Berkeley in the News Archive

Previous issues of Berkeley in the News are archived below. Past issues include summaries of the stories from that day as well as links to each story and source publication.

Thursday, July 28, 2016
Promising new drug strategy for cancer treatment, A call for increased funding of sustainable agriculture research
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
$6 million grant to advance childhood leukemia research, Changing mating behavior among frogs attributed to sexual competition, Making a case for granny units
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
SMASH camp draws underrepresented students to STEM fields, Cybear summer program teaches cybersecurity, Notes from the Democratic National Convention
Monday, July 25, 2016
Professor Stephens on better fire-management strategies, Professor Davis on the environmental impact of air conditioning, Legislature aims to help hungry and homeless students
Friday, July 22, 2016
Bacteria in our microbiomes evolved with us, Student Claire Chiara profiled as California's youngest Republican delegate, Professor Akerlof's revolutionary idea
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Dark matter evades detection in LUX experiment, Professor Moretti on California manufacturing, Nicolas Leslie's parents speak about the tragedy in Nice, France
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Nicolas Leslie mourned at campus vigil, How Zika enters the womb, Healing tears in the amniotic sac with glue inspired by mussels
Monday, July 18, 2016
Student Nicolas Leslie died in terrorist attack in Nice, mental and physical exercise improve brain function, Slow quakes linked to larger ones
Friday, July 15, 2016
Three students hurt and one missing in Nice attack, Professor Reich on the real reasons for political conventions, Professor Searle's TED Talk on consciousness
Thursday, July 14, 2016
The promise of computer modeling in disaster mitigation, Mixed sustainability outlook for 3-D printing, Sarah Swanbeck on millennial gloom
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Renewable energy programs boost blue-collar jobs in California, Research has long confirmed racial bias in policing, Sketch from the Bancroft Library solves van Gogh mystery
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Black Student Union holds vigil at Sproul Plaza, Learning the truth about van Gogh's ear at the Bancroft Library, Professor Saez's new analysis of wages and the economic divide
Monday, July 11, 2016
Chancellor Dirks calls for new models in public higher education, New supercomputer simulation depicts star formation, Report confirms racial bias in policing
Friday, July 8, 2016
Asa Bradman discusses chemicals in household items, Mudskippers help biologists study first land animals, Alexa Koenig discusses political crimes against humanity, Alison Gopnik reflects on parenting issues, Paul Pierson talks about the US' prosperity, John Yoo discusses Hillary Clinton email scandal, Jennifer Doudna to speak on CRISPR.
Thursday, July 7, 2016
UC Berkeley admits an additional 1,000 freshmen, RoboGlove used to ease and help workers, Cephalopods are colorblind but can also interpret color, Humans and climate change are equally to blame for US wildfires, Shannon Curry and her NASA team are observing Mars' atmosphere, Bike sharers are twice as safe as normal cyclists, Intelligible noises can hack into smart phones and tablets, UC Berkeley's botanical garden open to public.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Steven Boggs leads research team on balloon mission, Headband could read your thoughts, Tarishi Jain vigil held in Sproul Plaza, John Heilborn talks about Galileo Galilei and Juno, Leslea Hlusko co-authors evolution study, Jovan Scott Lewis describes "sufferation", Robert Reich says Donald Trump is a con man.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Senior Tarishi Jain was a victim of a militant attack in Bangladesh, Ricardo Huerta Nino discusses "tiny houses", Student Miranda Hernandez visits Cuba, Steve Tadelis studies online advertising, Jack Citrin reflects on Brexit.
Friday, July 1, 2016
Physics student to swim in summer Olympics, Mars' atmosphere burned away billions of years ago, Motorcyclists who ride between lanes experience same number of accidents as ones who don't, US income gap widened from 2015-16, Tourism in Mexico is increasing and good for its economy, Leanne ten Brinke discusses what makes a politician succeed, Self-compassion is key to overcoming regret.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Oakland's coal ban is positive for environment, CA wildfires raise awareness says Keith Gilless, There are two types of patriotism: inclusive and exclusive, CA approves funding for early earthquake warning system ShakeAlert, Bharati Mukherjee honored as an upstanding immigrant, The secret to romance is expressing gratitude.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Enrico Moretti says the housing marketing has a negative effect on country's GDP, Randy Schekman signs letter to Greenpeace about GMOs, CA wildfires on the rise during drought, Sylvia Allegretto says advises government to continue minimum wage debate, Adults need to get vaccinated, CRISPR can edit human DNA, Kids need to play in order to develop healthy.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
War may have positive impact on people, CA slowly recuperating after recession, CA will spend $2B on homelessness, Thomas E. Mann says White House sit-in for gun control is positive, Tania Lombrozo says to vote for "best illusion of the year", Oliver P. John doesn't recommend you compare yourself to others, Six graduates will showcase their art.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Joe McBride says Sutro Forest is nothing to worry about, Daniel M. Kammen supports Telsa and SolarCity merger, Mark Danner says the war on terror will not end, Nathan Pippenger disapproves of Trump's election, Environmental regulations will cost CA more than expected.
