×
Menu

Science & Tech

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...
read more

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...
read more

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.
read more

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.
read more

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.
read more

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
read more

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...
read more

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.
read more

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.
read more

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.
read more

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
read more

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.
read more

‘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
read more

Professor Awarded Grant for NASA Research

Assistant professor of geology Timothy DeVries will study Earth’s ‘biological pump’ and its effects on climate changes
read more

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.
read more