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May 23, 2023
Paleontologists are increasingly finding evidence that dinosaurs had elaborate head ornaments not preserved with the fossil skulls that were likely used as visual signals or semaphores to others of their kind.
May 22, 2023
New research shows that simple bipartisan commitments to the old-fashioned ideals of American democracy may offer a way to ease toxic polarization and increase positive feelings among voters on all sides.
May 17, 2023
For more than a century, biologists have wondered what the earliest animals were like when they first arose in the ancient oceans over half a billion years ago.
May 16, 2023
Marqusee will begin her appointment on June 30, with plans to maintain her Berkeley lab while at the NSF under the agency’s Independent Research/Development program.
May 16, 2023
Pamela Samuelson delivered a Distinguished Lectures on the Status and Future of AI. Her talk explores whether the texts and images generated by artificial intelligence (AI) should be protected under copyright law. 
May 15, 2023
African American Studies Professor Leigh Raiford and Berkeley Law Professor Saira Mohamed are winners of the annual Berlin Prize.
May 11, 2023
Combining the field of economics with statistics and computer science, Michael Jordan’s lecture aims to provide a broader conceptual foundation for emerging real-world artificial intelligence systems.
May 10, 2023
New research shows that long-standing policies and deeply rooted inequity likely explain why Black defendants in certain parts of the country are more likely than others to be held in jail before trial. 
May 8, 2023
A recent Berkeley Law symposium confronted excessive use of police force, identifying obstacles to victims’ access to the courts and officer accountability, and exploring potential solutions. 
May 8, 2023
Five UC Berkeley faculty members will join the AI Institute for Agent-based Cyber Threat Intelligence and Operation (ACTION).
May 4, 2023
Researchers found that prenatal exposure to discrimination and violence during the apartheid regime in South Africa predicted mental health problems in individuals whose households were particularly stressful.
May 3, 2023
Deep sleep can act as a “cognitive reserve factor” that may increase resilience against a protein in the brain that is linked to memory loss caused by dementia.
May 3, 2023
Research has led to a consensus of ethical Indigenous principles that outline eight critical elements for psychedelic researchers to consider in their trials and practice.
May 3, 2023
There are now 156 UC Berkeley faculty members in the ranks of the NAS.
May 2, 2023
Gabriel Zucman is a UC Berkeley economist who has helped propel globally influential research on tax avoidance and economic inequality.
May 2, 2023
The risk of flood-related contamination will fall disproportionately on the state’s most marginalized communities.