Life Sciences

  • Neuroscientist Karen Szumlinski uncovers an unlikely ‘brake’ mechanism that helps to modulate overdrinking
  • 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
  • Columbines’ vivid colors and iconic spurs make them a welcome sight in gardens and mountain meadows across the northern hemisphere.

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