Friday, June 24, 2016
Jennifer Doudna leads CRISPR research into DNA editing, Mike Wong finds vortex in Neptune atmosphere, San Francisco's office rental prices decrease, Robert Reich shares his opinion about Hilary Clinton's campaign trail, UC Berkeley wins top spot as best school in US to offer computer science degree.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Spousal agruments lead to health risks, Organic farming is as good, or better, than conventional farming, New nutrition label on food will display added sugar, UC Berkeley teamed with Google to research artificial intelligence risks, Miranda Dietz says California could have benefited from Obama's proposed immigration programs, Czeslaw Milosz and his contributions to poetry, politics and literature profiled in this opinion piece.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Mosquito saliva spreads Zika and dengue virus, Tania Lombrozo compares past and current technology, LGBT community should attack hate during times of tragedy, Biologist Adam Arkin is skeptical about new E. Coli studies, Law professor Ian Haney Lopez discusses codded language in politics, Dacher Keltner explains the paradox of power.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Simulations of black holes show gaseous jets, Mark Danner audio discussion on US involvement in current war, Climate change and humans wiped off large animals during last ice age, Enrico Moretti says blue-collar jobs are decreasing, Juliana Schroeder recommend conversing with strangers during commute, County health departments experience high return on investment.
Monday, June 20, 2016
Researchers develop "smart threads" for clothing, "Tipping Point For Planet Earth" book written by Anthony Barnosky review, The summer solstice affects people's health and wellness, Trump better at business than at politics, Emmanuel Zaez says the top 1% has recovered from the recession a lot stronger than the bottom 99%.
Friday, June 17, 2016
Koret Foundation grants $50 million to California colleges, Aaron Pomerantz discovers butterflies steal ant's food, Arguments within romantic couples can strengthen relationship, Barry Krisberg says California's prison population is increasing, Khairuldeen Al Makhzoomi reflects on Libya's ISIS conflict.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Paula Fess discusses parenting through America's history to present, Student professor evaluations aren't as accurate as others believe, Parker Fagrelius and her team are testing a ten-robot astronomy system, Our brains could be influenced to make healthier, better decisions, Craig Anderson is studying awe by white-water rafting with war veterans and students.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
AI robot can decide to cause harm, Australian rodent becomes extinct through climate change, Americans need to unite after tragedy, Kristin Persson releases scientific data for students and scientists, Josephine Baker tribute event on June 18.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Legalizing ivory sales causes potential threat, Story-telling can improve artificial intelligence says psychology professor Tania Lombrozo, Steps to encourage positive thinking, Study finds LA school system has been mishandling funds, The evolutionary history of dogs is discussed by philosophy professor Alva Noe, Political science professor Eric Schickler looks at history to discuss Trump's nomination.
Monday, June 13, 2016
Professor emeritus stages ancient Olympic games in Greece, Underground Scholars Initiative hold graduation ceremony for 14 students, Book review of The End Of American Childhood by Paula S. Fass, Center for Labor Research says Wal-Mart hourly wage hike would cost $4.95B, Carol Galante shares her opinion on California's housing and the governor's development plan.
Friday, June 10, 2016
Jim Allison is working on a cancer cure, Dacher Keltner talks about the paradox of power, Adults can learn wisdom from kids, Influx of younger, educated workers into large US cities, Mark Danner's new book, "Spiral: Trapped In The Forever War", is reviewed.
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Climate change could force migration out of tropics, Mark Richards talks about dinosaur extinction, Study finds many California birds carry Lyme disease, Students visit Korea for conference and to further their research, Imke de Pater uses large telescope to see underneath Jupiter's clouds.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Copper burns fat, ChemoFilter reduces chemotherapy drug side-effects, Advice for California's new groundwater agencies, Mary Ann Mason says the US economy is healthy, Robert Reich says Donald Trump is endangering the nation's democracy.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Michael Pollan reflects on his book The Omnivore's Dilemma,Morgan G. Ames says parents shouldn't post pictures of their children on social media, more eco-friendly technology should be integrated into today's cities, Researcher Rasmus Nielsen's study on Neanderthals and humans, Robert Reich recommends Bernie Sanders for president.
