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  1. UC Davis Prepares for Backlash Against Breitbart News EditorRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    ... violent confrontation if the event draws neo-Nazi groups to UC Davis. Yiannopoulos is scheduled to speak at UC Santa Barbara, Cal Poly, UC Berkley, UCLA and UC San Diego following his appearance in Sacramento.


  2. L'Oreal sued over hair protection knockoffRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Chemical & Engineering News

    Celebrities Taylor Swift and Jennifer Lawrence went blonde using it, and now L'Oreal is charged with stealing it: the formula for Olaplex's Bond Multiplier, a product that protects hair during bleaching and color treatments. The bad blood emerged late last month in a suit filed in federal court for the Central District of California.


  3. Room for Debate: Will Trump Find the E.P.A. Isn't Just for Tree Huggers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New York Times

    Gary Libecap , distinguished professor at the Bren School of Environmental Management and Policy at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a fellow at the Hoover Institution. Christine Todd Whitman was the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from 2001 to 2003 and governor of New Jersey from 1994 to 2001.


  4. Scientists produce a new roadmap for guiding development & conservation in the AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Science, Industry and Business

    Scientists from WCS , The Nature Conservancy, and several partners in Brazil and Peru have produced a geographic information system "roadmap" to help guide conservation efforts at large scale in the Amazon River basin, a region roughly the size of the United States. Human settlement on Marajo Island, Brazil.


  5. Pioneer Consulting Hires Marine ExpertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Wire

    Pioneer Consulting is pleased to announce Mr. Ryan Wopschall has been hired for this post. Mr. Wopschall brings ten years of undersea cable experience to Pioneer Consulting from his previous employer specializing in offshore geotechnical analysis, marine survey, and geosciences services.


  6. Mixed ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Edhat

    ... year's improved methods. "We've given the oceans their annual checkup and the results are mixed," said UC Santa Barbara ecologist Ben Halpern, OHI chief scientist. "It's as if you went to the doctor and heard that, although you don't have a terminal ...


  7. New global map reveals effects of wet and dry climates on soil pHRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | UPI

    Scientists already knew soil in wet climes is generally acidic, while soil in dry climes is generally alkaline. But in the process of creating a global soil pH map, scientists realized the distinction was surprisingly stark.


  8. Fast test can monitor drug resistance in hookwormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... have sequenced the genome of the hookworm, Ancylostoma ... When Melanie Martin was a graduate student at UC Santa Barbara doing fieldwork in Bolivia, she and her husband decided the time was right to start a family. Martin got pregnant almost ...


  9. Soil pHertilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | EurekAlert!

    ... But what has remained unknown is just how soil pH changes between wet and dry climates. A new analysis by UC Santa Barbara researchers sheds light on that mystery, revealing that the shift occurs abruptly, right at the boundary between wet and dry ...


  10. Petition launched to change Yiannopoulos' speech to group panelRead the original story

    Thursday | New Times SLO

    ... year, some of Yiannopoulos' events were canceled due to steep security costs. He's spoken at UC Irvine and UC Santa Barbara, and he's scheduled to visit UC Berkeley, UC Davis, and UCLA this winter. Petersen's online petition appeared in an article ...


  11. Fuscaldo gets 300th win at SSURead the original story

    Wednesday | The Community Voice

    ... (1991-94). The previous night, however, the Seawolves were on the wrong end of a 75-51 score against Div. I UC Santa Barbara at the Thunderdome in Santa Barbara. Nathan Molony-Benjamin was the lone Seawolf with double-digit points, scoring 10 points ...


  12. Report: Former Buckeye Mitchell headed to Arizona StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MSNBC

    Yet another one of the members of the heralded 2015 Ohio State recruiting class won't be playing at his second choice of school either. Mickey Mitchell will transfer to Arizona State after initially planning on going to UC-Santa Barbara upon his exit from the Buckeyes, according to Scout .


  13. Africa Specific: The Dictator's NephewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | MTV

    ... a very good day for me, and for the people of The Gambia." As of Election Day, Alagie had been a student at UC Santa Barbara for two years, and his time in the United States had changed him. Now that he's graduated, he's setting his sights on ...


  14. AAAS and Los Alamos National Laboratory Announce 2016 FellowsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Newswise

    Washington D.C. Dec. 7, 2016-Scott Crooker, of Los Alamos National Laboratory's Condensed Matter and Magnet Science group, and William Charles Louis III, of the Laboratory's Physics Division, have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science . Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.


  15. UCSB Reads ?Into the Beautiful North'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Edhat

    ... as Urrea uses humor and a clear eye for detail to explore issues of borders, immigration and family. The UC Santa Barbara Library has chosen "Into the Beautiful North" as its 2017 UCSB Reads selection. An annual event now in its 11th year, UCSB ...


  16. Menlo-Atherton grad Klein returns to coach baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 7 | Almanac

    David Klein stayed close to home after graduating from Menlo-Atherton and UC Santa Barbara. Now he's even closer.


  17. Councilwoman Paula Perotte Voted Goleta Mayor; Two New Faces Join City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Noozhawk

    ... Richards spent three years as a Goleta Parks and Recreation commissioner and chair, as well as 19 years at UC Santa Barbara with a background as a policy analyst. "I'm humbled the voters have entrusted me with this responsibility," Richards said. ...


  18. 2016 Women to Watch: Dawn D'OnofrioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Business Insurance

    Dawn D'Onofrio Chief underwriting officer and executive vice president WKFC Underwriting Managers Inc., All Risk Insurance Solutions and Pacific Risk, units of Ryan Specialty Group L.L.C. New York and San Francisco Age: 49 Dawn D'Onofrio thought she was destined for a career in social work. Instead, she discovered a new path in the insurance industry.


  19. UCSB's Lindsey Ruddins Earns All-Region HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Noozhawk

    UC Santa Barbara freshman Lindsey Ruddins was named All-Pacific South Region Honorable Mention, the American Volleyball Coaches Association announced. The news comes just one week after Ruddins was named All-Big West First Team and Big West Freshman of the Year.


  20. Mysterious Ocean Blob Found for First Time in a CenturyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 6 | National Geographic

    Scientists have confirmed the finding of a strange, elusive creature that hasn't been conclusively seen since it was first described in 1900. The mysterious, blob-like animal was collected by a remotely operated vehicle deep in California's Monterey Bay by scientists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.