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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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R.E.M.A.D.E. Crusade: UCSB Improves Energy Efficiency

The R.E.M.A.D.E. institute at UCSB aims to find new ways to reuse metals, polymers and fibers.
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Newly Discovered Microorganisms Possess Self-mutating Gene

Paul Blair and David Valentine of UCSB's Marne Science Institute teamed up with UCs and found microorganisms that can self mutant.
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UCSB Researchers Find New Causes of Extinction

A group of UC Santa Barbara researchers collaborated on a project combining several disciplines, including ecology, economics and conservation biology. Their objective was to examine and analyze many ...
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Research Discoveries Lead to Art of Science Competition

The Art of Science initiative recognizes the creative and experimental nature of science and challenges UCSB researchers to visually communicate the beauty inherent to scientific investigations.
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Drought in East Africa Predicted by Dataset

A dataset compiled with the help of UCSB researchers has been able to predict droughts that have have been affecting East Africa
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