Monday, June 3, 2016
UC Berkeley's Cybersecurity Center holds discussion in Washington D.C. event, Bernie Sanders visit campus, Football's bodily injuries are measured, Psychology professor says motherhood is most stressful during child's early teen years, Daniel Kammen, director of UC Berkeley’s Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory discusses nuclear energy, A professor says roulette can be predicted at a higher degree.
Friday, June 3, 2016
Astronomers see underneath Jupiter's atmosphere, The universe is expanding 9% faster than believed, Survey will look at Asian Americans in USA, Walking tips from UC Berkeley's Wellness Center.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Edward Frenkel discusses infinity, Diana Bautista investigates itching and scratching science, Ken Goldberg discusses surgical robot technology, Professor says SFPD should carry body cameras, Robert Reich shares presidential advice with democrats, Researchers develop flexible MRI coil, Law professor discusses Supreme Court ruling.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Jennifer Doudna has created gene editing technology, Dateline NBC discusses the San-Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge with Karen Trapenberg Frick, Cal veterans share what Memorial Day means to them, UC Berkeley's Terner Center created online tool for housing information, Labor economist reveals economic trends on audio discussion.
Friday, May 27, 2016
Steve Weber warns about possible hackers, New UC Berkeley Museum, BAMPFA chief curator Lucinda Barnes set to retire, professor Pamela Samuelson says Google's case could move on to Supreme Court, Chemist Martin Mulvihill speaks about toxic chemils, Immigration isn't as bad as other economists say, Two UCB events this weekend to attend.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Arguing has consequences to your health says Robert Levenson, Biologist Anthony Barnosky warns us of a mass extinction, Interview with Physics professor Karl van Bibber, Matt Walker states sleep is to important to miss.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
DoseNet increases radiation awareness, Research concludes women are better crowdfunding writers, Study shows more millennials live with their parents, Opinion: Robert Reich says Trump might win election, Miriam Zuk says Bay Area housing crises can stabilize with market rate and subsidized housing.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Joel Moskowitz says cell phones should have warning labels, Diego Melgar wins seismological award, Science fire professor says to let fires burn during drought, Survey suggests California teens are not interested in presidential elections.
Monday, May 23, 2016
Computer science professor Stuart Russell advises caution towards artificial intelligence, Psychology professor talks about gossip, Associate professor Rucker C. Johnson says desegregation in public schools has had a powerful and positive impact, Viral videos and positive social media posts brings joy on a wide scale.
Friday, May 20, 2016
Professor Daniel Kammen explores future sustainability ideas for cities, Psychology professor says animals and humans should be treated equally, Economy assistant professor says consumers should be more aware of insurance plans, Associate professor Pieter Abbeel awarded with PECASE award.
Thursday, May 19, 2013
Law student Regent nominee, Physics department teams with NASA for balloon launch, Obama honors science professors at White House, School of journalism receives grant.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Psychologist Dacher Keltner's Power Paradox, Digital purchasing confuses consumers, BPA can cause obesity in children, people's messy homes can reflects their personality and character.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Tom Griffiths, professor of psychology and director of UC Berkeley’s Computational Cognitive Science lab, says computer algorithms may help your decision-making, UC Berkeley among Top 10 public universities according to ranking site, UC Berkeley hoping to install solar panels in San Joaquin Valley, UC Berkeley Research Engineer Steven Shladover discusses the pros and cons of self automated vehicles, Earthquake warning system could be ready for California by 2018.
Monday, May 16, 2016
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg delivers inspirational commencement speech, Gene mutation slated to begin next year, Campus hosts first ever graduation ceremony for theUnderground Scholars Initiative, Epidemiology Professor Craig Steinmaus says water in Central Valley has high levels of arsenic.
Friday, May 13, 2016
Psychology research finds squirrels can display displeasure by the movement of their tails, Environmental Engineer Professor David L. Sedlak pushes forward with testing and treatment, UC Berkeley among one of the institutions responsible for Chile's new astronomy center and its projects, Iraq War veteran tackles depression and suicide with perseverance and reaches his academic goals.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Astronomers find synchronized orbit, Fingerprint-scanning phones, Research observes atom movements, Professor discusses caution towards artificial intelligence.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Report from Labor Center say manufacturing jobs are low wage, Professor Full studies nature to engineer robotics, Sustainability study on transportation and the environment.
