biology

  • Mountain yellow-legged frog

    A team that includes UCSB biologists partners to rescue endangered frogs and put them on road to recovery

  • The new BioMentors program is designed to address the challenge of increasing the success and retention of STEM majors

  • Image of cells squeezing oil droplet

    A new technique for quantifying the forces cells exert in living tissue can lead to advances in biology and medicine

  • Research Mentorship Program
    Research Mentorship Program

    High school students from near and far came to the Research Mentorship Program to learn how to conduct graduate-level research

  • Irene Chen, who came to UC Santa Barbara at the beginning of the year, recently received a five-year grant to from a new Simons Foundation program whose goal is to advance understanding of the processes that led to the emergence of life.

  • Cuttlefish can go from bright red, which means stay away, to zebra-striped, an invitation for mating. A team of Researchers has discovered the mechanism that allows cuttlefish and their fellow cephalopods to activate built-in cellular...

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