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a barnacle in a jar
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Sonia Fernandez
Sessile creatures like this barnacle were the key to determining when the oil pipeline was compromised, an event that eventually led to the oil spill

How Marine Science Institute researchers helped solve the 2021 Huntington Beach oil spill

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open bottle pouring out a small pool of detergent
With this method, your empty detergent bottle can be turned into more detergent
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The cover of “Mighty Bad Land” with Mount Luyendyk in the background.
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Bruce Luyendyk
Peak 1070 — near one of the team’s field camps — was renamed Mount Luyendyk in honor of the author’s contribution to our knowledge of Antarctica.
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a group of researchers in Bolivia
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Michael Gurven
The Tsimane Health and Life History Project mobile field team, consisting of UCSB anthropologist Michael Gurven, center bottom, and including UCSB undergraduate researcher Tianyu Cao (far right), is composed of several Tsimane anthropologists, a Tsimane health promoter, as well as a Bolivian physician and biochemist.
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A scalloped hammerhead prowls a reef in the Galapagos Marine Reserve, Ecuador.
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Lopazanski et al.
The Galapagos Marine Reserve is one of many marine protected areas around the globe that safeguards biodiversity, cultural heritage and marine resources.
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Auger-Meitner Effect on electron energy loss
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Fangzhou Zhao
The trap-assisted Auger-Meitner effect allows for energy to be transferred to another electron.
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researchers working with Senegalese partners
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UCSB geographer David López-Carr, center left, and Stanford University health and environmental scientist Andrea Lund, center right, working with Senegalese partners
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dune plant and dune fence
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Karina Johnston
Beach bur, a native plant that helped to form dunes on a section of Santa Monica Beach in Los Angeles
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concept of attaching radical molecule to aromatic compound
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