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March 30, 2020
As doctors around the country scramble to diagnose cases of COVID-19, scientists at the University of California, Berkeley’s Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI) are creating from scratch a diagnostic lab with the capability to process more than 1,000 patient samples per day.
March 26, 2020
The University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) are the headquarters of a bold new research consortium established by enterprise AI software company C3.ai to leverage the convergence of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and the internet of things (IoT) to transform societal-scale systems.
March 25, 2020
The mass extinction at the end of the Permian Period 252 million years ago — one of the great turnovers of life on Earth — appears to have played out differently and at different times on land and in the sea, according to newly redated fossils beds from South Africa and Australia.
In the Media
March 5, 2020
A team of astronomers from UC Berkeley, Harvard, UC San Diego, and the California Institute of Technology has installed two prototype fly's-eye observatories at Lick Observatory near San Jose for a next-level SETI push to see if intelligent…
March 4, 2020
Exploring emotional responses to a wide range of both Western and Eastern music, a team of Berkeley researchers recently found "evidence of universality" in the feelings evoked by different musical styles. In a series of experiments co-led by…
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March 4, 2020
Doctoral artificial intelligence student Adam Gleave and colleagues at Berkeley have uncovered a previously unknown way of attacking reinforcement-learning systems that teach AI to play games, drive cars, or run automated trading systems. It…