Science & Tech

Simply Stated: Starter pack for college student health

Student health consists of eight different dimensions of wellness: physical, social, emotional, intellectual, vocational, environmental, spiritual and financial.
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Simply Stated: What can really be expected from the Ocean Road Housing Project?

With the removal of the Eucalyptus Curtain, there will be noticeably less green space, more traffic and noise pollution along Ocean Road. Despite the expected environmental impacts, these impacts migh...
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Simply Stated: James Webb Telescope Releases First Images

The recently launched James Webb Telescope released 5 images on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, not only deepening scientific understanding of the universe, but promising discovery in the future.
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Pelicans in Peril: Recent Brown Pelican Die-off in Santa Barbara Seemingly Related to Starvation

Experts provide insight and updates regarding the recent pelican crisis in Southern California.
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A Conversation with Santa Barbara Public Health Director Dr. Van Do-Reynoso

Dr. Van Do-Reynoso recounts the personal and educational path that led her to become a leader in California's public health system.
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Research in Review

Looking back on the most notable scientific accomplishments and breakthroughs made by UCSB researchers during the 2021-22 year.
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Campus Point: New and Exciting Research at UCSB

A look at breakthrough biofilters, ghost fishing, and greenhouse gas emission levels in China
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“Post Roe Frontiers”: Goodwin, Oaks Share Dialogue on Reproductive Health Policy and Justice

Following the leaked Supreme Court case draft opinion that might overturn Roe v. Wade, UC Irvine Chancellor’s Professor Michele Goodwin and UC Santa Barbara feminist studies professor Laury Oaks cam...
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Simply Stated: How Does Music Impact the Brain?

Music activates nearly all of the brain’s various networks. Because of this, the act of listening to a song strengthens connections between many different parts of the brain, including areas respons...
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Campus Point: New and Exciting Research at UCSB

A look at the pitfalls of E-scootering, the maritime consequences of population growth, and the social cues children use to process the society they develop in.
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Simply Stated: Where Did My Other Sock Go?

Scientists have created a mathematical model to predict the likelihood of having an unmatched sock in a load of laundry.
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Weld Lab Makes Waves, Detects Quantum Boomerang Effect

The Weld Group at the UC Santa Barbara Department of Physics has recently published their results demonstrating the first observation of the “quantum boomerang” effect.
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Campus Point: New and Exciting Research at UCSB

A look at the rise of zoonoses, addressing water demands, and the blue economy.
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Molecular Diagnostic Test Shown To Predict Early Stages of Sepsis

Research into early detection and treatment of sepsis is an unmet need that the Mahan Lab at UC Santa Barbara has attempted to address in a research study of over 10 years. The Mahan Lab is headed by ...
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Las Cumbres Observatory Searches for Supernovae

The Las Cumbres Observatory (LCO), located in Goleta, California, is one of the many worldwide observatories where robotic telescopes are designed to collect astronomical data. There are many ongoing ...
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