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UCSB Professor Uses Engineering Tactics for Cancer Research

The National Science Foundation awards mechanical engineering professor Otger Campàs for pioneering new technologies for his study on the process of the mechanics of cellular development.
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Red Herring: L.A. Sushi Restaurants Mislabel Fish

Efforts in making the fishing industry sustainable may not be as effective due to commonly mislabeled fish.
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Application to Find Open Housing Wins UCSB Hackathon

Students from all over California congregate to Corwin Pavilion to come up with a completely new program within 36 hours.
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Astrophysicist Reaches For and Lands in the Stars

American Institute of Physics and American Astronomical Society recognize UCSB physics professor and director of Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, Lars Bildsten, for his outstanding mid-career w...
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Kelp More Resilient Than Originally Thought

As Reed's research on kelp shows the different and surprising conditions kelp can withstand, beachgoers can continue to think something is pulling them into the ocean.
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Technology Management Program Unveils Ph.D. Program

In an effort to further assist the growing need of knowledge in both technological and organizational fields, the Technology Management Program at UCSB will have a Ph.D. program, debuting in Fall 2017...
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A Voice Against Mental Health Stigma: Gary Tsai, M.D.

After experiencing first— hand the stigma and marginalization that surrounds mental health when a family member was diagnosed with schizophrenia, Gary Tsai became an advocate to provide further assi...
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New Technique To Revolutionize In Vivo Research

Assistant professor in the mechanical engineering department at UCSB, Otger Campàs, develops new technique to study cells in living tissue
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Could This be the Brightest Supernova Ever Observed?

Originally thought to be the brightest supernova discovered, UCSB and Las Cumbres researchers now believe that ASASSN-15lh may have been a different galactic event.
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Not Rocket Science, but Pretty Close (Comet, Like and Subscribe)

Aspiring astrophysicist, Qicheng Zhang, is a fourth-year student who is currently conducting research on comet deflection with hopes of impacting modern research efforts
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Inspiring Photonics for the Future

UCSB's Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships (CSEP) makes it a mission to introduce middle school students, especially young women, to the developing field of photonics.
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Physics Phenom: UCSB Physicist Wins 2016 Packard Fellowship

Through a simple analogy, Young describes this concept as attending a party in a long, singular hallway.
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LinkedIn: Creating (Internet) Connections

Presently, fewer than 10 percent of Native Americans on tribal reservations have access to broadband internet.
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A Tiny Future: UCSB Researchers Explore Quantum Processing

Quantum computers aren’t for checking Facebook or logging into GauchoSpace. They rely on a branch of physics: quantum mechanics. For the average person to say this computer is “magic,” might not...
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Cultural Background May Influence Environmental Action

Given the recent emergence of climate change and environmentalism as polarizing issues within America’s increasingly hot political climate, it comes as no surprise that the psychology of both sides ...
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