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UCSB Receives Grant for Physics

Quantum physicists at UCSB's California NanoSystems Institute have received a $6.1 million grant to pursue diamond-based quantum computing.
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Device To Impact Disease

UCSB researchers have successfully developed a device with the potential to revolutionize treatment of Type I diabetes.
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UCSB Hosts Car Inventors

An MIT engineer made a pit stop on campus yesterday to divulge the details of his team's performance in the "Urban Challenge" - a government contest in which engineers and scientists developed self-dr...
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MSI To Gain Facility

UCSB will set sail on a state-of-the-art marine education facility this August.
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Fishy Work by UCSB Scientists Earns National Recognition

A paper authored by two UCSB scientists has been selected as one of the top research papers published by the prestigious journal Nature in 2008.
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Institute Bestows Funds to UCSB Stem Cell Center

UCSB's Center for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering received $1.2 million from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to train graduate and post-doctoral students in stem cell biology and ...
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FDA Approves UCI Scientist Stem Cell Therapy

Irvine - On Jan. 23, the first treatment derived from embryonic stem cells was approved for human clinical trials. The treatment, discovered by a group of researchers at UC Irvine, may be able to heal...
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Noise Perplexes Scientists

Nearly three years ago, an intrepid group of astronomers - including two UCSB researchers - lofted a giant helium balloon into the sky.
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Veggies Stunt Cancer Growth

A study helmed by UCSB researchers has determined that certain vegetables have the potential to help shield humans from cancer.
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English Advisor Dies in Car Crash

Susan Gosling, an Advising Specialist in the English Dept., died on Thanksgiving Day. She was 54.
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New Probes Stop Tumor Blood Flow

A UCSB researcher recently received a $3.8 million grant from the Dept. of Defense to continue his work developing probes that can target cancer cells.
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New Study Examines Fleas

A study examining tiny water fleas is helping scientists understand the global effects of environmental change on population dynamics.
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Microwave Oven Ignites Kitchen

Freshmen recovering from Halloween received a rude awakening Saturday morning when a kitchen fire forced residents out of the Santa Cruz dormitory.
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New Study Focuses on Strengths

A UCSB researcher recently discovered that by age four, humans can accurately size up a potential opponent's fighting skills with a single glance.
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Project Banks on Wild Seeds

Under the permafrost on an Arctic island, the Norwegian government has a "Doomsday Vault" that can store up to 4.5-million different seed samples to preserve crops in the event of a catastrophe.
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