Monday, May 9, 2016
Brent Mishler's study claims seaweed to be a part of the plant kingdom, New technology called Ebb allows color changing fabric, Jack Gallant working with new startup, Open Water to support stroke victims, Minimum wage at the Federal level hasn't changed since 1991.
Friday, May 6, 2016
Professor Barton finds breast milk primes gut for microbes, Robotic research inspired by insect behavior, Professor Allen states Bay Area will survive a major earthquake, Election practices similar in Asia and US.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Doudna pushing for CRISPR research boundaries, Research from Pieter Abbeel works to increase robotic intelligence, Haas professor says the greatest companies were first built on a big idea. Zimring studies the success of Police actions.
Monday, May 2, 2016
Stephen Weber explores the future of cybersecurity, EteRNA computer game helps diagnose TB, Don't ignore the college drop out rate, says Professor Kirp, Expressing empathy is good.
Friday, April 29, 2016
Rodney Foliz claims Silicon summer interns to make big bucks, Jared Goff to join LA Rams in NFL pick, Space Science lab to design ICON to study weather, Robert Reich says wealth inequality has a bigger affect on us than income inequality.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
New neurological study on mapping the brain by professor Jack Gallant and Alex Huth, Teacher expectations affect education rates, Cal grad develops Game of Thrones languages, Tania Lombrozo tries to identify humor, Mathew Walker studies sleep and its affect on learning.
Monday, April 25, 2016
Karen Chapple comments on how to make housing more affordable, Michael Reich says there are consequences to CA increase in minimum wage, Income inequality and the wealth gap increases, says Emmanuel Saez, Susan Shaheen takes a look at carpooling services for commuters.
Friday, April 22, 2016
Cal signs $86 million Underarmour contract, Scientist create a 'smart' temperature controlled chair, Birgeneau wins Vannevar Bush Award, Professor Shapira researches how microbes effect our evolution.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Berkeley profile in Best Colleges 2016, Parchment ranking, Professor Hsiang on El Niño's threat to the tropics, Fighting fire with fire
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Study finds latest generations of immigrants assimilating well, People of color most exposed to environmental health hazards, Search for the brightest needs to be expanded
Monday, September 21, 2015
Berkeley publishes landmark transparency report, Professor O'Connell finds Obama's administration the most diverse in history, Invisibility cloak a step closer to reality
Friday, September 18, 2015
Minorities disproportionately exposed to environmental hazards, Homeownership rates steadily decline, A tiny invisibility cloak, Inuit genes accommodate high-fat diet
Thursday, September 17, 2015
UC dominates list of colleges doing the most for low-income students, Berkeley second for number of applications, What's good for Inuits may not be good for you, Promising news for invisibility cloaks
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
UC shines in College Scorecard, Bovine leukemia virus linked to breast cancer risk, Professor Murayama on the Large Hadron Collider
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
The beetle behind the Valley fire, Professor Sugarman on e-cigarette policies, Berkeley 26th in QS World Universities Ranking
Monday, September 14, 2015
Janet Yellen profiled, Professor Auerbach on Jeb Bush's tax plan, Professor Neiman on making government more entrepreneurial
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement, Professor Gutierrez on climate change, Anton Tremsin's Timepix
Monday, September 22, 2014
Celebration of 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement set to begin, Berkeley forest threatened by the King Fire, Science of Happiness MOOC launched
Friday, September 19, 2014
Professor Echaveste nominated U.S. ambassador to Mexico, Water experts win 2014 Obama-Singh Award, Used electric car batteries could help store state's renewable energy
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Berkeley Talks arts series set to begin Oct. 10, Stickleback fish evolution offers insight into DNA changes, Human faces evolved to look unique
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Prefrontal part of the brain linked to honesty, Berkeley ranks 8th for billionaire graduates
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Human faces evolved to be recognizable, Berkeley-Rupp Architecture Prize awarded, UC Ventures fund launched
Monday, September 15, 2014
New insight into Alzheimer's disease, Bird diversity better with mixed agriculture than with monocultures, Saving the pupfish, Professor Brewer's Gram Power project with USAID
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Promising new drug strategy for cancer treatment, A call for increased funding of sustainable agriculture research
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
$6 million grant to advance childhood leukemia research, Changing mating behavior among frogs attributed to sexual competition, Making a case for granny units
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
