West Oakland’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School is on the rise. A highly involved administration and staff, along with growing parent involvement and community support, has provided the school with the resources to blossom [...]
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley The National Academy of Sciences, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious scientific organization, has elected five UC Berkeley faculty members to its ranks, raising the number of members on campus [...]
Nighttime is absolutely your favorite time. Some people choose to hang out with friends after dark. Some go to movies, listen to music, or just go to sleep.
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News A group of 18 scientists and ethicists are warning that a revolutionary new tool to cut and splice DNA should be used cautiously when attempting to fix human genetic [...]
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley News Taking inspiration from nature, UC Berkeley engineers have created an ultra-thin film that can shift colors as easily as a chameleon’s skin when pulled or twisted. <
By Kathleen Masterson Taking molecular parts from living organisms to engineer biological systems sounds a bit like science fiction, but with the help of University of California San Francisco researchers, high school students are [...]
By Yasmin Anwar, UC Berkeley News New brain evidence provides insight into why highly anxious people are worst at making decisions when things get unpredictable. Highly anxious people have more trouble deciding how best [...]
On February 13, the Stockton Thunder will host Space Night for the community including a Special Pre-Game presentation and the chance to meet former NASA astronaut Jose. M Hernandez.
For decades, scientists around the world have worked to develop a treatment for schistosomiasis, a debilitating water-born parasite that affects more than 200 million people worldwide.
The San Leandro Public Library will host Sam Kean, author of the New York Times bestselling book “The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the [...]