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Vulnerabilities Found in Cancer Persister Cells

Matthew Hangauer and a team of UC San Francisco researchers discovered a common weakness in drug-resistant cancer cells, or “persister cells.”
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Maze Runner Redefined

Through fluid mechanics soap can solve a milk maze.
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Zayed Energy Prize Highlights Nakamura’s Research

Shuji Nakamura, a professor of Materials and Electrical & Computer Engineering at UC Santa Barbara, has received the Zayed Future Energy Prize’s Lifetime Achievement award for pioneering the dev...
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Certification May Help Conservation Efforts

Robert Heilmayr and colleagues were able to estimate the effect of sustainable certification, specifically for palm oil, on Indonesian plantations.
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Increase In Temperature Decreases Manufacturing Efficiency

UC Santa Barbara researchers have shown that climate change will dramatically lower output for the Chinese manufacturing sector.
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The Year A Bike Path Was Opened Again

After being closed since the beginning of construction, a bike path has opened up and connected both sides of campus.
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Climate Change Differences Between Political Parties

Donald Trump winning the presidency has created a platform for the U.S. to say that it does not believe in climate change. Although many scientists and reports say that climate change is indeed happen...
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Fracking May Bring Contaminants to Drinking Water

Some Americans are fortunate enough to not have to worry about how safe their water is. However, for those who get their drinking water from private wells rather than a public utility, there could be ...
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The Supernova That Lived for 50 Years

UCSB astronomers discover supernova that has exploded multiple times throughout 50 years.
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Resisting (Marine) Space Invaders

The invasive alga Sargassum horneri has established itself in Southern California marine systems, including those in the Channel Islands along the coast of Santa Barbara.
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Uqora Wins InnovateHER Competition

Uqora is specifically used to prevent UTIs that may be caused by the bacterium E. coli that had been transferred to the urinary tract from the bowel.
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Researchers Explore Decline in Right Whale Population

Demographic projections can be used as a tool to explore the interactions of various drivers of growth and decline.
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Eyes On the Future

With a $4 million donation, UCSB’s Institute for Energy Efficiency will continue to do innovative research
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The Relationship Between Pesticides and Infants

Depending on the amount of pesticides present, the relationship between infants and pesticides changes
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Taking the Bad with the Good

UCSB researchers model how changes in climate and socioeconomic status will likely affect health outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa
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