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Berkeley, George Washington study finds human development patterns as important as climate change in causing California wildfires
A UC Berkeley student team took second place in the E.P.A.'s Campus Rainworks Challenge, a competition looking for innovative stormwater-management solutions on college campuses. The plan would revamp a problematic stretch of Strawberry Creek to reduce flooding, restore ecological diversity and provide a site for teaching and learning.
Climate change will mean droughts that could prove catastrophic in some regions, says the Berkeley professor who is leading the U.S. side of a new $64 million collaboration with China to develop ways to conserve water in energy production and use.
UC Berkeley chancellor emeritus wins Vannevar Bush Award for extraordinary public service, scientific leadership and relentless support for equity and inclusion in higher education.
Biologist proposes that microbiota can steer a host's evolution in new directions
A quest for new ways of understanding urban form and experience.
A new analysis of the genetic diversity of cassava will help improve strategies for breeding disease resistance and climate tolerance into the root crop, a staple and major source of calories for a billion people
Different strains of fungus 'speak' different dialects, showing that microbial communication is more complex than once thought
Mission led by UC Berkeley will study impact of Earth's weather on space weather
Surprise discovery of 17-billion-solar-mass black hole in sparse area of local universe
A pristine but wired area of rolling green hills is an ideal site for studying California's oak woodlands
Findings support active learning and critical thinking in schools and workplaces
The East Bay Economic Development Alliance has named UC Berkeley the 2016 Legacy Award honoree.
Shilpi Mathrani wanted a career in the biomedical field. To a student, though, the industry can seem like an exclusive club. For Mathrani, UC Berkeley's Bio-Manufacturing to Market program held the key.
Professor says legislators should study climate goals in relation to tax policy.
New NASA mission will unravel secrets of dark energy and dark matter, and explore evolution of the cosmos
Instruments already in place around the world could allow nearly 20 minutes more to evacuate coastal areas, UC Berkeley seismologists report.