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Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences in the news
October 18, 2016
  • An artist's concept of a zwitterionic molecule of the type secreted by mussels to prime surfaces for adhesion

In a development beneficial for both industry and environment, UC Santa Barbara researchers have created a high-quality coating for organic electronics that promises to decrease processing time as well as energy requirements.

October 17, 2016
  • Frog on the handle of pot on burner

The science behind a frog jumping from a pot of boiling water and conversely being boiled slowly over time is the focus of a new study at UCSB. Professor Craig Montell along with graduate students, Wei Shen and Junjie Luo, have published a study examining the response of fruit fly larvae to temperature change. 

September 15, 2016
  • Garibaldi swimming in kelp

$10 Million gift from Marc and Lynne Benioff establishes the Benioff Ocean Initiative to study and solve ocean issues.

August 15, 2016
  •   Sting looks at his brain scans at McGill University’s Montreal Neurological Institute. Photo Credit: OWEN EGAN

Brain scans of the musician Sting give UCSB neurologist Scott Grafton insight into how the rock star forges musical connections in his mind.