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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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September 11, 2019

Students make neutrons dance beneath Berkeley campus

In an underground vault enclosed by six-foot concrete walls and accessed by a rolling, 25-ton concrete-and-steel door, University of California, Berkeley, students are making neutrons dance to a new tune: one better suited to producing isotopes required for geological dating, police forensics, hospital diagnosis and treatment.

Featured in the Media

September 12, 2019
A $20 million gift from financial executive and philanthropist Charles Schwab will fund a new UCSF-UC Berkeley Schwab Dyslexia and Cognitive Diversity Center, aimed at advancing research and finding new ways of helping people with dyslexia…
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September 10, 2019
Physics professor Kam-Biu Luk is one of four scientists awarded the 2019 Future Science Prize, the first non-governmental Chinese science award. Along with Wang Yifang, director of the Institute for High-Energy Physics under the Chinese…
September 9, 2019
He's everything conservatives hoped for and liberals feared, Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky says about Justice Neil M. Gorsuch's performance on the Supreme Court. Dean Chemerinsky recently wrote a detailed evaluation of Justice Gorsuch's…
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