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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

Pure Speculation: Bitcoin or Bust?

A look at the digital currency by UCSB scholars. Read story.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Size Matters

David Siegel of UCSB's Earth Research Institute looks at the role of the ocean’s food web in the global carbon cycle in a new study. Read story.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Unhealthy Attachments

Researchers at UC Santa Barbara take a deep look at the structure of myelin membranes to uncover insight into demyelinating diseases. Read story.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Pine Island Glacier Rapidly Thinning

The largest single contributor to global sea rise had melted equally quickly during Holocene. Read story.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Climate Hazard Group Predicts

Satellites track rainfall and precipitation patterns associated with long-term trends in climate change. Read story.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Solar Window Panels?

Huge buildings with big windows are just wasted solar real estate, Dr. Alan Heeger says. Read story.

Friday, February 14, 2014
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