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Microbial Assassins: Changing the Face of Modern Antibiotics

"We can equip helpful bacteria with a toxin-delivering system to target and destroy harmful ones. Such specificity could give us more control over our microbiome and our health," Song said.
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Underneath the Surface: Shrinking Groundwater in the United States

The team calculated the degree of separation between fresh groundwater and brackish groundwater in over 25 sedimentary basins throughout the United States.
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UCSB Researchers Help Develop New Technique to Detect Changes in Bone Structure

The micro-Texture technique can still produce high-resolution data that can help in diagnosing and monitoring diseases without the need to acquire an entire 2-D magnetic resonance image.
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UCSB Researchers Study Diet of Population With ‘World’s Healthiest Arteries’

As the Tsimané and Mosetén populations experience an ongoing nutrition transition, the study illustrates the link between diet and an increase in noncommunicable chronic diseases.
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Improving Shark Sanctuaries

UCSB researchers set out to understand shark movement in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), an island nation in the central Pacific Ocean consisting of hundreds of small atolls and islands. I...
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UCSB Researcher Studies Optimization of Wind Farm Performance

While the performance limits for a single wind turbine have been established, the same couldn’t be said of the power output from a large wind farm.
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Exploring How Team Dynamics Affect Team Performance

"We found that the role of dynamics of team collaboration predicts the team performance more [accurately] than team compositional features alone," said Kim.
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English in the Field: Conducting Interdisciplinary Research

Six undergraduates presented interdisciplinary work as part of a collaborative project between CCBER and the English Department.
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UCSB Researcher ReFINes Method to Detect Sharks

“We wanted to see if we could detect white sharks from a water sample using eDNA,” Lafferty said.
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UCSB Researchers Develop Smartphone App to Efficiently Diagnose Urinary Tract Infections

A team of UCSB researchers and colleagues developed a new smartphone app that identifies bacteria and diagnoses urinary tract infections in just one hour.
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UCSB Researcher Studies Possibility of Greater Wildfire Frequency in Future

Based on the climate models, climate warming may enhance the impacts of ENSO, including proportionally stronger changes to the risk of wildfire in fire-prone places.
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UCSB Researchers Create a New Genome Editing Method

This unique method of genome editing gives scientists complete control over when and where genetic material is delivered to cells, allowing for detailed study of genetic changes at different points in...
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UCSB Researcher Works toward Island Restoration

Understanding how to effectively restore an ecosystem after it has been altered by an invasive species is one component of UCSB research Hillary Young’s work.
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Citizen Scientists Help Track Endangered Fish in Unique Project

The project relies on citizen scientists who upload pictures of the giant spotted sea bass in the wild and a powerful algorithm that accurately identifies individuals.
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Fishy Business: Wealthy Nations Overrepresent in Industrial Fishing

The dominance of wealthier countries in global industrial fishing can be highly detrimental for low-income countries that predominantly rely on seafood for nutritional sustenance.
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