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From Apprentice to Shadow: How Intelligent Machines are Changing Learning in the Workplace

Beane's TED Talk strives to shed light on this issue to people involved in technology integration so that they may be able to change the course of intelligent machines in the workforce.
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The Grass is Greener

“Our long-term goal is to create sustainable biofuels and bioenergy that not only can displace fossil fuels but also bring in other ecological and environmental benefits, like high-diversity prairie...
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First North American Occurrence of Rare Sunfish Discovered in Santa Barbara

The rare hoodwinker sunfish's appearance in Santa Barbara marks the first ever sighting of this rare species in North America, and only the second time in the Northern Hemisphere in 130 years.
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Food Partitioning Allows for Fish’s Pacific Coexistence

Territorial damselfish populations can coexist on the same coral reefs by sharing food resources and switching diets to reduce competition.
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A Study of Love: UCSB Researcher Examines Altruism in Couples

Researchers examine the chemical and neurological basis behind love, empathy and altruism.
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Black Professors and Students Share How Their Identity Shapes Their Academic Experiences

Four Black faculty and students at UCSB share their thoughts on how their identity affects their academic experiences.
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Chasing the Ever ‘Moving Target’ of Ocean Restoration

This “moving target” of ocean restoration not only reflects the human race and its demands, but also encompasses Earth’s changing environment as a whole.
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Express Yourself: UCSB Researchers Study RNA Roles in Cell Differentiation

Golkaram and colleagues set out to identify the interactions between mRNA and miRNAs, which control and regulate cell development through expressing specific genes.
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‘Train Locally, Deploy Globally’ with AI

To help scientists in “applying artificial intelligence (AI) to help understand and protect the planet”, Microsoft and National Geographic have partnered up to sponsor AI for Earth Innovation Gran...
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The Swipe Right Love Story

While the prospect of online dating is bleak, research has shown that its dystopian implication doesn’t deviate as far from our primitive instincts as we might think.
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UCSB Researcher Studies Carbon Storage in Soil

“What we found that was really interesting was that the absorption capacity for carbon really depends on climate to a very great extent,” Chadwick said.
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Reduce, Reuse and Reconsider the Effectiveness of Recycling

Geyer’s study showed that only nine percent of the plastic ever produced has been recycled.
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Let’s Tau-lk about Tau: Exploring the Protein

The Han research group has found a method that can track the healthy to pathological transition of the protein tau, which is implicated in diseases including Alzheimer's.
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Recapping the 1st Annual Womxn/Hacks

This past weekend, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) at UCSB hosted their first annual Womxn/Hacks on campus.
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Gut Feeling: Studying Interactions in the Microbiome

“The whole is more than the sum of its parts. It’s not just the individual microbes but, rather, it’s the microbes in their context," Jones said.
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