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My Love Affair with the Brain: The Life and Science of Dr. Marian Diamond

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:04

Co-directors Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg will introduce the 4/22 screening, and introduce and lead a discussion following the 4/28 screening.

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Yosemite documentary features Berkeley sequoia researchers

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 13:25

BS Nature documentary that first aired March 29 and is now available for streaming explores the impact of climate change on Yosemite National Park, and features two UC Berkeley biologists who climb to the tops of giant sequoias to understand what the future holds for these ancient trees.

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How Butterfly Wings are Built

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 07:54

Professor Nipam Patel and his lab are using innovative techniques to study how butterflies develop their extraordinary colors and patterns. Watch this new video, created by the California Academy of Sciences, posted on its bioGraphic website:

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Ackerly Elected to Ecological Society of America

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 13:28
Ackerly In Grass

Professor David Ackerly has been elected a Fellow of the Ecological Society of America. The ESA cited his contributions "for pioneering the integration of phylogenetic methods into ecology to generate new understanding of the evolutionary processes that contribute to the ecological function and community assembly of plants." Ackerly joins Professor Mary Power, who was elected as a Fellow and also served as President of ESA in 2009-2010.
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