SMASH camp draws underrepresented students to STEM fields, Cybear summer program teaches cybersecurity, Notes from the Democratic National Convention
Monday, July 25, 2016
Professor Stephens on better fire-management strategies, Professor Davis on the environmental impact of air conditioning, Legislature aims to help hungry and homeless students
Friday, July 22, 2016
Bacteria in our microbiomes evolved with us, Student Claire Chiara profiled as California's youngest Republican delegate, Professor Akerlof's revolutionary idea
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Dark matter evades detection in LUX experiment, Professor Moretti on California manufacturing, Nicolas Leslie's parents speak about the tragedy in Nice, France
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Nicolas Leslie mourned at campus vigil, How Zika enters the womb, Healing tears in the amniotic sac with glue inspired by mussels
Monday, July 18, 2016
Student Nicolas Leslie died in terrorist attack in Nice, mental and physical exercise improve brain function, Slow quakes linked to larger ones
Friday, July 15, 2016
Three students hurt and one missing in Nice attack, Professor Reich on the real reasons for political conventions, Professor Searle's TED Talk on consciousness
Thursday, July 14, 2016
The promise of computer modeling in disaster mitigation, Mixed sustainability outlook for 3-D printing, Sarah Swanbeck on millennial gloom
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Renewable energy programs boost blue-collar jobs in California, Research has long confirmed racial bias in policing, Sketch from the Bancroft Library solves van Gogh mystery
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Black Student Union holds vigil at Sproul Plaza, Learning the truth about van Gogh's ear at the Bancroft Library, Professor Saez's new analysis of wages and the economic divide
Monday, July 11, 2016
Chancellor Dirks calls for new models in public higher education, New supercomputer simulation depicts star formation, Report confirms racial bias in policing
Friday, July 8, 2016
Asa Bradman discusses chemicals in household items, Mudskippers help biologists study first land animals, Alexa Koenig discusses political crimes against humanity, Alison Gopnik reflects on parenting issues, Paul Pierson talks about the US' prosperity, John Yoo discusses Hillary Clinton email scandal, Jennifer Doudna to speak on CRISPR.
Thursday, July 7, 2016
UC Berkeley admits an additional 1,000 freshmen, RoboGlove used to ease and help workers, Cephalopods are colorblind but can also interpret color, Humans and climate change are equally to blame for US wildfires, Shannon Curry and her NASA team are observing Mars' atmosphere, Bike sharers are twice as safe as normal cyclists, Intelligible noises can hack into smart phones and tablets, UC Berkeley's botanical garden open to public.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Steven Boggs leads research team on balloon mission, Headband could read your thoughts, Tarishi Jain vigil held in Sproul Plaza, John Heilborn talks about Galileo Galilei and Juno, Leslea Hlusko co-authors evolution study, Jovan Scott Lewis describes "sufferation", Robert Reich says Donald Trump is a con man.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Senior Tarishi Jain was a victim of a militant attack in Bangladesh, Ricardo Huerta Nino discusses "tiny houses", Student Miranda Hernandez visits Cuba, Steve Tadelis studies online advertising, Jack Citrin reflects on Brexit.
Friday, July 1, 2016
Physics student to swim in summer Olympics, Mars' atmosphere burned away billions of years ago, Motorcyclists who ride between lanes experience same number of accidents as ones who don't, US income gap widened from 2015-16, Tourism in Mexico is increasing and good for its economy, Leanne ten Brinke discusses what makes a politician succeed, Self-compassion is key to overcoming regret.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Oakland's coal ban is positive for environment, CA wildfires raise awareness says Keith Gilless, There are two types of patriotism: inclusive and exclusive, CA approves funding for early earthquake warning system ShakeAlert, Bharati Mukherjee honored as an upstanding immigrant, The secret to romance is expressing gratitude.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Enrico Moretti says the housing marketing has a negative effect on country's GDP, Randy Schekman signs letter to Greenpeace about GMOs, CA wildfires on the rise during drought, Sylvia Allegretto says advises government to continue minimum wage debate, Adults need to get vaccinated, CRISPR can edit human DNA, Kids need to play in order to develop healthy.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
War may have positive impact on people, CA slowly recuperating after recession, CA will spend $2B on homelessness, Thomas E. Mann says White House sit-in for gun control is positive, Tania Lombrozo says to vote for "best illusion of the year", Oliver P. John doesn't recommend you compare yourself to others, Six graduates will showcase their art.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Joe McBride says Sutro Forest is nothing to worry about, Daniel M. Kammen supports Telsa and SolarCity merger, Mark Danner says the war on terror will not end, Nathan Pippenger disapproves of Trump's election, Environmental regulations will cost CA more than expected.
