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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

March 27, 2018

Are We Quantum Computers?

Led by UCSB’s Matthew Fisher, an international collaboration of researchers will investigate the brain’s potential for quantum computation
By Sonia Fernandez

January 17, 2018

Beyond 5G  UCSB is the lead institution for a research center that will explore terahertz-range communications and sensing

By Sonia Fernandez

the newly established ComSenTer, a $27.5 million center for converged terahertz communications and sensing at UC Santa Barbara, led by UCSB professor of electrical and computer engineering professor Mark Rodwell

January 03, 2018

senior author Craig Montell, UCSB’s Duggan Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Neuroscience. “We not only identified the taste neurons but also found three receptor proteins that are important in sensing calcium. In fact, eliminating any one of them allowed us to do an interesting survival experiment.”

The findings appear in the journal Neuron.

November 21, 2017

‘Share, Test and Refine’ 

Researchers receive a $3.4 million grant from the NSF’s Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to improve scientific image processing

By James Badham

“Think of BisQue as Google Docs for scientific images,” said UCSB principal investigator B. S. Manjunath, who directs the campus’s Center for Multimodal Big Data Science and Healthcare.