Science & Tech

Self-Mutating Microbes Discovered

Tiny archaea found to be able to split their genes and target genetic mutation. Read story.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Ocean-Air Carbon Dioxide Chemistry Experiment

UCSB's Tim Devries decodes the variability of CO2 absorption. Read story.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

No Rain, No Beach

Dry El Niño proved devastating to California beaches. Read story.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Tiger Salamander Recovery Plan Released

Northern Santa Barbara County endangered species needs vernal pools and squirrel burrows to thrive. Read story.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Las Cumbres Observatory Connects Us to the Cosmos

Headquartered in Goleta, the world’s first global telescope network is now opening eyes and blowing minds. Read story.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Three Companies Receive Clean Energy Awards

They're changing the world one photon or scum pond at a time. Read story.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Brown Pelican Results Are In

Crowdsourced population count in May a part of ongoing studies. Read story.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Weakened Corals Can Succumb to Parrotfish

Florida Keys experiment simulated nutrient pollution and climate factors. Read story.

Monday, June 13, 2016

An Acidic Ocean a Foregone Conclusion for Decades

West Coast expected to face severe changes to ecosystems. Read story.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Computer Expert Raises New Concerns for Bitcoin Users

Electronic currency system may not be as safe as it appears. Read story.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Environmental Justice and Human Rights

UCSB Professor David Pellow's research links sustainability and social justice. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., April 23, 2016
Updated 11:42 a.m., April 25, 2016

Finding New Life on Dead Oil Rigs

Producing and decommissioned platforms support a multitude of aquatic life. Read story.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Walking the Environmental Walk

Social psychologists ask if it's possible to be green and still have fun. Read story.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Examining Mutual Benefits in Trophic Latitudes

Scientists learn excess nitrogen or phosphorus can harm ecosystem food exchanges, including carbon. Read story.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Counting Croaks with FrogWatch U.S.A.

‘Citizen scientists’ will be offered the chance to conduct conservation research; the training session is on March 23. Read story.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
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