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  • Stay in the East Bay for Art and Music this Fall
    published on Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:25:26 GMT
    If you don't already live in the East Bay, your friends probably do, and it might be time to consider a move over the bridge anyway....
  • 'Robo Brain' will teach robots everything from the Internet
    published on Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:09:50 GMT
    The information is being translated and stored in a robot-friendly format that robots will be able to draw on when they need it....
  • Anniversary: Mae L. Reidy Carter & Robert C. Carter
    published on Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    Mae, from a pioneer California family, graduated from UC Berkeley. She retired from University of Delaware as Assist Provost for Women's Affairs....
  • Bedsharing with baby may impair sleep quality
    published on Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:12:43 GMT
    Nocturnal awakenings are frequent among 6-month-old children, but sharing a bed might make things worse, researchers report....
  • How To Defeat Your Own Clone by Kyle Kurpinski and Terry D. Johnson
    published on Sun, 16 May 2010 10:00:00 GMT
    Kyle Kurpinski Kyle Kurpinski received a Master's degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in bioengineering in the joint graduate group between the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, San Francisco....
  • Hurricane Moon by Alexis Glynn Latner
    published on Thu, 01 Nov 2007 10:00:00 GMT
    Alexis Glynn Latner Alexis Glynn Latner has a MA in Systematic Theology from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California....
  • States of Grace by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
    published on Sun, 16 Apr 2006 10:00:00 GMT
    Chelsea Quinn Yarbro Born in 1942 in Berkeley, California, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro attended Berkeley schools through high school then spent three years at San Francisco State College ....
  • Maya Running by Anjali Banerjee
    published on Tue, 15 Feb 2005 11:00:00 GMT
    Anjali Banerjee Anjali Banerjee born in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. At the age of 2 months, her family immigrated to Canada....
  • Editorial advisory board: Marijuana education
    published on Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:52:17 GMT
    One of the goals that came out of the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado was an educational campaign that would help keep kids off drugs, including pot....
  • Guest Commentary: Volunteers that can make a significant difference in schools
    published on Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:19:40 GMT
    It's back-to-school time. Amid the frenzy of shopping for school supplies and organizing carpools, it is worth pausing to ask: To what kinds of schools will our children return? Some will go back to schools thriving with parental involvement, cutting-edge technology and community financial support....
  • peta2 to Take Innovative 'I, Chicken' Virtual Reality Experience to UC-Berkeley
    published on Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:30:12 GMT
    Most students at the University of California-Berkeley have probably never considered what it feels like to be a chicken, so peta2-PETA's youth division-is bringing the innovative, high-tech I, Chicken to the school's campus....
  • Uber Hustles to Buff Up Its Image
    published on Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:27:03 GMT
    Uber is attempting to polish its image with a defense of its driver recruitment tactics following publication this week on The Verge of accounts of sabotage, dirty tricks and generally ruthless behavior toward Lyft and other competitors in the ride-sharing space....
  • Berkeley commission backs downtown civic center district
    published on Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:26:41 GMT
    Condos at the downtown post office? Burgers at the Veteran's Building Mall? A five star hotel at Old City Hall? Not likely if the City Council agrees with Wednesday night's unanimous Planning Commission recommendation to adopt a law that would preserve nine historic sites in civic center and guarantee that they serve the public....
  • Breaking Up the College Cartel: 'Dangerous' or Necessary?
    published on Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:59:28 GMT
    I am a resident scholar and founding director of the Center on Higher Education Reform at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC....
  • Dangers of hurting your junk: Male pole dance safety
    published on Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:11:00 GMT
    Ready to take a spin? Read up on these tips and tricks for mounting the pole and protecting your goods, courtesy of local dancers and some national polebrities....
  • Milton 'Bucky' Brown
    published on Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Gladys Chadwell Brown, of Sturgeon, Kentucky; children, David Brown and Becky, of Asheville, John Brown and Carolyn, of Sarasota, Florida, Beverly Brown and Mary Beth Braker, of Pittsboro; grandchildren, Stephanie Brown, of Berkeley, California, Laura Brown, of Corvallis, Oregon, Matt Greene, of Asheville, ... (more)...
  • Berkeley Soda Tax Opponents File Suit Challenging Ballot Language
    published on Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:17:00 GMT
    Opponents of a measure on the November ballot in Berkeley that would impose a one-cent-per ounce tax on soda drinks have filed suit alleging that the ballot statement for the measure is biased, misleading and false....
  • Scientists create one robot brain to rule them all
    published on Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:48:07 GMT
    Researchers are creating a single, massive repository of robot knowledge so machines around the world can learn from each other....
  • Flapping baby birds offer clues to origin of flight
    published on Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:47:52 GMT
    How did the earliest birds take wing? Did they fall from trees and learn to flap their forelimbs to avoid crashing? Or did they run along the ground and pump their "arms" to get aloft? The answer is buried 150 million years in the past, but a new University of California, Berkeley, study provides a new piece of evidence - birds have an innate ... (more)...
  • Bedsharing may impair sleep quality
    published on Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:30:01 GMT
    Even though the researchers find an overall reduction in both sleep duration and nocturnal awakenings from 6 to 18 months of age , the chronicity of sleep problems was high - and impacted by prior sleep behavior and sleeping arrangements....