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The Daily Californian
What your go-to boba place says about youand boba. Avoiding a café that sells boba on your way to campus is as easy as d
What your go-to boba place says about you
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 hours ago
and boba. Avoiding a café that sells boba on your way to campus is as easy as dodging flyers on Sproul. For the average UC Berkeley student, drinking boba is the norm for post-midterm stress release and “treat yo self” splurges. Whether you... Read more
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CNET
Use your eyes, voice -- and thoughts -- to replace passwordsgoing to read my mind. "For this one, you're going to sing a song in your head
Use your eyes, voice -- and thoughts -- to replace passwords
CNET / Posted 4 hours ago
going to read my mind. "For this one, you're going to sing a song in your head," says Max Curran, a graduate student at UC Berkeley's School of Information. I mentally run through the first 12 seconds of "The Merry Old Land of Oz," which I sang... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Campus research team discovers RNA-cutting CRISPR protein functionsA team of UC Berkeley researchers announced Monday new findings on the function
Campus research team discovers RNA-cutting CRISPR protein functions
The Daily Californian / Posted 8 hours ago
A team of UC Berkeley researchers announced Monday new findings on the functions the genome editing technology, CRISPR, as well as potential for a related RNA-cutting enzyme. The study, published in Nature, biochemically characterized a new family... Read more
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Newport News-Times
News Times Instructor to teach Science of Happiness curriculumat Oregon Coast Community College. Clayton�s courses are based on information
News Times Instructor to teach Science of Happiness curriculum
Newport News-Times / Posted 11 hours ago
at Oregon Coast Community College. Clayton�s courses are based on information from the Greater Good Science Center, UC Berkeley Psychology Department, Mindful Schools Fundamentals, and her own brand of counseling and workshop practices �... Read more
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The Daily Californian
3 local businesses receive Berkeley Chamber of Commerce Visionary Awardoff the awards ceremony portion. During his speech, Witherell touched upon Berk
3 local businesses receive Berkeley Chamber of Commerce Visionary Award
The Daily Californian / Posted 13 hours ago
off the awards ceremony portion. During his speech, Witherell touched upon Berkeley’s scientists at both Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley, which have provided opportunities for local businesses to be innovative. “I think (it’s) really interesting to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Phrasing impacts support for Prop. 58change. Prop. 58 fails, and it fails substantially,” said Jack Citrin, director
Phrasing impacts support for Prop. 58
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 hours ago
change. Prop. 58 fails, and it fails substantially,” said Jack Citrin, director of the Institute of Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley, which co-authored the Field Poll released late Tuesday. The results show that the way ballot measures are... Read more
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The Daily Californian
University Avenue project slated to begin in 2017the city. “I think our focus is more on market housing and not student housing
University Avenue project slated to begin in 2017
The Daily Californian / Posted 14 hours ago
the city. “I think our focus is more on market housing and not student housing,” said Hyjer. “Because of its proximity to UC Berkeley, it was going to be more of a student project.” The strip of buildings is currently home to the MacFarlane... Read more
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The Washington Times
Scott Adams, ‘Dilbert’ creator: Hillary Clinton won debate, but Donald Trump ‘won the election’— being less scary — and he did it.” Mr. Adams’ “Dilbert” appears in over 2,00
Scott Adams, ‘Dilbert’ creator: Hillary Clinton won debate, but Donald Trump ‘won the election’
The Washington Times / Posted 20 hours ago
— being less scary — and he did it.” Mr. Adams’ “Dilbert” appears in over 2,000 newspapers around the globe. In addition to penning the character’s attempt to navigate the absurdities of office life, the author holds an MBA from... Read more
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The Daily Californian
If you could go to school in an animeto overcome their fears in both their music careers and their relationship. For
If you could go to school in an anime
The Daily Californian / Posted 23 hours ago
to overcome their fears in both their music careers and their relationship. For those of you who enjoy classical music and the strong bonds of an orchestra, the UC Berkeley Symphony can be the setting stage for you to find your own Shinichi or Noda... Read more
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The Daily Californian
10 ways to deal with weird weathernever the wrong time to start a new fashion trend. Plus, you’ll always be dress
10 ways to deal with weird weather
The Daily Californian / Posted 23 hours ago
never the wrong time to start a new fashion trend. Plus, you’ll always be dressed correctly half the time. Be a typical UC Berkeley student and become an expert in meteorology. Then, buy your own barometer and predict the weather yourself. At... Read more
