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New Labs Commence Studies of Stem Cells

The UCSB Center for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering has recently begun to utilize new facilities on campus to perform research to advance the field of regenerative medicine.
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Marine Professors Take On the Spill

When the April 20 explosion on BP’s Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico led to one of the largest oil spills in history, UCSB scientists sprang into action.
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Physicist Joe Incandela on the LHC

On March 30, the Large Hadron Collider, the world's largest particle collider, set a new world record by smashing two 3.5 trillion electron volt (TeV) proton beams to produce a 7 TeV collision.
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Receptors Keep Neural Stem Cells From Getting Dropped

An insulin-like signal has been found to be necessary for stem cells to continue existing in the brain, opening doors for scientists who want to find ways to repair cerebral injuries using the pluripo...
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Engineers Desalinate With a Membrane

UCLA researchers have produced a tool to remove the salt content from water while avoiding the problems that arise from clogging during the purification of difficult types of water.
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Physicists Create Particularly Strange Matter

An antihyperparticle, which contains the anti-matter equivalents of "strange" quarks, was produced by a team of scientists at the Brookhaven National Laboratory.
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University Receives Donation for New Medical Center

A $75 million gift from former Qualcomm Incorporated CEO and UC San Diego founding faculty member Irwin Jacobs and his wife Joan Jacobs will go toward the construction of the Jacobs Medical Center on ...
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Plants Can’t Grow Fast, Repel Pests, Too

Biologists have found that plants lose their ability to defend themselves against pests if they grow too fast, creating a paradox for farmers looking to make the perfect crop.
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Receptors Keep Neural Stem Cells From Getting Dropped

An insulin-like signal has been found to be necessary for stem cells to continue existing in the brain, opening doors for scientists who want to find ways to repair cerebral injuries using the pluripo...
read more

Engineers Desalinate With a Membrane

UCLA researchers have produced a tool to remove the salt content from water while avoiding the problems that arise from clogging during the purification of difficult types of water.
read more

Physicists Create Particularly Strange Matter

An antihyperparticle, which contains the anti-matter equivalents of "strange" quarks, was produced by a team of scientists at the Brookhaven National Laboratory.
read more

University Receives Donation for New Medical Center

A $75 million gift from former Qualcomm Incorporated CEO and UC San Diego founding faculty member Irwin Jacobs and his wife Joan Jacobs will go toward the construction of the Jacobs Medical Center on ...
read more

Plants Can’t Grow Fast, Repel Pests, Too

Biologists have found that plants lose their ability to defend themselves against pests if they grow too fast, creating a paradox for farmers looking to make the perfect crop.
read more

Scientists Succeed at Large-Scale Superposition

Physicists at UCSB have proven that it's not just the size of an object that matters when it comes to displaying quantum effects.
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Protein Key Opens Cell Doors

Researchers at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research at UCSB have made a breakthrough in peptide-based drug delivery, taking another step along a path that may lead to more effective drugs that m...
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