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Life Sciences - Apr 23
The Cas9 protein/RNA complex that homes in on DNA complementary to the RNA guide and cuts the double-stranded DNA, like a precision-targeted DNA scissors. The U.S. Patent Office today issued a fourth patent for the revolutionary CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology to the University of California, expanding the university's patent portfolio to cover a broad variety of uses in all types of cells as well as cell-free environments.
Linguistics - Apr 22

Sabrina Klein is the the director or artistic literacy at Cal Performances. (UC Berkeley photo by Brittany Hosea-Small) In our great works of art is the best exploration of what it means to be a human being.

Environment - Apr 19

The Colorado River will have less water for seven western states under a bill that has been passed by the Congress and is awaiting a Presidential signature. (Photo courtesy of Realbrvhrt via Wiki Commons) A century of water management in the western United States is on the verge of being restructured and two UC Berkeley water experts approve.

Event - Apr 18

This cartoon was part of a 19-panel submission by UC Berkeley's Darrin Bell that earned him the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning. (Courtesy of Darrin Bell) When the 2019 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced this week, two alumni of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and a former cartoonist for the Daily Californian staff were honored.

Social Sciences - Apr 18

Students sit in a lecture hall on UC Berkeley's campus. A new set of findings from UC Berkeley researchers found that rates of anxiety among young people have doubled since 2008.

Religions - Apr 16

When Chancellor Carol Christ joined the faculty at UC Berkeley in 1970 as an assistant professor in the English department, she was the fourth woman to join the department, which had 84 faculty members at the time.

Law - Apr 19

Semi-automatic weapons like this one were the weapons of the Columbine High School shooters. (Photo by Garen Wintemute) Saturday is the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre in Colorado, a seminal event in American school history.

Electroengineering - Apr 18

Elwyn Berlekamp, a UC Berkeley mathematician and game theorist whose error-correcting codes allowed spacecraft from Voyager to the Hubble Space Telescope to send accurate, detailed and beautiful images back to Earth, died April 9 at his home in Piedmont, California, from complications of pulmonary fibrosis.

Electroengineering - Apr 18

Elwyn Berlekamp, a UC Berkeley mathematician and game theorist whose error-correcting codes allowed spacecraft from Voyager to the Hubble Space Telescope to send accurate, detailed and beautiful images back to Earth, died April 9 at his home in Piedmont, California, from complications of pulmonary fibrosis.

Environment - Apr 18

India could make a major dent in air pollution by curbing emissions from dirty household fuels such as wood, dung, coal and kerosene, shows a new analysis led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and the India Institute of Technology.

Music - Apr 16

Aayush Tyagi (left), Luofei Chen and Noah Adriany have launched Oki Karaoke, a startup that hopes to bring soundproof karaoke pods, already popular across Asia, to the United States. (UC Berkeley photo by Irene Yi) During a trip to China last year, UC Berkeley student Luofei Chen arrived at the airport a few hours early.





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