News & Media

June 29, 2018

A New Wrinkle in Physics

Postdoctoral scholar pushes beyond the boundaries of physics with his Café KITP talk on the brain’s physical structure

By Sonia Fernandez

May 09, 2018

In his new book, “The Consciousness Instinct: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes the Mind” (Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2018), Michael Gazzaniga, a professor of psychology at UC Santa Barbara and director of the campus’s SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind, examines what he refers to as this “problem of consciousness.”

By Chantal Peterson

May 03, 2018

Shrinking the Synthesizer

Engineers team up to reduce the size, cost and power requirements of an optical frequency device

By James Badham

April 12, 2018

Protein Moonlighting:  A class of proteins involved in essential cell functions has an unexpected role, UCSB scientists discover

By Julie Cohen

April 04, 2018

Treating Vision Loss: A UCSB team helped create a retinal implant designed to replace support cells damaged by dry age-related macular degeneration

By Julie Cohen