Almost as large as a Smart car, giant sea bass can weigh more than 500 pounds and grow longer than 6 feet. At this size, they are the largest bony fish found along the California coast.
The Colorado River tumbles through varied landscapes, draining watersheds from seven western states. This 1,450-mile-long system is a critical water supply for agriculture, industry and municipalities from Denver to Tijuana.
Researchers model how changes in climate, socioeconomic status will likely affect health outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa
Over the past decade, increasing temperatures across much of Africa and decreasing rainfall across East Africa have come to represent an alarming climate trend. Chief among concerns is the impact such conditions have on human ...
Geologists determine the breadth and depth of erosion from an ancient tsunami in Northern California
When you're investigating complex questions, you've often got to dig deep to find answers. A group of UC Santa Barbara geologists and their colleagues studying tsunamis did exactly that.
Biologists explore the molecular underpinnings of cells that recover from the verge of programmed death
A new collaboration between two UC Santa Barbara labs explores the underlying molecular mechanism of a remarkable process called anastasis, a Greek word meaning "rising to life." Building on earlier work showing that cells ...
Control is a constant challenge for materials scientists, who are always seeking the perfect material—and the perfect way of treating it—to induce exactly the right electronic or optical activity required for a given ...
Alison Butler has never met Canadian chemist and philanthropist Alfred Bader, but they have something important in common.