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Professor Osagie K. Obasogie launches landmark series with L.A. Review of Books
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UC Berkeley’s Omar Yaghi received a top sustainability prize on June 18 for his pioneering discoveries unlocking essential tools to combat the climate crisis.
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The UC Berkeley study is the first to evaluate PFAS contamination from pesticides in California, and the first environmental justice study on the issue.
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Human breast milk contains a unique blend of prebiotic sugars that are tricky to replicate in commercial infant formula. New research shows that plants may be the perfect manufacturers.
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Congratulations to HWNI member Yang Dan for winning the 2024 Peter Seeburg Integrative Neuroscience Prize!
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Doris Tsao shares prize in neuroscience, while Paul Alivisatos shares prize in nanoscience
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Using data submitted to the iNaturalist citizen science platform, researchers found that historically redlined neighborhoods in many urban areas have lower levels of native and non-native wildlife biodiversity compared to greenlined neighborhoods.
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Researchers will use neuroimaging to observe the effects of psilocybin on the human brain — in real-time.
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HumanLight traffic signal technology incentivizes ridesharing
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The study will explore how wildfire smoke affects the DNA of people living in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
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"I see this as, in some ways, a pretty natural outcome for a country that committed officially decades ago to increasing women’s presence in government," said UC Berkeley historian Margaret Chowning.
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Authors say that, without action, the world will see a steady increase of deaths linked to antimicrobial resistance.
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Large Binocular Telescope's observations of eruptions on volcanically active moon rival those from space
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The historic conviction on all 34 criminal counts came after 9 1/2 hours of jury deliberation. Berkeley experts said the next question is whether it will affect voters in November.
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Michael Yartsev's Our leverages the power of natural behavior to uncover general principles of higher-level brain functions related to learning & memory, group sociality, and communication.
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New research suggests that for some white Americans, "Stop the Steal" refers not just to perceived voter fraud, but to their own loss of status in a more diverse society.