Life Sciences

  • eDNA collection
    Researchers use environmental DNA to detect the presence of white sharks in local waters
  • UCSB researchers compare the performance of human subjects versus deep neural networks in visual searches
  • UCSB is named a National Science Foundation Neurotechnology Hub for optical brain imaging
  • Biochemist Alison Butler is lauded for “elucidating the bioinorganic chemistry of the marine environment”
  • A multimillion-dollar NASA project seeks to decipher the impact of ocean biology on the carbon cycle
  • In making decisions about feeding, fruit fly larvae balance risk against benefit, scientists show