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SB Shelter Seeks To Give Dogs Their Own Spring Break

With finals looming around the corner, students are looking forward to spring break, a sentiment shared by the dogs at Santa Barbara County Animal Services (SBCAS).
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Laying Down the Roots of S.T.E.M. Education

“Science is more than a school subject, or the periodic table or the properties of waves. It is an approach to the world, a critical way to understand and explore and engage with the world, and then...
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The Search for Dark Matter

One of the greatest mysteries in modern astrophysics is dark matter. While it makes up about 80 percent of the matter in the entire Universe, its detection has eluded physicists and scientists since i...
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A Polymeric Future

Research in one field is oftentimes applicable in another, and for UC Santa Barbara chemist Abby Knight her research is no different. While pursuing her doctorate at UC Berkeley, Knight created a plas...
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Commonly Abused Drugs – Heroin

Not So Heroic, Heroin First synthesized in 1895 by Heinrich Dreser, who worked for the Bayer Company in Germany, heroin was originally marketed as treatment for a variety of illnesses, such as asthma,...
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Let There Be Light

The United Nations has declared 2015 the International Year of Light. To honor that, UC Santa Barbara’s College of Engineering along with the Institute of Energy Efficiency (IEE) hosted a light symp...
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Earth Versus Asteroid: Who Will Win?

Natural disasters and the diminishing of Earth’s resources are only some of the problems that humans have to face; there is also the threat of asteroids colliding into Earth and causing a razing of ...
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Supernova Collision May Reveal Its Origin

Decades ago, Type Ia Supernovae, or “standard candlelight’s,” as their known, have lent to significant advancements in cosmology, providing scientists with a marker with which to estimate the ag...
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