Friday, June 24, 2016
Jennifer Doudna leads CRISPR research into DNA editing, Mike Wong finds vortex in Neptune atmosphere, San Francisco's office rental prices decrease, Robert Reich shares his opinion about Hilary Clinton's campaign trail, UC Berkeley wins top spot as best school in US to offer computer science degree.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Spousal agruments lead to health risks, Organic farming is as good, or better, than conventional farming, New nutrition label on food will display added sugar, UC Berkeley teamed with Google to research artificial intelligence risks, Miranda Dietz says California could have benefited from Obama's proposed immigration programs, Czeslaw Milosz and his contributions to poetry, politics and literature profiled in this opinion piece.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Mosquito saliva spreads Zika and dengue virus, Tania Lombrozo compares past and current technology, LGBT community should attack hate during times of tragedy, Biologist Adam Arkin is skeptical about new E. Coli studies, Law professor Ian Haney Lopez discusses codded language in politics, Dacher Keltner explains the paradox of power.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Simulations of black holes show gaseous jets, Mark Danner audio discussion on US involvement in current war, Climate change and humans wiped off large animals during last ice age, Enrico Moretti says blue-collar jobs are decreasing, Juliana Schroeder recommend conversing with strangers during commute, County health departments experience high return on investment.
Monday, June 20, 2016
Researchers develop "smart threads" for clothing, "Tipping Point For Planet Earth" book written by Anthony Barnosky review, The summer solstice affects people's health and wellness, Trump better at business than at politics, Emmanuel Zaez says the top 1% has recovered from the recession a lot stronger than the bottom 99%.
Friday, June 17, 2016
Koret Foundation grants $50 million to California colleges, Aaron Pomerantz discovers butterflies steal ant's food, Arguments within romantic couples can strengthen relationship, Barry Krisberg says California's prison population is increasing, Khairuldeen Al Makhzoomi reflects on Libya's ISIS conflict.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Paula Fess discusses parenting through America's history to present, Student professor evaluations aren't as accurate as others believe, Parker Fagrelius and her team are testing a ten-robot astronomy system, Our brains could be influenced to make healthier, better decisions, Craig Anderson is studying awe by white-water rafting with war veterans and students.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
AI robot can decide to cause harm, Australian rodent becomes extinct through climate change, Americans need to unite after tragedy, Kristin Persson releases scientific data for students and scientists, Josephine Baker tribute event on June 18.
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Legalizing ivory sales causes potential threat, Story-telling can improve artificial intelligence says psychology professor Tania Lombrozo, Steps to encourage positive thinking, Study finds LA school system has been mishandling funds, The evolutionary history of dogs is discussed by philosophy professor Alva Noe, Political science professor Eric Schickler looks at history to discuss Trump's nomination.
Monday, June 13, 2016
Professor emeritus stages ancient Olympic games in Greece, Underground Scholars Initiative hold graduation ceremony for 14 students, Book review of The End Of American Childhood by Paula S. Fass, Center for Labor Research says Wal-Mart hourly wage hike would cost $4.95B, Carol Galante shares her opinion on California's housing and the governor's development plan.
Friday, June 10, 2016
Jim Allison is working on a cancer cure, Dacher Keltner talks about the paradox of power, Adults can learn wisdom from kids, Influx of younger, educated workers into large US cities, Mark Danner's new book, "Spiral: Trapped In The Forever War", is reviewed.
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Climate change could force migration out of tropics, Mark Richards talks about dinosaur extinction, Study finds many California birds carry Lyme disease, Students visit Korea for conference and to further their research, Imke de Pater uses large telescope to see underneath Jupiter's clouds.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Copper burns fat, ChemoFilter reduces chemotherapy drug side-effects, Advice for California's new groundwater agencies, Mary Ann Mason says the US economy is healthy, Robert Reich says Donald Trump is endangering the nation's democracy.
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Michael Pollan reflects on his book The Omnivore's Dilemma,Morgan G. Ames says parents shouldn't post pictures of their children on social media, more eco-friendly technology should be integrated into today's cities, Researcher Rasmus Nielsen's study on Neanderthals and humans, Robert Reich recommends Bernie Sanders for president.
