Image courtesy UC Berkeley, via Ever wonder how the ruthless, backstabbing strategems in Game of Thrones could apply to your own life? Or how House of Cards compares to actual politics? What about the philosophical reasons everybodyShow More Summary
As lawmakers consider new measures to combat climate change, researchers at UC Berkeley released a study saying stronger renewable energy requirements would lead to new jobs.
Urban Displacement Project A new report from UC Berkeley researchers says that a wave of neighborhood gentrification and displacement of low-income households in the Bay Area is not even half over. In fact, it claims that the trend is...
A group of high school friends, now UC Berkeley engineers, have created an app called Bash to make it easier for friends to organize hangouts, meetups and other events. Launching today on the App Store following a small beta test onShow More Summary
Scientists at UC Berkeley wanted to see whether they can grow a chunk of engineered brown fat-like tissue inside adult mice, and what it can do. Brown fat is known to burn calories via heat production in hibernating animals and human babies, since they don’t shiver. Show More Summary
Every public policy benefits some people more than others – and energy policy is no exception. A new paper from Severin Borenstein and Lucas Davis, two professors at UC Berkeley, examines which taxpayers benefit most from tax credits for clean energy: “Since 2006, U.S. Show More Summary
Dark energy is hiding in our midst in the form of hypothetical particles called “chameleons,” Holger Müller and his team at UC Berkeley plan to flush them out. The results of an experiment reported in this week’s issue of Science...
Vitamin E has been made known to bring many health benefits to human body. But according to Dr. John Swartzberg, chairman of the editorial board of the UC Berkeley Wellness Letter, supplements of vitamin E can be risky for certain people's health.
Game of Thrones being taught in at your local university – how would you fancy that? You can now take an entire course on “Game of Thrones” at UC Berkeley http://t.co/CpFhCZnLO4 pic.twitter.com/3Z2fiNqj0P — Mashable (@mashable) August...Show More Summary
Cephalopod experts at UC Berkeley have discovered that the larger Pacific striped octopus—seen here outstretched—employs a rare hunting strategy. Instead of pouncing on its prey with all eight arms (a common technique among octopuses), it extends a single limb, like a grabby toddler, and startles its prey into clutches. Read more...
Given the rise in popularity of studying the food system as a field of academic inquiry, UC Berkeley offers a new food systems minor.
Tabs isn’t just about brawn and beauty. He’s brainy, too. Like, did you know that he has a degree in women’s studies from UC Davis, and that this fall he’s pursuing his PhD in peace and conflict studies at UC Berkeley? I guess that probably doesn’t surprise you. Show More Summary
If you're a show-only Game of Thrones fan and still have no idea what's going on, don't worry. Higher education is here to help. A new summer class in the Film Studies program at the University of California, Berkeley, is devoted entirely...Show More Summary
UC Berkeley marine biologist Roy Caldwell first saw the intriguing octopus in Panama, in 1977. It was pretty, and striped, and about the size of his little finger. He brought a few specimens back to his lab, and one of the females surprised him: Unlike most octopuses he had seen, she didn't die...
Goats have the worst eyes. Those horizontal slits are really creepy, right?In a study published last week in Science Advances, researchers from UC Berkeley and Durham University examined the pupil shapes of goats — and of 213 other land species — to look for patterns. Show More Summary
According to science, there are two genders: male and female. But thanks to the rabid LGBT lobby, our culture is ignoring that reality, and the latest example is UC Berkeley,
UC Berkeley is one of the most liberal campuses in the world. With oh-so-enlightened college kids gleefully advancing the agenda of liberalism and knocking America at every turn, it’s hardly
Last week I participated in a podcast hosted by A16Z titled How Innovation Ecosystems Grow Around the Globe. I got to talk with AnnaLee Saxenian, the Dean of the UC Berkeley School of Innovation. Her book, Regional Advantage, had a huge impact from on my thinking around Startup Communities. Show More Summary
Do you remember “The Hills”? Of course you do. You’re a person who is alive and reading this article. But do you remember Jen Bunney from “The Hills.”
The leading solar energy company Sungevity will be partnering with the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley), for a 10-year program involving the solar energy company working with students across a wide number of different fields of study, according to a recent press statement. Show More Summary