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Sal Levinson, who grows the plants they sell at the garden, gave a tour about the plants people have used to heal pain, cause pain, bring pleasure, celebrate the sacred and symbolize faith.
New easy-to-make sensors can provide real-time measurements of electrolytes and metabolites in perspiration
Hilary Schiraldi, a business librarian at Berkeley Haas, says a Cal Rec Sports strength-training class at the Hearst Gym helped pave the way for her to become a competitive powerlifter.
A documentary about the Bearded Lady Project premieres Aug. 22 at Lawrence Hall of Science, accompanied by a photo exhibit highlighting Berkeley paleontologists, all of them women
“Does the availability of guns increase the death rate from assault? Of course, it does,” says one Berkeley Law researcher
Aug. 30 symposium kicks off a year of talks, films and performances
Jennifer Tour Chayes has made a name for herself as an expert in the field of network science
The senior mail processor says when he first started working at UC Berkeley in 1985, mail was "very, very important." But by 2000, after the internet had taken over, mail use began to slowly drop off.
In this Science of Happiness podcast episode, Diana Gameros talks with Dacher Keltner about how the awe walk practice helped her "see it all and hear it all" both in California and Mexico, where she recently visited for the first time in 16 years.
The incorrectly reported alumni giving data is most certainly not a measure of the academic quality at UC Berkeley
The Hubble Space Telescope's most recent photos show that some major features, including Red Spot Jr., have changed color
Prominent UC faculty suspend service on editorial boards of Cell Press journals to bring publisher Elsevier back to the bargaining table
Singer's groundbreaking experiments paved the way for modern medical imaging
Local steeplejack checks in at the top of the 307-foot Campanile
Samuel Bowles, a research professor and director of the Behavioral Sciences Program at the Santa Fe Institute in Santa Fe, New Mexico, spoke in February as part of UC Berkeley's 2019 Barbara Weinstock Lectures on the Morals of Trade.
'We must as a campus community unite in support of each other,' Chancellor Carol Christ says in message
Archaeologists and geologists find evidence of very early total warfare among lowland Maya
Having the addictive painkillers in the home can as much as double the chances someone else will use them
The award recognizes staff who have demonstrated exceptional initiative
Forget Twitter. Berkeley staffer follows nature’s chirps, trills and squawks