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  • Barnidge: Berkeley 'Right to Know' ordinance a victory for cellphone safety activists
    published on Wed, 07 Oct 2015 16:21:02 GMT
    If you examine the fine print in your cellphone users guide -- you always study the fine print, right? -- you should find a warning about radio frequency levels similar to this warning for the iPhone 5: "Carry iPhone at least 10 mm away from your body to ensure exposure levels remain at or below the as-tested levels." Shining a light on this message buried in fine print is at the heart of the "Right to Know" ordinance that the Berkeley City Council passed in its first reading Tuesday night....
  • Berkeley-Oakland: Medical center to offer free screenings for depression
    published on Wed, 07 Oct 2015 12:25:31 GMT
    BERKELEY/OAKLAND -- Alta Bates Summit Medical Center will offer free, anonymous, in-person and online screenings for depression on Thursday, National Depression Screening Day. One out of 10 people in the United States suffers from depression, according to Sutter Health, which owns Alta Bates Summit....
  • Meet Mozzified, A Site For Ramadan Recipes, Sharia Memes, And Nosy Auntie Jokes
    published on Wed, 07 Oct 2015 12:04:31 GMT
    A Muslim pop culture website: the idea seemed so obvious, Zainab Khan waited years for someone else to make one. A place for jokes about nosy aunties, sharing hijab hacks and Ramadan recipes, and advice on navigating Minder ....
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  • Kala Art Institute Founder Receives Prestigious Award
    published on Wed, 07 Oct 2015 16:37:00 GMT
    Archana Horsting, the executive director and co-founder of Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, will be honored with the prestigious Benjamin Ide Wheeler Medal, also known as the "Most Useful Citizen award," this Thursday. The prolific artist has been providing the East Bay with arts education and studio spaces for more than 40 years....
  • Team hopes to sniff out the basics of our mysterious sense of smell
    published on Wed, 07 Oct 2015 15:10:46 GMT
    In some ways, humans take the sense of smell for granted - like knowing when dinner's on the stove - or find it a bother, like when the family dog digs into the garbage for chicken bones. We know that the sense of smell, or olfaction, is essential to our health and safety, but we actually don't know that much about it....
  • Gene-Editing Record Smashed in Pigs
    published on Wed, 07 Oct 2015 14:00:00 GMT
    For decades, scientists and doctors have dreamed of creating a steady supply of human organs for transplantation by growing them in pigs. But concerns about rejection by the human immune system and infection by viruses embedded in the pig genome have stymied research....
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