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PhysOrg
Longest record of continuous carbon flux data is now publicly availablecollaboration with colleagues at the Max Planck Institute of Biogeochemistry an
Longest record of continuous carbon flux data is now publicly available
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
collaboration with colleagues at the Max Planck Institute of Biogeochemistry and the Universities of California-Berkeley (UC Berkeley), Virginia (UVA) and Tuscia, Italy. The AmeriFlux Management Project— which is funded by the DOE and led by... Read more
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PhysOrg
US gasoline consumption is higher than evergasoline prices, Americans are back to buying big cars and driving more miles t
US gasoline consumption is higher than ever
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
gasoline prices, Americans are back to buying big cars and driving more miles than ever before. Constructed by Lucas Davis (UC Berkeley) using EIA data 'Motor Gasoline, 4-Week Averages.'. Credit: University of California - Berkeley The Great... Read more
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Inquirier.net
She’s trying to be first Fil-Am woman in California Assembly4, the BART system and the Delta…We have one of the best community college syst
She’s trying to be first Fil-Am woman in California Assembly
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
4, the BART system and the Delta…We have one of the best community college systems in our area. Most of our students go to UC Berkeley or UC Davis. But they have to go away. If we had a four-year comprehensive university, a UC or CSU, then they... Read more
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PhysOrg
CRISPR toolbox expanded by protein that cuts RNA in two distinct waysThis is a computer graphic of an RNA molecule. Credit: Richard Feldmann/Wikiped
CRISPR toolbox expanded by protein that cuts RNA in two distinct ways
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
This is a computer graphic of an RNA molecule. Credit: Richard Feldmann/Wikipedia UC Berkeley biochemist Jennifer Doudna, molecular biologist Robert Tijan and a team of researchers have expanded the role of the newly discovered CRISPR protein C2c2... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Cal Berkeley Democrats host Latin American political delegatescandidate and one who receives near-constant media coverage. Describing politi
Cal Berkeley Democrats host Latin American political delegates
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
candidate and one who receives near-constant media coverage. Describing political involvement on campus, Morrow called UC Berkeley a “hotbed of energy and political enthusiasm among young people.” “Students as mobilizers, as advocates, as... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Campus students rally in remembrance of Ayotzinapa disappearancesto recognize the anniversary of the disappearance of 43 students in Ayotzinapa,
Campus students rally in remembrance of Ayotzinapa disappearances
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
to recognize the anniversary of the disappearance of 43 students in Ayotzinapa, Mexico, two years ago. Ilsa Carrillo, a UC Berkeley student protester, said the demonstration was motivated by alleged injustices committed by the Mexican government... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Government routinely ignore the Public Records Act’s most basic requirementsrequest — did BART inform me of its determination about what records were respo
Government routinely ignore the Public Records Act’s most basic requirements
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted yesterday
request — did BART inform me of its determination about what records were responsive. BART’s not alone in its failings. UC Berkeley’s boilerplate response to public records requests states that the requestor can expect to hear something back in... Read more
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The Daily Californian
FAFSA to open 3 months earlier in attempt to make process easier, more accurateOffice of the President. “I think it makes it a lot easier for students who ar
FAFSA to open 3 months earlier in attempt to make process easier, more accurate
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
Office of the President. “I think it makes it a lot easier for students who are filling it out,” said Carly Miller, a UC Berkeley freshman. “It stressed my parents out a lot trying to organize tax dates to get everything in on time, since... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Times Higher Education ranks UC Berkeley 10th out of 980 international institutionsA report by Times Higher Education, or THE, recently ranked UC Berkeley as the
Times Higher Education ranks UC Berkeley 10th out of 980 international institutions
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
A report by Times Higher Education, or THE, recently ranked UC Berkeley as the 10th best undergraduate research university from a total of 980 international institutions. Last year, the publication ranked UC Berkeley number 13. THE reporter Ellie... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Berkeley City Council to discuss bike lanes, low-income housing projectBay Advocacy Director Dave Campbell, his organization is in full support of the
Berkeley City Council to discuss bike lanes, low-income housing project
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
