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Fecal Matters Dampen Sunny Saturday for I.V. Resident

As of Saturday, my apartment has given new meaning to the phrase "crappy college apartment." My upstairs neighbors apparently do not know how pipes work, and when they threw a party they decided it wo...
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Scientists Find That Viruses Can Cross Species Barrier

When it comes to infectious diseases, no line exists between wild animals and humans.
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UCSB Student Creates a Pill To Relieve Asthma

People with chronic asthma can now breathe easy with fifth-year global studies major Caesar Ho's new asthma-relieving pill, BreatheFree.
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I.V. Short-Shrifts the Height Challenged

I am nearly 5 feet 2 inches tall. Being petite has its advantages: People think I'm cute, I can pass for 12-years-old and pay child's fare for ski lifts, and if there is a large crowd watching some so...
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Astronomers Strive For Global Network of Telescopes

Santa Barbara's Las Cumbres Observatory is as immaculately clean as an operating room. On the ground leading to the entrance of its lab lies a four-by-six white sheet, which at first seems insignifica...
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I.V. Treasures Include Unexpected Visitors

"Jaime! Sabrina! Help!" I opened my bedroom door and saw my housemate, Alice, chase after a four-foot long sleek, dark brown dog with a fiercely wagging tail down our narrow hallway in our three-bedr...
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Researchers Find Tough Life of Fish to be Good

UCSB researchers have discovered something fishy about the phrase, "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger."
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UCSB Hosts Third Annual Energy Conference

Centering on discussions ranging from reduced gas emissions to electric batteries that last for 150 miles, the Third Annual Emerging Energy Technologies Summit will take place at UCSB next month.
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UCSB Materials Go Global

In an East meets West conference held in Taiwan last week, UCSB and Taiwanese professors agreed: Good things come in nano-sized packages.
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UCSB Scientists See Double Einstein Ring for First Time

While staring into space, two UCSB researchers may have stumbled upon new evidence that could one day answer the cosmic question: How fast is the universe expanding?
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Famous Biologist James Thomson Joins UCSB to Study Cells

James Thomson, the stem cell pioneer who recently discovered that scientists can reprogram skin cells to act like stem cells by adding four genes, will soon join UCSB to further develop his research i...
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UCSB Scientists See Double Einstein Ring for First Time

While staring into space, two UCSB researchers may have stumbled upon new evidence that could one day answer the cosmic question: How fast is the universe expanding?
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Famous Biologist James Thomson Joins UCSB to Study Cells

James Thomson, the stem cell pioneer who recently discovered that scientists can reprogram skin cells to act like stem cells by adding four genes, will soon join UCSB to further develop his research i...
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UCSB Scientists Expand Their Stem Cell Research

UCSB scientists hoping to find treatments for conditions ranging from elderly blindness to Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Disease recently received a significant boost to their efforts with the addition ...
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Gaucho Professor Garners Science Fellow Award

Guillermo Bazan, a UCSB chemistry and biochemistry professor, recently received national recognition for his work with polyolefins - molecules used to produce materials such as plastic.
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