Monday, June 3, 2016
UC Berkeley's Cybersecurity Center holds discussion in Washington D.C. event, Bernie Sanders visit campus, Football's bodily injuries are measured, Psychology professor says motherhood is most stressful during child's early teen years, Daniel Kammen, director of UC Berkeley’s Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory discusses nuclear energy, A professor says roulette can be predicted at a higher degree.
Friday, June 3, 2016
Astronomers see underneath Jupiter's atmosphere, The universe is expanding 9% faster than believed, Survey will look at Asian Americans in USA, Walking tips from UC Berkeley's Wellness Center.
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Edward Frenkel discusses infinity, Diana Bautista investigates itching and scratching science, Ken Goldberg discusses surgical robot technology, Professor says SFPD should carry body cameras, Robert Reich shares presidential advice with democrats, Researchers develop flexible MRI coil, Law professor discusses Supreme Court ruling.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Jennifer Doudna has created gene editing technology, Dateline NBC discusses the San-Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge with Karen Trapenberg Frick, Cal veterans share what Memorial Day means to them, UC Berkeley's Terner Center created online tool for housing information, Labor economist reveals economic trends on audio discussion.
Friday, May 27, 2016
Steve Weber warns about possible hackers, New UC Berkeley Museum, BAMPFA chief curator Lucinda Barnes set to retire, professor Pamela Samuelson says Google's case could move on to Supreme Court, Chemist Martin Mulvihill speaks about toxic chemils, Immigration isn't as bad as other economists say, Two UCB events this weekend to attend.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Arguing has consequences to your health says Robert Levenson, Biologist Anthony Barnosky warns us of a mass extinction, Interview with Physics professor Karl van Bibber, Matt Walker states sleep is to important to miss.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
DoseNet increases radiation awareness, Research concludes women are better crowdfunding writers, Study shows more millennials live with their parents, Opinion: Robert Reich says Trump might win election, Miriam Zuk says Bay Area housing crises can stabilize with market rate and subsidized housing.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Joel Moskowitz says cell phones should have warning labels, Diego Melgar wins seismological award, Science fire professor says to let fires burn during drought, Survey suggests California teens are not interested in presidential elections.
Monday, May 23, 2016
Computer science professor Stuart Russell advises caution towards artificial intelligence, Psychology professor talks about gossip, Associate professor Rucker C. Johnson says desegregation in public schools has had a powerful and positive impact, Viral videos and positive social media posts brings joy on a wide scale.
Friday, May 20, 2016
Professor Daniel Kammen explores future sustainability ideas for cities, Psychology professor says animals and humans should be treated equally, Economy assistant professor says consumers should be more aware of insurance plans, Associate professor Pieter Abbeel awarded with PECASE award.
Thursday, May 19, 2013
Law student Regent nominee, Physics department teams with NASA for balloon launch, Obama honors science professors at White House, School of journalism receives grant.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Psychologist Dacher Keltner's Power Paradox, Digital purchasing confuses consumers, BPA can cause obesity in children, people's messy homes can reflects their personality and character.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Tom Griffiths, professor of psychology and director of UC Berkeley’s Computational Cognitive Science lab, says computer algorithms may help your decision-making, UC Berkeley among Top 10 public universities according to ranking site, UC Berkeley hoping to install solar panels in San Joaquin Valley, UC Berkeley Research Engineer Steven Shladover discusses the pros and cons of self automated vehicles, Earthquake warning system could be ready for California by 2018.
Monday, May 16, 2016
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg delivers inspirational commencement speech, Gene mutation slated to begin next year, Campus hosts first ever graduation ceremony for theUnderground Scholars Initiative, Epidemiology Professor Craig Steinmaus says water in Central Valley has high levels of arsenic.
Friday, May 13, 2016
Psychology research finds squirrels can display displeasure by the movement of their tails, Environmental Engineer Professor David L. Sedlak pushes forward with testing and treatment, UC Berkeley among one of the institutions responsible for Chile's new astronomy center and its projects, Iraq War veteran tackles depression and suicide with perseverance and reaches his academic goals.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Astronomers find synchronized orbit, Fingerprint-scanning phones, Research observes atom movements, Professor discusses caution towards artificial intelligence.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Report from Labor Center say manufacturing jobs are low wage, Professor Full studies nature to engineer robotics, Sustainability study on transportation and the environment.
Monday, May 9, 2016
Brent Mishler's study claims seaweed to be a part of the plant kingdom, New technology called Ebb allows color changing fabric, Jack Gallant working with new startup, Open Water to support stroke victims, Minimum wage at the Federal level hasn't changed since 1991.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Doudna pushing for CRISPR research boundaries, Research from Pieter Abbeel works to increase robotic intelligence, Haas professor says the greatest companies were first built on a big idea. Zimring studies the success of Police actions.
