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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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Latest Research News

May 21, 2020

Google search data reveal Americans’ concerns about abortion

Residents of states with limited access to contraceptives and high rates of unplanned pregnancies are more likely to turn to the internet for information about abortion. These are the findings of a new study of Google search data across all 50 states by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

In the Media

May 26, 2020

Because tropical forests absorb so much carbon dioxide, they're one of the best antidotes to climate change, but there's a catch. Heat stress and drought kill trees, releasing their stored carbon back into the atmosphere. A new study suggests…

May 22, 2020

Recommending further federal action to bolster the economy, economics professor Maurice Obstfeld and business professor Laura Tyson, both members of the Governor's Council of Economic Advisers, write: "Under current conditions, the…

May 21, 2020

Normally, Berkeley's Innovative Genomics Institute, co-founded by molecular and cell biology professor Jennifer Doudna, works on research related to the CRISPR gene-editing technology she co-invented. But when the COVID-19 pandemic…

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