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Counting Kelp

Hundreds of thousands of Landsat photographs need to be evaluated for location of giant kelp forests — by hand. Read story.

Friday, August 22, 2014

This Is Your Brain on Drugs

Research on who could be more vulnerable to addiction gets $1 million award from Keck Foundation. Read story.

Friday, August 22, 2014

A Close Brush with Disaster

UCSB geology students and faculty doing fieldwork at Iceland's Askja volcano got the surprise of a lifetime. Read story.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Self-Repair in Wet Conditions

Biomedical and environmental breakthrough found for repairing underwater breaks. Read story.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Post-Fire Studies at Coal Oil Point

“Fire is a renewal. It cleans up the dead brush and thatch, and I’m very excited for our grassland,” says Coal Oil Point Reserve's Cristina Sandoval. Read story.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The Mini Baja Learning Curve

A popular intercollegiate design competition runs trials in Peoria for fast, maneuverable, and hardy single-seat off-road cars. Read story.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Future of the 'Free' Internet Up for Debate

Jennifer Holt, of UCSB's film and media studies department, spoke at an invitation-only Federal Communications Commission workshop examining broadband regulation policies Read story.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

More Methane Leaks Than Projected

Natural gas consists predominantly of methane — a greenhouse gas about 30 times more potent than carbon dioxide. Read story.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The State of Rain

A satellite-based rainfall monitoring dataset developed by UCSB’s Climate Hazards Group supports the early detection of drought globally. Read story.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Declines in Large Wildlife Lead to Increases in Disease Risk

Biodiversity loss found to heighten risk of disease transmission from animals to humans. Read story.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Tundra Millions of Years Old Found

Three-million-year-old landscape found beneath Greenland Ice Sheet by international team of scientists, including UCSB researcher Dylan Rood. Read story.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Here Today, Gone to Meta

UCSB Library eyes digital curation service to help preserve research data created across campus Read story.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Finding Supersymmetry Through Time-Reversal Symmetry

A UCSB physicist outlines how this unique phenomenon occurs in a condensed matter system. Read story.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Salamander Diet May Affect Climate Change

Predation on invertebrates by woodland salamanders increases carbon capture. Read story.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Natural History's Domain

Natural history provides essential knowledge for fields as varied as human health, food security, conservation, land management, and recreation. Read story.

Thursday, March 27, 2014
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