4 hrs ago
UC Santa Barbara scientists discover cinnamon compounds' potential ability to prevent Alzheimer's
Graduate student researcher Roshni George, left, and Don Graves, University of California, Santa Barbara, adjunct professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, have found that certain compounds... Cinnamon: Can the red-brown spice with the unmistakable fragrance and variety of uses offer an important benefit? The ... (more)
11 hrs ago
Santa Barbara Independent
Media Neuroscience Lab at UCSB
Headed by Prof. RenA© Weber , researchers from the Department of Communication have founded the Media Neuroscience Lab in the Department of Communication at University of California, Santa Barbara.
16 hrs ago
UCSB Revises Dorm Project to Address Neighbor Concerns
UC Santa Barbara gave the Goleta City Council an update Tuesday night on the planned San Joaquin student housing project at Storke and El Colegio roads, which backs up against the Storke Ranch neighborhood.
Wed May 22, 2013
Marin Independent Journal
Dipsea notebook: A two-time winner before her 11th birthday, McGowan fell off the map until now
Megan McGowan won back-to-back Dipseas at the age of 9-10 in the early 90s. Nowadays, she lives in Kansas with husband Aaron Sawyer and daughters Adalynn and Harlow and works at Kansas State University.
Congressman Vargas Shadowed by San Diego Foster Youth in Honor of Foster Care Month
Today, in honor of National Foster Care Month, Congressman Juan Vargas participated in the Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day which is held annually to help youths explore career paths that interest them.
Thawing Tundra May Produce Less CO2
Researchers have uncovered a mechanism in the Alaskan tundra that doesn't seem to follow the climate change script for soil carbon.
Study shows where scene context happens in our brain
Photos of scenes flashed before the subjects. Highlighted spots indicate where the subjects indicated the most likely area to contain the object named in each scene.
Tue May 21, 2013
Richard Serra sculpture opens to public at Meijer Gardens
There is an gardening philosophy that calls for creating "rooms" - unified, themed areas of natural setting, plants and, often, artwork.
Comprehensive analysis of impact spherules supports theory of cosmic impact 12,800 years ago
About 12,800 years ago when the Earth was warming and emerging from the last ice age, a dramatic and anomalous event occurred that abruptly reversed climatic conditions back to near-glacial state.
Mon May 20, 2013
Oceanographer Sylvia Earle kicks off Northeastern's Sustaining Coastal Cities Conference
Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence, called Her Deepness by The New Yorker and The New York Times , Living Legend by the Library of Congress, and first "Hero for the Planet" by Time Magazine , will be speaking at Northeastern University on May 22, 2013.
Santa Barbara Independent
Jessica Drake to Address UCSB Feminist Studies Students
Sexual wellness authority and modern sex educator Jessica Drake will lecture at University of California - Santa Barbara on Monday, May 20, as part of Dr.
Sun May 19, 2013
St. Athanasius Orthodox Church Takes Long View While Building Home of Its Own
The Very Rev. Father Nicholas Speier of St. Athanasius Orthodox Church at the Sumida Garden Lane site of what will soon be the new home of his parish in Goleta.
Another day, another school: A special report on student mobility
Third-grader Madison Moser participates in class at Savoy Elementary School, which had the highest 'churn' rate in Berkshire County -- 32 percent -- for the 2011-12 school year.
Sat May 18, 2013
National Public Radio
Not Your Grandpa's RV: This Roving Lab Tracks Air Pollution
This map shows methane measurements Ira Leifer took as he drove in his RV around the Los Angeles basin.
Urban Music News Network
Humboldt County's New Hip-Hop Is "Supplemental Income"
By Stephanie Micheli April 1, 2013 Humboldt County, CA - Callous MC of Dirty Rat Records releases a new album titled 'Supplemental Income.' It is the rapper's second full-length solo project to date.
Study: Men's Biceps Predict Their Political Ideologies
PROBLEM: The pre-societal, animal model of conflict resolution is simple, brutal, and effective.
Fri May 17, 2013
KCSB-FM Santa Barbara
The Dunwells Interview and Storke Plaza Performance
A few weeks back, British alt-pop quintet The Dunwells preformed at UC Santa Barbara's Storke Plaza.
UCSB assistant professor Michelle O'Malley receives 2013 DOE Early Career Award
Michelle O'Malley, an assistant professor in UC Santa Barbara's Department of Chemical Engineering, has received a 2013 Early Career Award by the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.
Cate School Inducts 13 Seniors Into Cum Laude Society
Cate School inducted 13 members of the Class of 2013 into the Cum Laude Society in an evening ceremony at the school's Katharine Thayer Cate Memorial Chapel on Wednesday.
UCSB Students Launch Independent 'Campus Point' Magazine
A group of enterprising UC Santa Barbara students are attempting to bridge the gap between student life and campus life with the creation of a magazine called Campus Point .