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August 13, 2019

Meet Berkeley’s new data science leader

As a Microsoft technical fellow, Jennifer Tour Chayes has made a name for herself as an expert in the field of network science and a leader of multidisciplinary labs that bring data science tools to bear on a wide range of problems. In January, she will leave her current position at Microsoft to become UC Berkeley’s first associate provost for the Division of Data Science and Information and Dean of the School of Information. 
August 2, 2019

Family influence key in spread of opioid use

Introducing an opioid painkiller into a home can double the chances someone else living in the home seeks out the addictive drugs on his or her own, according to a new paper from two UC Berkeley researchers.

Featured in the Media

August 12, 2019
Chemicals in all kinds of consumer products are associated with increased risk for diabetes, according to a new Berkeley study, but much of the risk can be lowered by healthy diet and exercise habits, the researchers report. "Our results…
August 1, 2019
A team of Berkeley researchers has developed a skittering robot that's modeled on a cockroach. Like the insect, it's tiny, fast, and can survive attempts to squish it. "Most of the robots at this particular small scale are very fragile," says…
July 31, 2019
Latino children in California's public schools are significantly less likely to attend elementary schools with white children than in any other state, and the problem has grown throughout the U.S., according to a new study co-authored by