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Beginning at UCSB, the Environmental Humanities Initiative is composed of members across the arts and humanities whose main goal is to focus on pressing environmental issues.
Beginning at UCSB, the Environmental Humanities Initiative is composed of members across the arts and humanities whose main goal is to focus on pressing environmental issues.

Environmental Conference Cuts Travel Emissions, Fosters Communication

The virtual conference, titled “Climate Change: Views from the Humanities,” features over 50 speakers contributing pre-recorded talks about diverse topics such as ecopsychology, art and poetry, fo...
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The team injected synthetic peptides into the tail vein of pregnant mice. Upon observation, they noticed that the peptides did not accumulate in any of the organs displayed above.  Courtesy of advances.sciencemag.org

Cancer Research To Improve Pregnancy Medication

A UCSB professor is working with researchers internationally to create a drug that will assist in pregnancy placenta complications; the drug’s similarities to drugs used as cancer medication are sur...
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The team injected synthetic peptides into the tail vein of pregnant mice. Upon observation, they noticed that the peptides did not accumulate in any of the organs displayed above.  Courtesy of advances.sciencemag.org
Airing every Tuesday morning, Yon Visell, pictured above, along with his co-host, Irene Moon (Katja Seltmann), debunk misconceptions about the scientific community. Courtesy of KCSB PRINT
Airing every Tuesday morning, Yon Visell, pictured above, along with his co-host, Irene Moon (Katja Seltmann), debunk misconceptions about the scientific community. Courtesy of KCSB PRINT

Researchers Disclose ‘Unknown Territories’

A Tuesday morning KCSB radio show is steadily chipping away the many mysteries and miscommunications of science and the science community.
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ECE Professor Interprets WiFi Signals into Vision

Associate Professor Yasamin Mostofi has designed a new technology that uses simple WiFi signals to allow unmanned vehicles to essentially “see” through walls.
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UCSB Probes the Hidden World: A Look into Nanoscale Imaging

UCSB professor Ania Jayich has developed a method to observe interactions at the quantum level at temperatures approaching zero Kelvin, or absolute zero.
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CLAS A.C.E. Chemistry Sections Gain Popularity

The A.C.E. course was created after the CLAS staff noticed that most students on academic probation had taken the Chemistry 1A class
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UCSB-Smithsonian Scholars Program Connects Underrepresented Students to S.T.E.M.

UC Santa Barbara has expanded its pilot program for underrepresented students in science fields, funding yearly trips for local students to conduct research in Virginia under the mentorship of scienti...
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Research Explores Marine Biodiversity In Coral Reefs

Kimberly Selkoe, who has been investigating the genetic diversity of coral reefs across 13 Hawaiian Islands, published findings of a UCSB Marine Science Institute study on Wednesday.
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Courtesy of UCSB Experimental Cosmology Group

UCSB Leads Innovation for Interstellar Flight

As private companies such as SpaceX begin launching efforts toward space exploration, UCSB has joined ranks with industry giants, now leading development for interstellar travel.
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UCSB Professor and Nobel Laureate Walter Kohn Passes Away at 93

Walter Kohn, renowned Nobel Laureate and professor of physics, passed away at the age of 93 on Wednesday afternoon, leaving behind a legacy of excellence at UCSB.
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Nexus File Photo

Farmers Market: As Local as it Looks?

Nexus Staff Writer Natalie Overton questioned a few food stands about their locality at Wednesday’s farmers market
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MCDB professor Dr. Mike Wilton talking to a student about developments in the field of biology while taking a bite of a slice of famous Carrillo pizza.
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Faculty Nights Allow Student-Professor Forum

The UCSB Department of Academic Initiatives, a new department within the Division of Student Affairs, is dedicated to connecting students and faculty outside the lecture hall.
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MCDB professor Dr. Mike Wilton talking to a student about developments in the field of biology while taking a bite of a slice of famous Carrillo pizza.
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Courtesy of iee.ucsb.edu

‘Solar Ink’ Turns Windows Into Solar Panels

The company, NEXT, has developed a technology called ‘solar ink,’ a transparent substance that, if successful, will give windows the ability to act as solar panels
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Professor Awarded Grant for NASA Research

Assistant professor of geology Timothy DeVries will study Earth’s ‘biological pump’ and its effects on climate changes
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Photo Courtesy of UCSB IEEE

Photonics Society Wins ‘Chapter of the Year’ Award

UCSB’s student chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Photonics Society won the 2016 “Chapter of the Year” award.
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