Jacob Weverka in Kings Canyon - Photo Credit: Mark Wilber

Jacob Weverka stands by a lake in Kings Canyon National where he and his mentor, Mark Wilber, collected invertebrate samples for laboratory analysis.

Photo Credit:
Mark Wilber

- See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015496/real-world-science#sthash.iuaERvH1....

Jacob Weverka stands by a lake in Kings Canyon National where he and his mentor, Mark Wilber, collected invertebrate samples for laboratory analysis.

Photo Credit:
Mark Wilber

- See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015496/real-world-science#sthash.iuaERvH1....

acob Weverka stands by a lake in Kings Canyon National where he and his mentor, Mark Wilber, collected invertebrate samples for laboratory analysis.

Photo Credit:
Mark Wilbe

- See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015496/real-world-science#sthash.iuaERvH1....

acob Weverka stands by a lake in Kings Canyon National where he and his mentor, Mark Wilber, collected invertebrate samples for laboratory analysis.

Photo Credit:
Mark Wilbe

- See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015496/real-world-science#sthash.iuaERvH1....

 

Artist's rendition of laser-propelled interstellar mission - Adrian Mann
Squid Skin
Inglewood Basin

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Headlines

Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
September 1, 2015
  • Ken Kosik

Researchers in the Kosik Research Group discover a gene variant that provides a delaying mechanism for Alzheimer’s disease.

Researchers discover a gene variant that provides a delaying mechanism for Alzheimer’s disease - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015848/studying-outliers#sthash.dG2rYXgF.dpuf
August 26, 2015
  • Red green blue 8 red targets

In an image taken through a microscope, cells containing a CDI system (green) kill target cells (red). The blue cells lack the protein neessary to import the toxins.

August 20, 2015
  • Mahan, Heithoff, Ersoy

Co-authors: Michael Mahan (left), Douglas Heithoff and Selvi Ersoy.
Photo Credit: Spencer Bruttig

August 17, 2015
  • Keith Clarke

Location, location, location still matters in a world made smaller by the Internet and social media

Location, location, location still matters in a world made smaller by the Internet and social media - See more at: http://www.news.ucsb.edu/2015/015815/tweeting-far-and-wide#sthash.rYuwaB...

Announcements

Divisional announcements and opportunities
  • The composition of basalt is similar to known asteroids.

The composition of basalt is similar to known asteroids.
Photo Credit: Sonia Fernandez
 

  • John Bowers and postdoctoral researcher Tin Komljenovic with a wafer of integrated photonic circuitry to be manufactured by AIM Photo Credit:  Sonia Fernandez

John Bowers and postdoctoral researcher Tin Komljenovic with a wafer of integrated photonic circuitry to be manufactured by AIM
Photo Credit: Sonia Fernandez

Annual “Cool Schools” issue shows new trends in campus sustainability

  • MARC Initiative at UCSB

A grant from the National Institutes of Health launches a program to support UCSB undergraduates interested in careers in biomedical research.

Left to right: Arica Lubin, Ofelia Aguirre; Alexandra Barajas; Jessica Wong; Joseph Sanz; Bianca Dunn; and Craig Montell.
Photo Credit: Sonia Fernandez