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From lectures on making America small again to how technology affects communications, Berkeley's fall programming is a virtual feast.
First study to show squirrels using a sophisticated memorizing strategy to sort their bounty
Carbon monoxide is an insidious poison because it loves the iron in our blood; it pushes oxygen out of iron-based hemoglobin, leading to painful asphyxiation. This affinity for iron comes in handy in a newly
A study from the Goldman School offers recommendations to improve public health and save lives in low-income and minority neighborhoods located near pollution sources.
The professor of energy and public policy recently talked with Vox.com about his resignation, his not-so-hidden message — and, especially, the state of renewable energy in the United States
Study challenges assumption that most human emotions fall within the categories of happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, fear and disgust.
Breakthrough Listen detects 3 billion-year-old repeating fast radio bursts
After 21 years of federal advising and service, Kammen sends letter decrying President Trump's energy policies and his statements surrounding the recent violence in Charlottesville
New research shows that higher educational attainment is linked to better cognitive performance across all ages.
Chemists Peidong Yang and Kelsey Sakimoto have turned bacteria into efficient solar collectors to convert carbon dioxide into acetic acid, which serves as food for other bacteria producing useful fuels and chemicals.
Volunteers across the nation uploaded close-up images of the sun's corona, providing a lasting archive for solar scientists
As you prepare to enjoy the Great American Eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, take some safety tips from astronomer Alex Filippenko, who has seen 15 total solar eclipses
Students in a summer academy used newly acquired design and fabrication skills to meet special campus community needs
Berkeley ranks first in the world in natural sciences, chemistry and electrical and electronic engineering
New study finds that elemental sulfur is linked to reduced lung function, more asthma-related symptoms and higher asthma medication use in children living about a half-mile or less from farms that use the pesticide
The app, downloadable free from Google Play or the App Store, automatically snaps photos of the eclipse and helps users upload them for use by scientists
Berkeley grad student spies unusually bright storm system while viewing the sky at a time other astronomers avoid: twilight
Most of the world's suicides happen in developing countries, and until now, there's been little hard evidence to help understand why.
The study is the first to examine racial, ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in noise pollution nationally.
Berkeley scientists to develop safer and better CRISPR tools and apply them to medicine and mosquito gene drives