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Newsom, Feinstein still favorites in California’s June primary races

3 hours 9 min ago
The Berkeley IGS Poll looks at the latest sentiments around the June primary races for governor and U.S. Senate.

Long-sought structure of telomerase paves way for drugs for aging, cancer

Wed., 2018-04-25 10:00am
The first architectural visualization of human telomerase, a big enzyme complex that tidies up the ends of our chromosomes, represents a breakthrough for drug design

How Ana Mancia is combating intimate partner violence

Tue., 2018-04-24 05:00pm
Mancia, a junior at Berkeley, formed the ASUC Intimate Partner Violence Commission and regularly gives presentations to Bay Area high schools

Chancellor Carol Christ: “The culture has to change”

Tue., 2018-04-24 03:32pm
“Berkeley is a kind of miracle, the University of California system is a kind of miracle,” Chancellor Carol Christ said during a Campus Conversation event on Tuesday. (UC Berkeley video by Roxanne Makasdjian and Stephen

A step toward faster, more accurate breast cancer detection

Tue., 2018-04-24 11:30am
A new technology being developed by UC Berkeley engineers could dramatically improve the speed and accuracy of early breast cancer detection through the use of microfluidics.

Llamapalooza promises more llamas, more fun

Tue., 2018-04-24 11:00am
As finals loom, llamas are heading to the rescue, arriving Friday for petting, selfies and even an obstacle course

Did last ice age affect breast feeding in Native Americans?

Mon., 2018-04-23 12:00pm
Tracing the genetics of a distinctive tooth shape in Native Americans, scientists discover link between mutation and the density of female breast tissue

Cal Day 2018 wows and thrills with Berkeley’s best

Mon., 2018-04-23 11:00am
UC Berkeley strutted its stuff, showing off all that the campus has to offer for students (new, old and incoming), their families and friends, plus faculty, staff and  neighbors

Earth Week 2018: an inclusive celebration of environmentalism

Sun., 2018-04-22 05:00pm
From sustainable foods to divesting from fossil fuels, Earth Week at Berkeley spans the broad reaches of sustainability

Cal Day must-see: Octopus mom with thousands of eggs

Fri., 2018-04-20 02:53pm
A rare catch -- an octopus mom caring for thousands of eggs -- will be on display in the kelp forest exhibit in the courtyard of the Valley Life Sciences Building

New Organizational Moonshots course gets students thinking big and bold

Fri., 2018-04-20 11:39am
At Berkeley Haas, students are taught to get beyond the incremental and to address huge problems, propose radical solutions, and use breakthrough technologies

George Oster, pioneer in applying mathematics to biology, dies at 77

Fri., 2018-04-20 08:15am
From molecular motors to cell shape-changing,

Enlarged spleen key to diving endurance of ‘sea nomads’

Thu., 2018-04-19 09:00am
The Indonesian Bajau people spend much of their day underwater, and have adapted to long periods without air by developing spleens half again as large as those of non-diving groups

Campanile peregrine falcon chicks could hatch on Cal Day

Wed., 2018-04-18 05:00pm
The Campanile’s resident peregrine falcon couple could become the lucky parents of new chicks on the biggest day of the year at UC Berkeley

Nine faculty elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Wed., 2018-04-18 10:00am
Scientists, scholars join more than 4,000 academy members to help solve global challenges.

Imported bullfrogs likely kicked off state epidemic of frog-killing fungus

Wed., 2018-04-18 08:45am
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology helps track down culprit behind fungus that has devastated frog populations throughout California

Dreamer and more: Cal Performances shows off its new season

Tue., 2018-04-17 03:13pm
Themes of citizenship and women are front and center in what Matias Tarnopolsky calls 'the best season we've done.'

Calaveras Dam fossil trove gives researchers greatest local find in decades

Tue., 2018-04-17 10:14am
The quality and size of discovery paints a detailed picture of the Bay Area 20 million years ago