A new study demonstrates that while the effects of future climate change will be significant, the social and economic impacts of our current climate today are often just as severe.
The newly established Kids First - David L. Kirp Prize will recognize UC Berkeley undergraduates who develop innovative strategies to increase opportunities for children and youth.
An intriguing finding in nematode worms suggests that having a little bit of extra fat may help reduce the risk of developing some neurodegenerative diseases.
U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) announced today that she is donating more than two decades of her congressional papers to the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley.
UC Berkeley artificial intelligence (AI) expert Stuart Russell will lead a new Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence, launched this week.
Introducing this year’s top innovators under 35, a list compiled each year by MIT Technology Review.
California voters oppose an effort to abolish the death penalty and strongly support a competing measure that would streamline procedures in capital cases.
As a vital engine of California’s economy, UC Berkeley has been generating startups at an ever-faster rate in recent years and stimulating more and more companies and jobs.
California voters overwhelmingly support a sweeping gun control measure on the November ballot, including strong majorities of both parties and independent voters.
Search-and-rescue dogs are prized for their ability to sniff out a hiker buried in deep snow. But how exactly do their noses work?