Monday, May 2, 2016
Stephen Weber explores the future of cybersecurity, EteRNA computer game helps diagnose TB, Don't ignore the college drop out rate, says Professor Kirp, Expressing empathy is good.
Friday, April 29, 2016
Rodney Foliz claims Silicon summer interns to make big bucks, Jared Goff to join LA Rams in NFL pick, Space Science lab to design ICON to study weather, Robert Reich says wealth inequality has a bigger affect on us than income inequality.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
New neurological study on mapping the brain by professor Jack Gallant and Alex Huth, Teacher expectations affect education rates, Cal grad develops Game of Thrones languages, Tania Lombrozo tries to identify humor, Mathew Walker studies sleep and its affect on learning.
Monday, April 25, 2016
Karen Chapple comments on how to make housing more affordable, Michael Reich says there are consequences to CA increase in minimum wage, Income inequality and the wealth gap increases, says Emmanuel Saez, Susan Shaheen takes a look at carpooling services for commuters.
Friday, April 22, 2016
Cal signs $86 million Underarmour contract, Scientist create a 'smart' temperature controlled chair, Birgeneau wins Vannevar Bush Award, Professor Shapira researches how microbes effect our evolution.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Berkeley profile in Best Colleges 2016, Parchment ranking, Professor Hsiang on El Niño's threat to the tropics, Fighting fire with fire
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Study finds latest generations of immigrants assimilating well, People of color most exposed to environmental health hazards, Search for the brightest needs to be expanded
Monday, September 21, 2015
Berkeley publishes landmark transparency report, Professor O'Connell finds Obama's administration the most diverse in history, Invisibility cloak a step closer to reality
Friday, September 18, 2015
Minorities disproportionately exposed to environmental hazards, Homeownership rates steadily decline, A tiny invisibility cloak, Inuit genes accommodate high-fat diet
Thursday, September 17, 2015
UC dominates list of colleges doing the most for low-income students, Berkeley second for number of applications, What's good for Inuits may not be good for you, Promising news for invisibility cloaks
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
UC shines in College Scorecard, Bovine leukemia virus linked to breast cancer risk, Professor Murayama on the Large Hadron Collider
Tuesday, August 15, 2015
The beetle behind the Valley fire, Professor Sugarman on e-cigarette policies, Berkeley 26th in QS World Universities Ranking
Monday, September 14, 2015
Janet Yellen profiled, Professor Auerbach on Jeb Bush's tax plan, Professor Neiman on making government more entrepreneurial
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement, Professor Gutierrez on climate change, Anton Tremsin's Timepix
Monday, September 22, 2014
Celebration of 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement set to begin, Berkeley forest threatened by the King Fire, Science of Happiness MOOC launched
Friday, September 19, 2014
Professor Echaveste nominated U.S. ambassador to Mexico, Water experts win 2014 Obama-Singh Award, Used electric car batteries could help store state's renewable energy
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Berkeley Talks arts series set to begin Oct. 10, Stickleback fish evolution offers insight into DNA changes, Human faces evolved to look unique
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Prefrontal part of the brain linked to honesty, Berkeley ranks 8th for billionaire graduates
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Human faces evolved to be recognizable, Berkeley-Rupp Architecture Prize awarded, UC Ventures fund launched
Monday, September 15, 2014
New insight into Alzheimer's disease, Bird diversity better with mixed agriculture than with monocultures, Saving the pupfish, Professor Brewer's Gram Power project with USAID
Monday, September 23, 2013
A cross-generational study of pesticides, Professor Fletcher on the good side of frequent cellphone upgrades, Stadium's press box wins national award
Friday, September 20, 2013
Calcium could help acid-rain damaged forests recover, Four new legless lizard species identified, Crowdfunding for financial aid
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Promise for Education campaign launched to crowdfund financial aid, Parasite permanently alters host's brain
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Bacterial protein pump developed to boost biofuel production, Four new legless lizard species identified, A new system for fire management developed at Sagehen Creek Field Station
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Professor Yellen now frontrunner for Fed chair, Former professor, dean and provost Roderic Park dies, A $2.85 million grant for Jewish law institute
Monday, September 16, 2013
Emisssions monitoring to begin next year, Bill for early earthquake warning system awaits governor's signature, Professor Yellen's key rival for Fed chair drops out