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love hormone hunt
2015-03-24 10:16:29

It’s the hormone that gives you a big lift and if you want a hefty dose, go hunting. Oxytocin is known as “the love hormone” and its levels in the body explode when your dearest is nearest. Even calling up your lover on the phone is enough to send oxytocin production soaring and, as far as oxytocin goes, absence really can make the heart grow fonder.

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2015-03-22 13:17:14

Researchers use the latest in nanotechnology and transdermal drug delivery to take on an old problem: Acne.

2014-10-10 23:07:45

Seoul Semiconductor has collaborated for longer than 10 years with Solid State Lighting & Energy Electronics Center (SSLEEC) at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), headed by

Rating The Earth’s Oceans
2014-10-02 03:59:24

UCSB’s National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis helped produce the first Ocean Health Index that includes all the Earth’s oceans

2014-09-08 23:03:01

Event GUARD Services (EGS), the Event Security and Crowd Management Specialists, solidifies its importance in the California and Colorado markets with the extension of three contracts, and an

angry face
2014-08-31 07:29:39

Regardless of age, race, gender or nationality, all people make the same facial expression when they’re angry, experts from the University of California, Santa Barbara and Australia’s Griffith University report in the latest online edition of Evolution and Human Behavior.

2014-06-20 23:05:52

Scott Hammond, MD, Executive Director of University of California, Santa Barbara's Translational Medicine Research Lab (TMRL), has developed “The New Medicine” article series.

2014-06-20 20:20:36

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tropicana Student Living and UCSB Athletics announced a $1 million commitment to the school's Intercollegiate Athletics program Friday.

2014-06-09 14:18:52

Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have designed a nanoparticle that has a couple of unique — and important — properties.

The Added Value of Local Food Hubs
2014-05-21 03:31:02

A case study of UCSB’s residential dining services shows that serving local and sustainable produce benefits the community at large


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.