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Hearing: A Biophysical and Neurological Enigma

Researchers at the Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics use an interdisciplinary approach to explore the complex auditory system
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UCSB Researchers Discover Novel Functions in Drosophila Rhodopsin

Researchers identify Rh7 as a potential equivalent of mammalian, intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells. ipRGCs. This research can further our understanding of regulation of circadian rhy...
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An Alternate Route After Graduation

Graduating seniors find that more time between grad school and industry benefit career choices.
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Graduating Master’s Students Share UCSB Perspective

Two graduating master's students share their grad school experience and what they gained from UCSB
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Mathematics and the Science of Learning

Mathematical psychologist Gregory Ashby is recognized for his research in neuroscience
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Landscape Factors Affecting Insecticide Use

Context and crop type determine the impact of certain landscape characteristics on insecticide use
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Blue Lights Unite Isla Vista Community

Blunite, a student led organization, makes sure to honor the victims of the tragedy with a memorial event held to help heal the community and move it forward in a positive direction.
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The Science Behind Grief and Tragedy

A psychological study done by Columbia University after the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting may shed light on the transition UCSB faces as the last class of primary sources graduates.
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Psychology Professor Honored for Lifetime of Contributions

The research of applied psychologist Richard Mayer lies at the intersection of cognition, instruction and technology.
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Conservation Efforts To Improve Public Health

Ecologists collaborate on the relationships of conservation, biodiversity and infectious diseases in communities.
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Physicist Measures Small-Scale Fluctuations in Cosmic Web

Joseph Hennawi, an associate professor in the physics department at UCSB, has identified a pair or quasars in close proximity to one another. This allowed him and his team to the cosmic web on a much ...
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Opinion Maps Detail Americans’ Climate Beliefs

From 2008 to 2016, the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication ran major opinion polls on U.S. climate beliefs, surveying over 18,000 American adults bi-annually. Through the survey they found th...
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Parrotfish More Concerned With Food Than Predators

While the Daisy Parrotfish are not at the top of the marine food chain, their priorities do not lie in avoiding potential predators but rather finding their next meal.
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Engineering a Solution for Diabetes

Sumita Pennathur, an associate professor in the mechanical engineering department has been awarded $1.625 million to continue her research in diabetic monitoring.
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Research Shows U.S. and UK Share Similar Fracking Concerns

While the United States and the United Kingdom are separated by an ocean, researchers at UCSB find that these two countries share concerns about hydraulic fracking.
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