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Machine translation could make English-only science accessible to all

Department of Integrative Biology - 7 hours 44 min ago

“The idea here is that we’re trying to give people the tools and motivation to translate their own scientific research,” Rebecca Tarvin said. “Science doesn’t need to be based on a single language. And there’s lots of additional benefits that come from incorporating multilingual approaches in every phase of science.

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A gépi fordítás mindenki számára hozzáférhetővé teheti a kizárólag angol nyelvű tudományt

UC Berkeley Science News - 8 hours 40 min ago
A számítógépes fordítás javulásával egyre kevesebb akadálya van a tudományos cikkek több nyelvre történő fordításának a globális hozzáférés biztosítása érdekében
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Machine translation could make English-only science accessible to all

UC Berkeley Science News - 8 hours 40 min ago
As computer translation improves, there are fewer barriers to translating scientific articles into multiple languages to provide global access
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Sniffing the delta for greenhouse gases

College of Natural Resources - Mon, 08/15/2022 - 14:42
Dennis Baldocchi August 15, 2022

San Francisco Estuary's summer magazine highlights Professor Dennis Baldocchi's research and the role it plays in the restoration of Dutch Slough in Oakley.

Today’s heat waves feel a lot hotter than heat index implies

UC Berkeley Science News - Mon, 08/15/2022 - 12:03
At the extremes of heat and humidity occurring more frequently with climate change, the heat index underestimates the stress humans experience
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Berkeley Talks: Learning from nature to design better robots

UC Berkeley Science News - Fri, 08/12/2022 - 23:52
Robert Full, a professor of integrative biology at UC Berkeley, discusses how nature and its creatures — cockroaches, crabs, centipedes, geckos — inspire innovative design
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Brightest stars in the night sky can strip planets to their rocky cores

UC Berkeley Science News - Fri, 08/12/2022 - 01:00
Why are Neptune-sized planets rare among exoplanets discovered to date? A 'warm Neptune' recently found around a bright blue star may hold the answer.
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The small algae with a big impact

College of Natural Resources - Thu, 08/11/2022 - 12:34
Sabeeha Merchant working in a lab with an assistant to the right. August 11, 2022

PMB Professor Sabeeha Merchant breaks down the impact of sequencing the Chlamydomonas reinhardtii genome.

Single-cell studies offer new view of how HIV infections persist

Department of Bioengineering - Mon, 08/08/2022 - 13:44
Professor Iain Clark, in partnership with graduate program faculty member Adam Abate, was able to analyze single cells harboring latent HIV using a technique that isolates single, infected cells as tiny amounts of blood move through their microfluidic devices. Their work was featured in Science news.
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Transfusing blood from an old mouse to a younger mouse causes ageing

Department of Bioengineering - Mon, 08/08/2022 - 11:44
New research from the Conboy Lab, highlighted in New Scientist magazine, has demonstrated that transfusing young mice with blood from older rodents quickly triggers ageing in the young, suggesting that cellular ageing isn’t just a case of wear and tear. This is one step closer to potential anti-ageing treatments and builds on years of aging research from Professor Irina Conboy.
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New inhaled COVID-19 therapeutic blocks viral replication in the lungs

College of Natural Resources - Mon, 08/08/2022 - 09:51
A woman uses a piece of scientific equipment in a lab environment. August 08, 2022

New research out of the lab of Metabolic Biology Professor Anders Näär could one day make treating SARS-CoV-2 infections as easy as using a nasal spray for allergies.

New inhaled COVID-19 therapeutic blocks viral replication in the lungs

UC Berkeley Science News - Mon, 08/08/2022 - 08:00
The experimental treatment is effective against all SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern and could be readily modified to target other RNA viruses
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A simple, cheap material for carbon capture, perhaps from tailpipes

UC Berkeley Science News - Thu, 08/04/2022 - 11:28
Melamine, used to make Formica, can be turned into a porous material that captures carbon dioxide — a step toward reducing greenhouse gases
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Huue Closes a $14.6 Million Series A to Disrupt Denim Dyeing

Department of Bioengineering - Tue, 08/02/2022 - 17:02
Synthetic biology startup Huue, founded by BioE PhD alumni Tammy Hsu, has raised $14.6 million in a Series A funding round for what it says is the world’s first clean and scalable indigo dye for denim.
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David Schaffer: Research that takes risks must be supported

Department of Bioengineering - Mon, 08/01/2022 - 23:02
Professor David Schaffer reflects on the reasons why he sees Berkeley as a leader in world-changing research, innovation and entrepreneurship.
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Changing conservation narratives with Jimena Díaz Leiva

College of Natural Resources - Mon, 08/01/2022 - 12:09
South American waterfalls and rainforest landscape August 04, 2022

Díaz Leiva, PhD '21, spoke to Eos magazine about advancing environmental and social justice projects in California and Peru.

Latinxs and the Environment Initiative expands to UC Riverside

College of Natural Resources - Mon, 08/01/2022 - 11:57
Graphic art of Berkeley logo colors, navy and gold with the Latinxs and the Environment logo. Green house and geometric nature graphics are part of logo. August 01, 2022

Co-founded in 2018 by ESPM lecturer Federico Castillo, the expanded program will offer Latinx students a UC-wide community of support.

Why forest managers need to team up with Indigenous fire practitioners

College of Natural Resources - Mon, 08/01/2022 - 11:15
Redwood forest August 01, 2022

In a recent LA Times op-ed, ESPM Professor Scott Stephens calls on forest managers to commit to active stewardship informed by Indigenous knowledge and cultural fire practitioners.

David Schaffer: Research that takes risks must be supported

UC Berkeley Science News - Fri, 07/29/2022 - 14:49
For the past 10 years, UC Berkeley’s Bakar Fellows Program has given researchers a platform to push the limits of STEM innovation and entrepreneurship
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