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March 28, 2023
Data collected after one of the brightest flashes of gamma rays ever observed demonstrated that our understanding of this phenomena is woefully inadequate.
March 28, 2023
The Enrico Fermi Presidential Award is one of the oldest and most prestigious science and technology honors bestowed by the U.S. government.
March 27, 2023
The new species was found on Brown's Colusa County ranch and will be named Bembidion brownorum.
March 23, 2023
A new study finds that disproportionately, Black, Latinx or low-income Californians are more likely to live near the most intensive oil and gas operations.
March 22, 2023
UC Berkeley astrochemist and Cornell University astronomer explain it as an outgassing of hydrogen as the icy comet warmed up in the sunlight.
March 21, 2023
This global recognition for outstanding work in the study of the human past is given annually recognizes emerging scholars whose work “illuminates the past in bold and creative ways.”
March 21, 2023
When it comes to higher education, reviews have been more mixed, a blend of upbeat and uneasy. These UC Berkeley experts say that ChatGPT and similar tools are going to transform education.
March 20, 2023
UC Berkeley scientist think the complexity can be simplified and work just as well.
March 16, 2023
Berkeley Haas experts provide their views on where the system broke down and whether there may be broader trouble brewing.
March 16, 2023
New study provides insight on what might be at the heart of some of society’s most vexing arguments. 
March 15, 2023
Local municipalities now have a road map to pursue housing reform.
March 15, 2023
Many workers essential to keeping the state running and providing crucial services are struggling to make ends meet, per a new report released by the UC Berkeley Labor Center.
March 14, 2023
Restaurants, retail stores and other small businesses generally do not cut jobs and may actually benefit when governments raise minimum pay.
March 7, 2023
When it comes to the water side of 30x30, most programs focus primarily on conservation of oceans, but a new study by researchers argues that freshwater ecosystems must not be neglected.
March 7, 2023
Tens of millions of years of history unfold among the movable shelves of the University of California Museum of Paleontology. 
March 2, 2023
The human brain has an immense power to change. Andrea Gomez wants to know how cells and molecules in the brain enable that flexibility and change— called brain plasticity.