UCSB Scientist Leads National Research Team in Sustainable Chemistry Investigation

Head investigator Peter C. Ford and a team of researchers from the University of Washington at St. Louis, University of California at Santa Barbara, Davis and San Diego recently started a project to redirect the chemical industry toward sustainability by developing new “feedstocks,” or the materials from which plastic and other products are made. Their […]

Bioengineers Create Accessible Diagnostic Tests

Bioengineers from the University of California, Santa Barbara and the University of Rome, Tor Vergata recently patented a technology for rapid medical diagnostic tests using inspiration from natural processes mirrored in nature and humans. The ultimate goal for the Plaxco Group, headed by Kevin W. Plaxco, senior author and professor at UCSB’s Dept. of Chemistry […]