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    Five UC Santa Barbara faculty members have been named 2014 fellows of the American Physical Society

    • Illustration of Terasaki spiral ramps

    Architecture imitates life, at least when it comes to those spiral ramps in multistory parking garages.

  • With George W. Bush and Al Gore Jr. already the obvious nominees of their parties for president of the United States, what questions remain to be answered by next month's political conventions?

    • Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog

    New work by Andrea Jani and Cherie Briggs addresses a fundamental gap in disease ecology and microbiome research

  • UCSB's Ann Plane studies the dreams of 17th-century English Settlers and Native Americans

    With journals and contemporary accounts as her guides, Ann Plane delves into the dreams of settlers and Native Americans

  • a video describing the MEDIC device

    A device only slightly longer than a jumbo paperclip could pave the way for critical advances in medicine

  • A look at UCSB's role in UC Global Food Initiative

    Fisheries research, sustainability practices, food security innovations are among UCSB's contributions to systemwide effort to address global food issues

    • James Kennett

    A new study finds a rich assemblage of nanodiamonds, the production of which can be explained only by a cosmic impact

  • Dirk Bouwmeester

    A UCSB professor’s numerous breakthroughs in physics culminate in a prize that comes with 2.5 million euros

  • Denise Montell will explore whether anastasis (from the Greek meaning “rising to life”) plays a role in cancer

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