TweetVia Eric Fisher, who’s Everywhere You Want To Be, we see, among other items, this proposal for what’s left of our Central Freeway: Read the first sentence – it’s ABSOLUTELY WRONG about how great the failed Octavia Boulevard flows. “Octavia Boulevard has demonstrated how it has been able to handle as many cars as the […]
Last week, we published an in-depth investigative story about five women who were all driven out of a division of UC Berkeley’s IT department. An on-campus investigation found that two men, Ben Gross and Riff Khan, were responsible for...Show More Summary
Apparently, some law school deans have better job security than federal court justices. Last year, a former dean at UC Berkeley School of Law stepped down during a sexual harassment scandal, but continued on as a professor. The former Dean, Sujit Choudhry, settled the case and managed to stay......
Vanessa Kaskiris was born in Hollywood and has blond hair, but she’s not what you are probably picturing right now. Hers was a different version of the California dream. When I first meet her, she tugs at her platinum locks and says,...Show More Summary
The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive launches the fortieth anniversary of its MATRIX Program?which introduces Bay Area audiences to exceptional voices in contemporary art?with an exhibition of work by Jay Heikes, the Minneapolis-based artist whose practice explores the interplay between borders, music, and material discovery. Show More Summary
If you're not satisfied with the realism of computer-generated animals in movies and games, then you might be interested in the latest news out of the University of California San Diego. Working with colleagues from UC Berkeley, computer...Show More Summary
Some black holes erase your past: In the real world, your past uniquely determines your future. If a physicist knows how the universe starts out, she can calculate its future for all time and all space. But a UC Berkeley...
(University of California - Berkeley) Physicists insist on determinism: your past and present determine your future uniquely, per Einstein's equations of general relativity. They call this strong cosmic censorship. A UC Berkeley mathematician...Show More Summary
Local report finds 153 trash-laden blocks downtown NBC Bay Area published an analysis of the filthy conditions of 153 downtown San Francisco blocks on Sunday and discovered conditions that compare unfavorably to some of the poorest slums...Show More Summary
Nicholas Dirks took the helm of UC Berkeley, the nation's top public research university, in 2013 but struggled with serial crises until he stepped down under pressure last year. He returned to teaching this semester and speaks out about his experiences.
The collegiate Overwatch season has concluded and UC Berkeley once again stands on top of the college Overwatch world. The Golden Bears of Cal win their second consecutive national championship, defeating the previously-undefeated UC...Show More Summary
(University of California - Berkeley) Utilizing an unsuspected activity of the CRISPR-Cas12a protein, UC Berkeley researchers created a simple diagnostic system called DETECTR to analyze cells, blood, saliva, urine and stool to detect genetic mutations, cancer and antibiotic resistance and also diagnose bacterial and viral infections. Show More Summary
Boing Boing pal Eric Paulos, an engineering professor and artist at UC Berkeley, has a history of high-tech provocations, from his early work with machine performance group Survival Research Laboratories to his controversial art installations such as a vending machine for pathogens. Show More Summary
(University of California - Berkeley) UC Berkeley paleobotanists put dwarf, bonsai pine trees in growth chambers and subjected them to up to 13 times the UV-B radiation Earth experiences today, simulating conditions that likely existed 252 million years ago during the planet's worst mass extinction. Show More Summary
Guest post by Renjun Bian. Ms. Bian is a J.S.D. candidate at UC Berkeley School of Law, where she conducts research on Chinese patent law and policies. Her dissertation focuses on patent litigation and valuation. Before coming to Berkeley, Ms. Bian studied Chinese law at Peking University, where she earned an LL.B. Ms. Bian also […]
UC Berkeley spent almost $4 million on security for a month of free-speech events last year when the campus became a flashpoint for the country's political divisions. The university revealed in documents that it spent $3.9 million to bring in outside police forces, pay their room, board and overtime,...
With climate change circulating political and social spheres as an issue of great concern, local architect and UC Berkeley alumnus Karl Wanaselja is addressing this issue by designing and building homes that are smaller, greener and, most importantly, more sustainable.
Peaceful UC Berkeley protests raising awareness for the #IAmColeAndWalker movement took a violent turn Thursday as several police appear to body-slam a man during the protest near the school’s campus.... The post Video shows UC Berkeley police body-slamming black union protester after...
SB 320 just passed the Senate, but it began with a group of UC Berkeley students.