UCLA tops this year’s prestigious ranking by U.S. News & World Report as the best top public school in the country, tying Cal Berkeley, with UC Santa Barbara coming in eighth followed by UCI and UC San Diego in ninth. Overall, California Institute of Technology was the highest-ranking university in Southern California at 10th, with […]
New ventures Juice It Up!, a raw juice bar and smoothie chain based in Irvine, has signed a franchise agreement in Santa Barbara. Franchisee Monica Martinez, the president of HiWi Inc., will open a Juice It Up in Isla Vista near UC Santa Barbara. It is a first Juice It Up for the city. The […]
Fewer trips to the dentist may be in your future, and you have mussels to thank. Inspired by the mechanisms mussels use to adhere to inhospitable surfaces, UC Santa Barbara researchers have developed a new type of dental composite that provides an extra layer of durability to treated teeth. The potential payoff? Longer lasting fillings, crowns, implants and other work.
(University of California - Santa Barbara) UC Santa Barbara mechanical engineer Paolo Luzzatto-Fegiz was frustrated. Once again, the delicate tip of the instrument he was using to measure water density -- a conductivity probe -- had broken, rendering the setup useless and his work in temporary limbo.
Image stacking has opened the door for clever post-focusing capabilities in modern cameras like the Lumix GH5, but a team at UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) has adapted the technique so it can be used to adjust composition after a shot has been taken. Show More Summary
(University of California - Santa Barbara) It may seem a roundabout way to study the Antarctic, but UC Santa Barbara geologist Alexander Simms will travel to the United Kingdom to do just that.
Economic redistribution has been a core political dispute around the world for centuries. And while intuitively fairness seems a natural explanation for why people support redistribution, researchers at UC Santa Barbara find that fairness doesn't really explain who supports redistribution or why.
(University of California - Santa Barbara) And to think it was all right there in her garage.A load of boxes pulled from biologist Dale Straughan's home yielded a veritable treasure trove for UC Santa Barbara researchers studying the impact of climate change on coastal biodiversity in California.
And to think it was all right there in her garage. A load of boxes pulled from biologist Dale Straughan's home yielded a veritable treasure trove for UC Santa Barbara researchers studying the impact of climate change on coastal biodiversity in California.
Researchers at UC Santa Barbara professor Yasamin Mostofi's lab have given the first demonstration of three-dimensional imaging of objects through walls using ordinary wireless signal. The technique, which involves two drones working in tandem, could have a variety of applications, such as emergency search-and-rescue, archaeological discovery and structural monitoring.
(University of California - Santa Barbara) Researchers at UC Santa Barbara professor Yasamin Mostofi's lab have given the first demonstration of 3-D imaging of objects through walls using ordinary wireless signal. The technique, which...Show More Summary
May 23 marked three years since the worst day of my life. On that day in 2014, my only son Christopher Ross Michaels-Martinez was shot and killed in Isla Vista, California. Chris was a student at UC Santa Barbara, just 20 years old. He was our only child and the center of our lives. He […]
Researchers from UC Santa Barbara and Georgia Tech have discovered a fresh class of Android attacks, called Cloak and Dagger, that can operate secretly on a phone, allowing hackers to log keystrokes, install software and otherwise control a device without alerting its owner. Show More Summary
In 2012, scientists at UC Santa Barbara's National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) launched the Ocean Health Index (OHI), a scientific framework to measure and track the health of the world's oceans. Working in partnership...Show More Summary
FULLERTON — If second-place Cal State Fullerton wants to retain any chance of winning the Big West Conference title in baseball, the Titans are going to have to win most of their next six conference games ahead of their season-ending three-game series against first-place Long Beach State, which is 15-3. Thanks to a four-run sixth […]
Victor Rios, a sociology professor at UC Santa Barbara, believes that positive change in the criminal justice system is possible only when authority figures stop placing labels on youth from underprivileged neighborhoods and show more empathy. “We shouldn’t label them as being ‘at risk,’ we should...
Three generations of Boehle volleyball players, including three brothers who played together this season at UC Santa Barbara. And it all began with a meeting at a fraternity party in 1963. That’s when Wayne Boehle, who played basketball at Loyola (now Loyola Marymount) University, which was then an all-men’s Jesuit school, met Tina Lennon at […]
Arizona announced over the weekend that the program had hired former Washington head coach Lorenzo Romar as associate head coach, with Romar replacing Joe Pasternack on staff. Pasternack is now the head coach at UC Santa Barbara. “It’s an exciting day for Arizona Basketball to be able to welcome Lorenzo Romar and his family to […]
"Transgender Studies + Humanities Series -- Symposium on Race and Transgender Studies with Marcia Ochoa (UC-Santa Cruz). Kai M. Green (UC Santa Barbara), C. Riley Snorton (Cornell U.), and moderated by Thomas DeFrantz (Duke, AAAS Department).' -- Duke Franklin Humanities Institute
More than 40 people were arrested and 14 were injured during an annual spring break party in Santa Barbara County, authorities said Sunday. Known as Deltopia, the raucous street party held Saturday is popular among the mostly UC Santa Barbara students who live in the seaside enclave of Isla Vista,...