlorom...
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