Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone


Tricking Soil Bacteria to Grow in Lab: Discovering a Class of Antibiotics to Combat Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Tricking Soil Bacteria to Grow in Lab: Discovering a Class of Antibiotics to Combat Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Finding new antibiotics to combat the growing list of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria is crucial to fighting infections and maintaining food supplies. Now, scientists are introducing the first new class of antibiotics discovered in decades, Teixobactin, which is revolutionary not only for its discovery, but also its method of discovery…

Size Matters: Smaller Fish and Endangered Reefs

Size Matters: Smaller Fish and Endangered Reefs

UC Santa Barbara research biologist Jenn Caselle recently published a study revealing the importance of and threats to the California sheephead fish (Semicossyphus pulcher) in maintaining healthy marine ecosystems. Caselle and Scott Hamilton, a former postdoctoral researcher at UCSB and current faculty member at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories,…

UCSB Alums Found – and Grow – Apeeling Food Technology Company

UCSB Alums Found – and Grow – Apeeling Food Technology Company

Apeel Sciences is a start-up that aims to reduce worldwide food waste and pesticide-use through ultrathin film-like crop sprays that extend the shelf life of produce and camouflage the growing crops from pests. James Rogers, CEO and founder of Apeel Sciences in 2012, first came up with the…

UCSB Researchers Successfully Immortalize Rodent Stem Cells

UCSB Researchers Successfully Immortalize Rodent Stem Cells

Researchers led by UC Santa Barbara Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology professor James Thomson recently found a way…

Santa Barbara’s Doctors Without Walls Turns Tech

Santa Barbara’s Doctors Without Walls Turns Tech

Beyond the beaches and beautiful weather of Santa Barbara lies a prevalent homeless population. Since 2008, however, the…

MCDB Professor Receives Grant to Study Polycystic Kidney Disease

MCDB Professor Receives Grant to Study Polycystic Kidney Disease

UCSB Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Thomas Weimbs, was recently awarded a three-year grant for $600,000…

A Week of Science Round-Ups

A Week of Science Round-Ups

1. Top-secret military space plane returns from orbit. On Oct. 17, an ultra-secret space plane belonging to the…

A Look Into the Physics Behind Shuji Nakamura’s Nobel Prize

Shuji Nakamura, Professor of Materials and Research Director of the Solid State Lighting and Energy Electronics Center (SSLEEC)…

Page 1 of 32123Next ›Last »