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Cells Deplete Oil Supply

A study led by UCSB earth scientists has uncovered single-celled organisms that devour oil sources under the sea floor.
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UCSB Nursery Needs Mending

The campus greenhouse is in a state of disrepair.
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Method Makes CPUs Faster

Scientists at UCSB's Materials Research Laboratory have discovered an innovative process capable of producing smaller, faster and more efficient computer processors.
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Nader’s Speech Opens Minds

I woke up sometime Sunday afternoon to attend to some serious business. I went to go see the man somewhat responsible for giving Starbucks employees a free joke when I tell them my name during my purc...
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SB Senior Plugs In to Scooter Business

A resident inventor has tapped into the blossoming alternative fuel market and created an electric scooter now available to the general public.
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ROTC Event Raises Money for Children’s Charity

Hurdling through obstacle courses and scrambling under wires, teams competed for glory and charity in the first ever ROTC Gauntlet this weekend.
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Aggressive Squids Have Scientists Running for the Labs

UCSB biologists and engineers attempt to understand the unusual composition of the strong, sharp Humboldt squid beak and its applications in the world of science. According to Herbert Waite, UCSB biol...
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Former Nexus Artist Captures Movie, Novel Deals

Former Gaucho Kazuhiro "Kazu" Kibuishi has turned newsroom experience into a series of successful graphic novels and a possible movie deal.
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Site Seeks to Offer Something New

With the increasing popularity of social networking Web sites such as Facebook and MySpace, the market for connecting people has started to spawn new sites with concepts beyond poking and adding frien...
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Reunion To Move Into Weekend With Alumni, Student Games

The second-annual UCSB All Gaucho Reunion will honor alumni this weekend with a lineup of competitions and ceremonies designed to unite past and present Gauchos.
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Lambda Chi Alpha Awaits Approval to Reinstate

Following a five-year absence that stemmed from a series of alcohol violations and low recruitment years, one former campus fraternity is prepared to make its comeback in 2009.
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UCSB Researchers Study Nanotechnology Development in China

China is attempting to "leapfrog" the United States in nanotechnology research, according to two UCSB researchers.
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Visiting Professor Explores Light Perception in the Infrared

In infrared light, water and sky look black and smooth like a chalkboard, plant leaves glow like bioluminescent jellyfish, and the red and white colors of a stop sign blend together to make a dull gre...
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Researchers Map Out Global Human Impact

Scientists at the UCSB National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis have put the total human impact on the oceans on the map.
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New Student Energy Forum Holds Inauguration

Nobel Laureate and UCSB physics professor Walter Kohn told students to flex their brain power and try to solve the global energy problem at the UCSB Energy Forum inauguration last Tuesday.
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