Bay Advocacy Director Dave Campbell, his organization is in full support of the plan, emphasizing that the majority of the UC Berkeley community commutes by foot, bike or transit. He added that the installment of protected bike lanes could increase... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Community vigil honors Roberto Benitas, homeless man who died on streetBerkeley’s 40-year-old shelter system is inadequate in supporting the hundreds
Community vigil honors Roberto Benitas, homeless man who died on street
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
Berkeley’s 40-year-old shelter system is inadequate in supporting the hundreds of people on the street, including homeless UC Berkeley students. Davila said she had seen Benitas in her neighborhood for many years. Shortly before Benitas was... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Northside Himalayan eatery Momo Masala to close, change ownershipaspect of the closure, and only speculated that the location had changed owners
Northside Himalayan eatery Momo Masala to close, change ownership
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
aspect of the closure, and only speculated that the location had changed ownership. According to Ashkan Hosseini, a recent UC Berkeley graduate who lived on Northside and ate at Momo Masala often, the restaurant was a hangout spot for engineering... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Channeling our positive energy productivelyStress and anxiety are all part of the UC Berkeley student experience. And that
Channeling our positive energy productively
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
Stress and anxiety are all part of the UC Berkeley student experience. And that’s why we at the Clog strive to celebrate the brighter side of student life by publishing fun and zany articles about day-to-day college experiences. Whether it’s a quiz... Read more
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The Daily Californian
2 UC Berkeley alumni awarded MacArthur FellowshipsTwo UC Berkeley alumni had their morning routines interrupted earlier this mont
2 UC Berkeley alumni awarded MacArthur Fellowships
The Daily Californian / Posted yesterday
Two UC Berkeley alumni had their morning routines interrupted earlier this month by an unexpected phone call bearing good news — they had been selected among this year’s class of MacArthur Fellows. Josh Kun, a cultural historian, and Gene Luen Yang,... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Is this the Berkeley we want?institutional building (though earlier generations of university leaders succee
Is this the Berkeley we want?
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted yesterday
institutional building (though earlier generations of university leaders succeeded in building beautiful buildings on our UC Berkeley campus). And of course another outrage is 2211 Harold Way, both out-of-scale and inappropriate in our historic... Read more
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PhysOrg
Construction of world's most sensitive dark matter detector moves forwardBerkeley Lab physicist. Dan McKinsey, a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Construction of world's most sensitive dark matter detector moves forward
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Berkeley Lab physicist. Dan McKinsey, a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) faculty senior scientist and UC Berkeley Physics professor who is a part of the LZ collaboration, said, "A major reason for LZ is surprises: We're really... Read more
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Petluma360.com
40 years after ‘Running Fence,’ a look back at the tiny hamlet of Valley Forddeprecatingly, at public hearings on his proposal that "The Running Fence" was
40 years after ‘Running Fence,’ a look back at the tiny hamlet of Valley Ford
Petluma360.com / Posted 2 days ago
deprecatingly, at public hearings on his proposal that "The Running Fence" was "just an art project," his project director, UC Berkeley art history professor Peter Selz, didn't hesitate to call it "the greatest aesthetic engineering experience since... Read more
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The Daily Californian
The way the cookie crumblesa point of working with the university to capitalize on this opportunity. Pacif
The way the cookie crumbles
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
a point of working with the university to capitalize on this opportunity. Pacific Cookie Company is directly involved with UC Berkeley and has a sponsorship relationship with Cal Recreation to donate their cookies for marketing exposure. That... Read more
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The Daily Californian
#justberkeleythingsEveryone knows that UC Berkeley is a unique place with a huge range of people,
#justberkeleythings
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
Everyone knows that UC Berkeley is a unique place with a huge range of people, events and (most importantly) foods. But not everyone gets just how unique it can be. People who don’t go to UC Berkeley sometimes just can’t understand the weird things... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
Nanoscale Tetrapods Could Provide Early Warning Of A Material’s Failurerecent research by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Ber
Nanoscale Tetrapods Could Provide Early Warning Of A Material’s Failure
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 2 days ago
