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UCSB Researchers Investigate Factors Affecting Gasoline Price Variability in Santa Barbara County

"If a gas station is closer to a school district or a shopping mall,it's going to have higher gasoline prices to take advantage of the fact that people are usually going to fill up their tanks on...
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UCSB Researchers Find Novel Genetic Mutation for Alzheimer's Disease

A second Colombian family with a novel mutation on the same gene for inherited Alzheimer's disease had been discovered.
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The Future of Protein?

Switching to plant-based and cell-based foods would significantly reduce land and water use and emissions compared to their conventional animal counterparts.
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UC Kicks Off Cool Campus Challenge for Month of April

From April 1–26,all 10 UC campuses will be going head-to-head for all students,faculty and staff to "reduce UC's carbon footprint and create a culture of sustainability across the campuses,"...
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Two UCSB Faculty Named 2019 Sloan Research Fellows

UCSB's Sloan Research Fellowship recipients are Thomas Sprague for neuroscience and Xin Zhou for mathematics.
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First North American Occurrence of Rare Sunfish Discovered in Santa Barbara

The rare hoodwinker sunfish's appearance in Santa Barbara marks the first ever sighting of this rare species in North America,and only the second time in the Northern Hemisphere in 130 years.
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Food Partitioning Allows for Fish's Pacific Coexistence

Territorial damselfish populations can coexist on the same coral reefs by sharing food resources and switching diets to reduce competition.
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Black Professors and Students Share How Their Identity Shapes Their Academic Experiences

Four Black faculty and students at UCSB share their thoughts on how their identity affects their academic experiences.
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‘Train Locally,Deploy Globally' with AI

To help scientists in "applying artificial intelligence (AI) to help understand and protect the planet",Microsoft and National Geographic have partnered up to sponsor AI for Earth Innovation Gran...
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UCSB Researcher Studies Carbon Storage in Soil

"What we found that was really interesting was that the absorption capacity for carbon really depends on climate to a very great extent," Chadwick said.
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Let's Tau-lk 必威体育贴吧about Tau: Exploring the Protein

The Han research group has found a method that can track the healthy to pathological transition of the protein tau,which is implicated in diseases including Alzheimer's.
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Gut Feeling: Studying Interactions in the Microbiome

"The whole is more than the sum of its parts.It's not just the individual microbes but,rather,it's the microbes in their context," Jones said.
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UCSB Researchers Help Develop New Technique to Detect Changes in Bone Structure

The micro-Texture technique can still produce high-resolution data that can help in diagnosing and monitoring diseases without the need to acquire an entire 2-D magnetic resonance image.
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UCSB Researchers Study Diet of Population With ‘World's Healthiest Arteries'

As the Tsimané and Mosetén populations experience an ongoing nutrition transition,the study illustrates the link between diet and an increase in noncommunicable chronic diseases.
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Improving Shark Sanctuaries

UCSB researchers set out to understand shark movement in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI),an island nation in the central Pacific Ocean consisting of hundreds of small atolls and islands.I...
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