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49 min ago | University of Massachusetts Amherst
The largest analysis to date of the effect of urbanization on bird and plant species diversity worldwide confirms that while human influences such as land cover are more important drivers of species diversity in cities than geography or climate, many cities retain high numbers of native species and are far from barren environments.
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4 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging
Nothing dies of old age in the ocean. Everything gets eaten and all that remains of anything is waste.
7 hrs ago | Reuters
But as he prepares to become vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve - a Senate committee holds a hearing on his nomination on Thursday - he's made a promise that may disappoint anyone who hoped he might be able to pepper the text with insights gleaned at the Fed.
10 hrs ago | For Whom The Cowbell Tolls
C.T. had a fantastic weekend, but that wasn't enough to keep MSU from going 1-3 in Tuscon.
Cheyenne Woods and Birdie Kim will play in the LPGA's newly sponsored JTBC Founders Cup this month in Phoenix, the tour announced Monday.
In a talk on Thursday, John Woolley, professor of political science at UC Santa Barbara and an expert in presidential politics, will discuss Obama's recent unilateral actions, focusing on their historical precedents and apparent legality.
UCSB graduate students have yet another advocate for their interests. Career Services has hired John Coate as the new assistant director/coordinator of Graduate Student Services , effective last week.
Depending on whom you ask or what you read - and when - bitcoin, the so-called "cryptocurrency," is either days from extinction or destined to give central banking a run for its money.
After a Lompoc man allegedly stabbing a man in Isla Vista Saturday night, a crowd of over a 1,000 people gathered in a near riot.
On Tuesday, March 11th, 6pm at the UCSB Pollock Theater, the Carsey-Wolf Center presents a free screening Frederick Wiseman 's At Berkeley , the 2013 documentary on one of the most most prestigious institutions of public learning in the world.
Chancellor Vernon Cheadle, a renowned and prolific botanist, pledges $1.6 million to Cheadle Center for Biodiversity and Ecological Restoration If there were a chancellor's hall of fame, Vernon Cheadle would hold a prominent place.
The University of California-Santa Barbara began vaccinations for meningitis on Feb. 24. The vaccinations are welcome, but too late for UCSB lacrosse player Aaron Loy, whose feet were amputated after he contracted meningitis in November.
For her bat mitzvah project, Jenna Lizerbram began writing to a young boy stricken with leprosy at the Rising Star Outreach program in India.
"I'm looking forward to a whole new experience of city management in California, with the unique issues that Eureka has as a coastal city and a regional center," Sparks said.
A complicated topic made even more so by competing interests, unintended consequences and uncertainty, unconventional oil and gas production is one of today's most controversial issues.
The Nevada Classic softball schedule was updated after the Seattle softball team experienced travel delays.