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Each year, the Berkeley campus receives well over one-half billion dollars in research support from external sources.


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November 2, 2018

Turning cars into robot traffic managers

Self-driving cars may one day do more than just get us from point A to point B. By adjusting their speed and position while they merge they could also help reduce the bottlenecks and random slowdowns on busy thoroughfares like the Bay Bridge, getting us where we’re going faster and more efficiently than if we all drove ourselves.

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November 7, 2018

A new analysis of UK voters' attitudes toward the European Union over the past 50 years, co-authored by economics professor Barry Eichengreen for the U.S.-based National Bureau of Economic Research, has found that Eurosceptic baby boomers…

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November 1, 2018

California needs 3.4 million new homes to meet current housing needs, according to a new report discussed at a Wednesday forum featuring affordable housing and urban policy professor Carol Galante, director of Berkeley's Terner…

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October 31, 2018
Immunotherapy -- the use of medicines to help the body's immune system fight pathogens -- is dramatically increasing melanoma survival rates, and the key discovery behind it was made by student Matthew Krummel in a Berkeley lab in the 1990s…