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It’s taking longer than we expected for the first affordable, compact and practical 3D printer to hit stores. Yet, we see many who are not even aware of the marvels of 3D printing. This is just why we applaud the ….
hat amazes me about Michael Lewis -- what has mystified and obsessed me since I first met him in a class he was teaching at UC Berkeley a decade ago -- is his confidence.
UC Berkeley might be able to claim the title of 'world's fastest turning robot' and it's all thanks to an innovation that Mother Nature came up even well before the dinosaurs: a wagging tail. Read more...
Legged robots have a lot to learn from animals with additional accessories
Researchers used a hand-shaped hydrogel to demonstrate how light can manipulate the material. (Credit: UC Berkeley) The emerging field of soft robotics, which involves mimicking the squishiness and stickiness of such creatures as octopuses, starfish, and squid, may be taking its next cue from a different source: plants. Show More Summary
About this groundbreaking photo from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Berkeley: "Almost as clearly as a textbook diagram, this image made by a noncontact atomic force microscope reveals the positions of individual atoms and...Show More Summary
Agilent Technologies' Instrumentation to Power Student Research at New UC Berkeley Chemistry Lab Next-Generation Scientists Receive Real-World Training on Advanced Instrumentation SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Agilent Technologies Inc. Show More Summary
Play a Bach concerto, close your eyes, then envision a color. What color do you see? Stephen Palmer, a vision scientists from UC Berkeley, can predict what sort of colors you'd pick from the music you're listening to: “We can predict...Show More Summary
Even the guys from the Hangover weren't this bad... at least until today's newly-released second sequel. Three UC Berkeley School of Law students ended the life of an exotic bird, and perhaps their legal careers, with one moment of stupidity and cruelty last year, when the three intoxicated men......
Pop quiz: What’s the biggest category of college or university in the United States? Is it big public research universities like UC Berkeley or the University of Texas at Austin? Or is it their private equivalents, like Boston University and … Continue reading ?
Beauty can come at a cost, but toxic lead in lipstick may be taking it too far. According to a study conducted by UC Berkeley researchers and published in a recent issue of the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, high levels of toxic heavy metals, including lead, were found in some of the leading brands of [...]
Hundreds concerned about the future of Strawberry and Claremont Canyons came out to the last public hearing on May 18 to voice opposition and cheer those testifying against the destructive plan. Many expressed surprise over the lackShow More Summary
A gaggle of young adults peeled off their clothing for the semesterly Naked Run last week at UC Berkeley. Lots of jiggling breasts and male bits can be seen in this video, so: NSFW. [ more › ]
Early Monday morning, UC Berkeley police literally plowed through an Occupy offshoot group's latest attempt to turn an empty plot of land into a community farm. More than 100 protesters came to the University of California-owned plot over the weekend hoping to protest a plan to turn the lot into senior housing and a grocery store. [ more › ]
We caught up with Dave Lester, soon-to-be graduate of UC Berkeley’s School of Information and a web developer who told us about his drone hacking project, the importance of code integration, and his upcoming foray into open source at Twitter.
In December 2011, the UC Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive introduced The Reading Room, a temporary space dedicated to poetry and experimental fiction, nestled within UC Berkeley’s Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (“BAM/PFA”). The Reading Room is curated by Ramsay Bell Breslin, a Kelsey Street editor. As explained by BAM/PFA’s initial press release: The [...]
The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive presents Nicole Eisenman / MATRIX 248, on view May 3 through July 14, 2013. The exhibition brings together approximately forty works by the New York?based artist, produced since 2009. Show More Summary
In 2009, when most college seniors were hoping to find any kind of employment, Back to the Roots Ventures (BTTR) co-founders decided to take a risk. The UC Berkeley students turned down lucrative jobs in management consulting and investment banking to become urban mushroom farmers. Show More Summary
Jessica Lum's life and career were cut short, but she left a lot behind. Here's a sampling of some of her work: Her website, JessicaLum.com (click the photo below to go to the site): Her work for Mission Local, one of UC Berkeley j-school's hyperlocal news sites (click the photo below to go to...