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Applied Cavitation plans to move into its new home at 44 Castilian Drive sometime in mid-April.
UC Santa Barbara’s Materials Research Laboratory has received up to $15 million from Dow Chemical Co. to establish a new institute to study materials that can further technological discovery. The recent five-year gift comes just weeks after the research lab received $20 million from the National Science Foundation to fund its studies through at least Read More →
Last week, I spoke with Fareed Zakaria, an author and editor-at-large for Time magazine as well as a CNN host. He’s put a lot of thought into the “rise of the rest” — that is, what the post-American world is going to look like.
You can trot out the statistics of your choice to show how America is fast losing its technological edge. We lag other countries in math and science scores. But Zakaria pointed out a number to me that’s much more foreboding — citations in peer-reviewed research.
Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have secured another $6.1 million grant to keep asking the big questions about very small things. UCSB is well known for its nanotechnology research. It splits the California NanoSystems Institute with UCLA, and researchers at its Center for Nanomedicine have already made the cover of Science, one of the most Read More →