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Scientists Seek to Send Stem Cells to Clinics

Researchers around the world are collaborating in order to understand a fundamental building block within the human body.
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CERN To Bring Particle Science Forward

Inside a 27-kilometer tunnel below the surface of France and Switzerland, the world's largest particle supercollider is beginning to rise out of dormancy to begin running fundamental physics experimen...
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Scientists Unlock Squid Secret

Researchers at UCSB have found a protein in a species of iridescent cephalopods that allows them to dynamically change their color and reflectivity, providing them with a way to attract mates and camo...
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UCSB Scholar Wins Prize for New Homing Peptides

Erkki Ruoslahti, a distinguished professor at UCSB's Burnham Institute for Medical Research, has been awarded a $2.8 million grant from the Dept. of Defense to research the use of nanoparticles for ta...
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Mussel Glue Grips Rocks

Scientists at UCSB, with the help of a species of somewhat malevolent mollusks, may soon find a sticky solution that can allow people to glue things together under water.
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Lasers Trigger Drug Delivery

Scientists at UCSB have developed a nanoparticle-based drug delivery system that uses non-harmful lasers to send chemicals directly into cells, which may lead to improved drug efficacy and fewer side ...
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Plant Collection Acquires Funds for Renovation

Beneath the bleachers of Harder Stadium lies a dilapidated herbarium that will soon receive improved accommodations for its collection of over 100,000 plant specimens.
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Break Some New Ground

It is not uncommon for this fine college campus to be criticized for being a “party school.” However, while it is known for its sun, surf and significant contribution to Natural Light̵...
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Short Science Snippets

Ocean Research That's Anything But Fishy In addition to being one of the top universities in energy research, UCSB is home to Bren Hall, the first building to be awarded two platinum standings by t...
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Researchers Locate Nano Diamonds on Local Island

Just off the coast of Santa Barbara, scientists discovered further evidence that a deadly comet may have bombarded North America 12,900 years ago.
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Regents Committee Selects New Student Representative

A University of California Regents special committee has nominated UC Irvine undergraduate Jesse Chang to serve as the student regent for the 2010-11 term.
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UCSD Scientist Wins Award

A UC astrophysicist has been awarded the prestigious $1 million Shaw Prize in Astronomy for his research on the formation of stars, planetary systems and spiral galaxies.
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UCSB Makes Photon Find

Quantum research physicists at UCSB have made a scientific breakthrough by controlling particles of light.
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Campus Receives Tech Grant

UCSB will be awarded a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to research cloud computing.
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SB Explores Cellular Change

A discovery by UCSB stem cell researchers may prove critical in the fight against cancer.
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