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Newly Discovered Microorganisms Possess Self-mutating Gene

Paul Blair and David Valentine of UCSB's Marne Science Institute teamed up with UCs and found microorganisms that can self mutant.
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UCSB Researchers Find New Causes of Extinction

A group of UC Santa Barbara researchers collaborated on a project combining several disciplines, including ecology, economics and conservation biology. Their objective was to examine and analyze many ...
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Research Discoveries Lead to Art of Science Competition

The Art of Science initiative recognizes the creative and experimental nature of science and challenges UCSB researchers to visually communicate the beauty inherent to scientific investigations.
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Drought in East Africa Predicted by Dataset

A dataset compiled with the help of UCSB researchers has been able to predict droughts that have have been affecting East Africa
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A Better Diet May Save Money and the Environment

UCSB researcher David Cleveland and his colleagues have found that by making improvements in the standard American diet could reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions.
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Cooperation May Lead to Coral Reef Improvement

Two senior fellows at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis solution build a model to analysis how fixing road segments in Hawaii could benefit its coral reefs.
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Whale Conservation To Receive Multimillion Dollar Solution

Researchers from UCSB and other institutions will use money received from the Benioff Ocean Initiative to find a solution for ship strikes.
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UCSB Researchers Find Cliff Erosion Due to El Niño

As homes on cliffs are becoming more vulnerable to erosion following storms, researchers explain that erosion will be common as storms get worse.
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Scent Trumps Attraction When Searching For a Mate

UCSB biologist reveals that choosing the ideal insect mate is a combination of looks and smell.
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Researchers Analyze Vision and Attention after Exercise

It is known that exercise has numerous benefits to both mental and physical health, the question is what kind of exercise is more beneficial: low intensity or high intensity exercise.
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Stop! Hammer Time

With the hopes of discovering how individual neural cells react to impacts, researchers in the mechanical engineering department at UCSB are working on developing the world's smallest hammer.
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Greater Success for Students with Learning Disabilities Linked to Applied S.T.E.M.

Researchers from the Gervitz School of Education find that S.T.E.M. classes may help students with disabilities.
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UCSB Alumna Drinks to UTI Prevention

Her solution is Uqora, a preventative UTI drink mix that you can mix with water when you need it.
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Ocean Model Prompts Absorption Analysis

With the Earth's rising temperatures, carbon dioxide levels have increased which could affect the ocean circulation cycle. Researchers from UCSB dive deep to find out the effects of increased carbon d...
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Proteins May Determine Disease Progression

One of the most fundamental rules in the field of cell biology is structure determines function. It is the idea that the shape of something can ultimately redefine its activity, causing it to operate ...
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