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Detoxify? Drink ginger? What to do after 10 days of bad air

Mon., 2018-11-19 04:18pm
Short answer: Keep calm, take care

Thanksgiving turkeys land in University Village, thanks to UCPD

Mon., 2018-11-19 03:50pm
Forty-five families received turkeys, vegetables and $40 gift certificates in the fifth annual C.U.B.S. Thanksgiving Turkey Drive, put on by UCPD, University Village management and Cal Dining.

To predict the future, the brain has two clocks

Mon., 2018-11-19 12:52pm
In sports, music and other activities, our movement is calculated in two different parts of the brain

As climate and land-use change accelerate, so must efforts to preserve state’s plants

Mon., 2018-11-19 08:50am
New analysis identifies high-priority areas for preservation of the state's unique flora

Persistent poor air quality causes classes to be canceled Monday, Tuesday

Sun., 2018-11-18 03:20pm
With the Air Quality Index still at unhealthy levels, the campus has decided to cancel classes Monday and Tuesday. Classes will resume after Thanksgiving break.

Tracking down a star that disappeared 65 million years ago

Sun., 2018-11-18 09:00am
A team of astronomers at UC Berkeley and elsewhere located a star that exploded in 2017, tying giant blue stars to a unique type of supernova

Veterans honored in solemn ceremonies at Memorial Stadium

Fri., 2018-11-16 02:46pm
Buglers played taps, and Chancellor Carol Christ spoke, along with three other speakers who are in active service or are veterans, one a student and two who are faculty

Big Game postponed, classes canceled because of smoky air

Fri., 2018-11-16 01:22pm
Cal Athletics announced that the Cal-Stanford classic, originally scheduled for tomorrow, will be held Dec. 1

Freeze-frame microscopy captures molecule’s ‘lock-and-load’ on DNA

Fri., 2018-11-16 10:30am
Scientists obtain clearer picture of key machinery that transcribes DNA, thanks to cryo-electron microscopy

Worsening air quality forces cancellation of classes

Thu., 2018-11-15 05:11pm
Chancellor Carol Christ sent a message to the campus late Thursday as the Air Quality Index surpassed 200

Frenemies David French and Erwin Chemerinsky battle over politics and culture without getting nasty

Thu., 2018-11-15 03:07pm
David French represents the right and Erwin Chemerinsky the left, but they showed how to do it without any acrimony

New satellite view of Camp Fire as it burned through Paradise

Thu., 2018-11-15 02:33pm
Google's Earth Engine allows unique images of fire burning through Paradise, and clues to fires origin

Playing high school football changes the teenage brain

Thu., 2018-11-15 10:00am
MRI study reveals that repeated blows to the head cause microscopic changes in young players’ brains

Message from the chancellor on air quality

Wed., 2018-11-14 10:45pm
Chancellor Carol Christ sent this message late Wednesday to the UC Berkeley community: Dear Students, Staff and Faculty, I am writing to provide an update about air quality on the Berkeley campus in response to

At Berkeley, ‘everyone should play a role in fundraising’

Wed., 2018-11-14 04:05pm
'Our job here is to inspire alumni, friends and parents to give back to us,' chief fundraiser says

Was it a ‘Blue Wave’ or not? Experts to break down Election Day

Wed., 2018-11-14 03:55pm
And what's it all mean for 2020?

Meet our new faculty: Jón Steinsson, economics

Wed., 2018-11-14 03:38pm
His main area of research is empirical macroeconomics with a focus on characterizing the effects that monetary and fiscal policy has on the economy

Meet our new faculty: Emi Nakamura, economics

Wed., 2018-11-14 03:33pm
Her research focuses on monetary and fiscal policy, business cycles and macroeconomic measurement

Undergrad’s hometown in ashes: ‘It truly was a paradise’

Tue., 2018-11-13 04:00pm
Elisabeth Earley's family home, barn and orchard were destroyed when the Camp Fire roared through Butte County — her family escaped

Preserving Native American culture, from Standing Rock to Berkeley

Tue., 2018-11-13 01:31pm
Melissa Stoner has made a name for herself helping make Berkeley's Ethnic Studies Library relevant