recent research by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and UC Berkeley. The researchers embedded tetrapod-shaped quantum dots, which are nanosized semiconducting particles, in a... Read more
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Orange County Register
China hunts for glory, and aliens, with new telescopelife on distant planets will “piggyback” to sift for signals, Dan Werthimer, ch
China hunts for glory, and aliens, with new telescope
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
life on distant planets will “piggyback” to sift for signals, Dan Werthimer, chief scientist of the SETI Research Center at UC Berkeley, which engages in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, said in a telephone interview. “They’re very... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Campus announces waiver of late fees for adding and dropping classesthey can get,” said Frances McGinley, ASUC academic affairs vice president. Ac
Campus announces waiver of late fees for adding and dropping classes
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
they can get,” said Frances McGinley, ASUC academic affairs vice president. According to campus spokesperson Ellen Topp, UC Berkeley Registrar Walter Wong recommended waiving the late add and drop fees as the campus refines the new SIS waitlist... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UC Berkeley seismologists unearth insight into relationship between tectonic platesof tectonics plates as a result of the multi-year study published Friday in the
UC Berkeley seismologists unearth insight into relationship between tectonic plates
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
of tectonics plates as a result of the multi-year study published Friday in the journal Science. William Hawley, a UC Berkeley graduate student in earth and planetary sciences and lead researcher on the study, said scientists used a broad... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Anti-Semitic posters found throughout campusWednesday, multiple students and faculty have reported the presence of posters
Anti-Semitic posters found throughout campus
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday, multiple students and faculty have reported the presence of posters throughout campus that were determined by UC Berkeley administration to contain anti-Semitic rhetoric. In a campuswide email Thursday, Associate Chancellor Nils... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Photo essay: Amoeba Musicshelves around the store. Amoeba Music features a section dedicated entirely t
Photo essay: Amoeba Music
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
shelves around the store. Amoeba Music features a section dedicated entirely to experimental tracks. Lilly Wedbush, a UC Berkeley sophomore, and Kelly Blake, a Standford freshman, browse the CD section. Amoeba Music merchandise hangs behind... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Documenting distance: A profile on student Kiro KhalilCommunity College and dreamed of transferring to a four-year university, fulfil
Documenting distance: A profile on student Kiro Khalil
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
Community College and dreamed of transferring to a four-year university, fulfilling his father’s goal for him to attend UC Berkeley. He worked hard and learned a lot. At this point, he tells me, he decided that he would not go back to Egypt... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Freedom of Speech: A Legacy or a Trap?political and religious beliefs, handing out flyers and pamphlets to stressed o
Freedom of Speech: A Legacy or a Trap?
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
political and religious beliefs, handing out flyers and pamphlets to stressed out students. For those accustomed to UC Berkeley, this isn’t an unfamiliar sight. But it also once served as a backdrop for one of the most important student... Read more
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The Daily Californian
UCPD receives 2 reports of sexual battery Fridayin the alert as a white man with curly brown hair and wearing a black shirt and
UCPD receives 2 reports of sexual battery Friday
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
in the alert as a white man with curly brown hair and wearing a black shirt and jeans. On Friday, dozens of female UC Berkeley students commented on a post in the campus students’ “Free & For Sale” Facebook page to report similar past... Read more
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The Mercury News
Redwood forest near Silicon Valley with rich history to be opened to publicat age 18 in 1956, said this week that although he studied at the novitiate for
Redwood forest near Silicon Valley with rich history to be opened to public
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
at age 18 in 1956, said this week that although he studied at the novitiate for three years before leaving to enroll at UC Berkeley, he visited Alma College several times and found it “very beautiful.” Students were required to study 10 years at... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Synthego introduces CRISPRevolution synthetic sgRNA kit for fast, high-throughput gene editingand labor-intensive ways of constructing guide RNA that is not easily scalable
Synthego introduces CRISPRevolution synthetic sgRNA kit for fast, high-throughput gene editing
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
