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  • A new book by UCSB neuroscientist Kenneth S. Kosik offers strategies for reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s disease

  • UCSB Arts and Lectures director Celesta Billeci receives Western Arts Alliance leadership award

    • Dustin Pearce

    Bren School graduates share their spatial model for identifying compatible areas for solar power development in the San Joaquin Valley

  • Roger Nisbet

    A theoretical ecologist receives an EPA grant to study the biological and ecological consequences of exposures to chemicals

    • Plastic in ocean

    A new study estimates the input of plastic waste from land into the ocean at 8 million metric tons — equal to 1.5 million cars

  • Cobia

    Tens of thousands of cobia that escaped from an aquaculture farm off the coast of Ecuador may be Southern California bound

    • Red-footed booby

    A new study inspired by a working group at NCEAS estimates that almost all seabirds have eaten plastic

  • Outage is scheduled for 6 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 3

  • New graduates can expect to earn $45,000 to $60,000 to start, with a bachelor's degree in a new major that combines engineering with computer science, according to faculty at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

  • Nowhere is an island -- at least not as far as science is concerned. So forget isolation.

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