UC Santa Barbara scientists have found a drug that may be effective in treating common kidney disease. The new drug is still being tested, but it shows promise in the laboratory.
UC Santa Barbara scientists have created synthetic platelets, the blood components that prevent excessive bleeding and heal wounds.
A study published by an international research team at UC Santa Barbara has found that loss of biodiversity impacts the environment as significantly as climate change and pollution.
On the second anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil platform blowout, UC Santa Barbara researchers provided new insight into what happened in the disaster, as well as a guide for how to deal with such events in the future.
A UC Santa Barbara study can identify people with one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide.
A profile of UC Santa Barbara neuroscientist Michael Gazzaniga, known for his studies, and stories, about the brain's split personality.
In the not-too-distant future, scientists may be able to use DNA to grow their own specialized materials, thanks to research by UC Santa Barbara scientists.
UC Santa Barbara fluid dynamics scientists diverted from weightier subjects for a while to publish a paper on 'Walking with coffee: Why does it spill?'
Thirteen UC faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Election to the academy is considered one of the highest honors that can be accorded to a U.S. scientist.
A recent discovery has given UC Santa Barbara researchers a means to potentially prevent food poisoning outbreaks from powerful salmonella bacteria strains.
UC Santa Barbara researchers have identified how a high-fat diet can trigger type 2 diabetes, in experiments on mice and human tissue.
Many wild plant species thought to be stable in the face of climate change are actually responding to global warming, say researchers at UC Santa Barbara.
Plants may be reacting to climate change more than we think, and the uncertainty could leave us ill-prepared for the future effects of global warming, say UC Santa Barbara scientists.
Thanks to the MESSENGER spacecraft, UC Santa Barbara research and a mission that took more than 10 years to complete, scientists now have a good picture of the solar system's innermost planet.
UC's 10 campuses were included in a new study from the National Science Board revealing that spending on the nation's top 101 public research institutions plunged an average of 20 percent between 2002 and 2010.
A UC Santa Barbara research paper breaks new ground by including parasites in a detailed study of ecosystems.