Imperiled by the Pandemic, Dorm Life Finds Refuge on Cyberspace With SixFeet

Victor Cheng and Aspyn Palatnick created a social media platform which aims to provide users with a “virtual dorm.” 
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In Photos | Prescribed Burn Conducted on Lagoon Island

At 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3, a prescribed burn was conducted on Lagoon Island to mitigate the growth of exotic species as part of a restoration effort.
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“I really do believe that we owe it to future generations to protect these areas”: UCSB Lecturer Creates Website to Spread Awareness of Public Lands

The compendium provides information about 50 public land destinations within a 300-mile radius of Santa Barbara, specifically using Campbell Hall as the epicenter.
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Who Decides — or Is Able — To Stay Home? Researchers Observe Mobility Drop Among the Wealthy and Increase Among the Poor During Quarantine

The foundational research is among the first of its kind to examine the role of income “as a predictor of social distancing behavior."
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“That Anthro Podcast” Shines a Spotlight on UCSB Anthropology Department

Campbell and her guests have already covered such seemingly disparate subjects as the role of forensics in bioarchaeology and studies of land use in ecological anthropology.
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Researchers Uncover Miniaturized Relative of Dinosaurs and Pterosaurs From Triassic Madagascar

Although a complete skeleton of K. kely has not been recovered, fossil fragments have given researchers a good idea of what the animal was like. 
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Building Wheat to Take the Heat

There is much interest in making wheat resilient to drought and better cope with its varietal stressors, such as heat. 
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Bright Ideas: UCSB Researchers Establish a Laboratory Culture of Bioluminescent Ostracods

Establishing a laboratory culture of V. tsujii allowed the team to make observations regarding the ostracod's development.
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Friends of the Island Fox Bolsters Research and Conservation Initiatives With Much-Needed Funds

Friends of the Island Fox works alongside the patchwork of organizations governing the Channel Islands in their “efforts to preserve and protect the island fox."
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Researchers Reconstruct Oceanic Nitrous Oxide Emissions, Revealing Intriguing Patterns

The researchers used 158,000 measurements in their reconstruction and —among other things— uncovered a seasonal pattern in nitrous oxide emissions.
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Research Into This Elegant Wildflower Brings Climate Center Stage

Peach sought to examine the effects that particular conditions correlated to climate have on the floral reproductive traits of the wildflower.
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Why Are the Police So Afraid of Transparency and Accountability?

Sean Crommelin examines the lack of accountability in our current law enforcement and expresses the importance of expelling officers with histories of misconduct.
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The Remarkable Recovery of the Channel Island Fox

In the late 1990s, the foxes were on a precipice. Now —two decades later— they stand as symbols of an incredible success story in conservation.
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Advancing Green Chemistry With Professor Adeyemi Adeleye

Adeleye spoke on two particular ways that his graduate students have been developing methods and processes to improve pollution remediation with green chemistry. 
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UCSB Researcher Illuminates Serotonin Trajectories, Density in the Brain

New research describes using fractional Brownian motion to create predictive “descriptions and manipulations” of the serotonergic matrix.
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