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Berkeley prof on ‘Becoming Richard Pryor’

Berkeley prof on ‘Becoming Richard Pryor’

December 17, 2014:

Scott Saul’s biography and website are shedding new light on the late comic and actor.

10-second alert: the view from the Berkeley Seismo Lab

10-second alert: the view from the Berkeley Seismo Lab August 25, 2014:

Scientists at the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory were alerted 5-10 seconds before Sunday morning’s 6.0 magnitude temblor on the Napa Fault, courtesy of the ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system.

Berkeley Engineering launches summer camp for girls

Berkeley Engineering launches summer camp for girls August 15, 2014:

Berkeley Engineering has been hosting 60 fifth, sixth and seventh-graders in a new Girls in Engineering camp this summer. The program seeks to inspire middle-school girls to explore careers in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math).

New tool makes a single picture worth a thousand – and more – images

New tool makes a single picture worth a thousand – and more – images August 14, 2014:

A photo is worth a thousand words, but what if the image could also represent a thousands of other images? New software developed by UC Berkeley computer scientists seeks to tame the sea of visual data in the world by generating a single photo that can represent massive clusters of images.

Jennifer Doudna shares Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

Jennifer Doudna shares Janssen Award for Biomedical Research June 24, 2014:

Berkeley’s Jennifer Doudna and European colleague Emmanuelle Charpentier are the winners of the 2014 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research, awarded by Johnson & Johnson. Their collaboration led to the discovery of a new method for precisely manipulating genetic information in ways that should produce new insights in health and disease and may lead to new drug targets.

Haight Ashbury Free Clinic founder receives Haas Public Service Award

Haight Ashbury Free Clinic founder receives Haas Public Service Award April 16, 2014:

“In my era,” says David E. Smith, “I had to get into a countercultural revolution that was anti-establishment in order to get into public service.” He did, and the rest is medical history.