Life Sciences

  • Ant scientists are busier than ever, as climate change raises new questions about controlling the pesky insects
  • osteoporosis illustration
    Physicists team with local startup bioProtonics to devise a technique to detect micron-level changes in bone composition
  • Two indigenous populations give UCSB anthropologists a glimpse into how diet — and western eating habits — impact health and wellbeing
    Two indigenous populations offer a glimpse into how diet — and western eating habits — impact health and wellbeing
  • Closeup of herbarium sheets at UCSB Cheadle Center for Biodiversity & Ecological Restoration
    NSF-funded statewide project will digitize flowering plant species, facilitate climate change research
  • The frequency of ecological disturbance outweighs its severity over the long term in a giant kelp forest
  • Pollution at Leviathan Mine pond
    UC Santa Barbara-led team proves mine-damaged stream restoration possible

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