and labor-intensive ways of constructing guide RNA that is not easily scalable beyond a few genome targets. Researchers at UC Berkeley are also using Synthego’s sgRNA kit with high success rates. “I tried Synthego’s synthetic sgRNA for the first... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Don’t forsake poor people in climate change fightas we seek to achieve environmental equity and sustainability goals. Rachel Mo
Don’t forsake poor people in climate change fight
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
as we seek to achieve environmental equity and sustainability goals. Rachel Morello-Frosch is a professor of environmental health science at UC Berkeley, (rmf@berkeley.edu), and Manuel Pastor is a professor of sociology at USC, mpastor... Read more
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East Bay Express
Soda Industry Spent $67 Million Fighting Sugar Taxes and Health Labels Since 2009are a lot of really misleading advertisements going on," said Laura Nixon, a pu
Soda Industry Spent $67 Million Fighting Sugar Taxes and Health Labels Since 2009
East Bay Express / Posted 4 days ago
are a lot of really misleading advertisements going on," said Laura Nixon, a public health media researcher at UC Berkeley. The soda companies have used a different argument in every community where there's been a soda tax, said Nixon.... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily Planetjust talk about progressive values but who demonstrates them." The Progressive
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 4 days ago
just talk about progressive values but who demonstrates them." The Progressive Student Association, which is based on the UC Berkeley campus, disagrees with Reich's endorsement, because Capitelli has "repeatedly voted to reduce funding for... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Contents for The Berkeley Daily Planetjust talk about progressive values but who demonstrates them." The Progressive
Contents for The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 4 days ago
just talk about progressive values but who demonstrates them." The Progressive Student Association, which is based on the UC Berkeley campus, disagrees with Reich's endorsement, because Capitelli has "repeatedly voted to reduce funding for... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Why has Robert Reich endorsed a conservative for Mayor of Berkeley?. Categoryjust talk about progressive values but who demonstrates them." The Progressive
Why has Robert Reich endorsed a conservative for Mayor of Berkeley?. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 4 days ago
just talk about progressive values but who demonstrates them." The Progressive Student Association, which is based on the UC Berkeley campus, disagrees with Reich's endorsement, because Capitelli has "repeatedly voted to reduce funding for... Read more
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The Mercury News
Seven vie for two seats on Fremont City Councilfrom the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, and a master’s degree in city pl
Seven vie for two seats on Fremont City Council
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, and a master’s degree in city planning and transportation engineering from UC Berkeley. Bacon has committed around $15,000 of his own money to the campaign, and might contribute more as the election... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists find twisting 3-D raceway for electrons in nanoscale crystal slicesof Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). The internat
Scientists find twisting 3-D raceway for electrons in nanoscale crystal slices
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab). The international team of scientists from Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley, and Germany observed, for the first time, a unique behavior in which electrons rotate around one surface, then... Read more
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The Mercury News
Into the heart of Trumpland: A Berkeley sociologist’s listening tourWhen acclaimed UC Berkeley sociologist Arlie Hochschild joined retired pipefitt
Into the heart of Trumpland: A Berkeley sociologist’s listening tour
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
When acclaimed UC Berkeley sociologist Arlie Hochschild joined retired pipefitter Lee Sherman in his Louisiana dining room for cookies and conversation, it wasn’t clear whether they would find common ground. Hochschild is the tall and gracious... Read more
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CBS Sports
Man who assaulted, was beaten by, Mayor Kevin Johnson gives interviewfrom the Sacramento Police Department: Multiple sources have confirmed that Sa
Man who assaulted, was beaten by, Mayor Kevin Johnson gives interview
CBS Sports / Posted 4 days ago
from the Sacramento Police Department: Multiple sources have confirmed that Sacramento Mayor, former NBA star, and UC Berkeley standout Kevin Johnson was hit in the face with a pie tonight at a farm-to-table dinner event -- then he tackled... Read more
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PhysOrg
Seismic 'CT scans' reveal deep earth dynamicsseismometers ever deployed on the seafloor, coupled with hundreds of others ope
Seismic 'CT scans' reveal deep earth dynamics
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
seismometers ever deployed on the seafloor, coupled with hundreds of others operating in the continental U.S., has enabled UC Berkeley researchers to essentially create CT scans of the Juan de Fuca plate and part of the earth's mantle directly... Read more
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