National champ who honed his card skills at Cal earns a small fortune as a player, then turns some of its into seed money for a floral startup.
In desiccating drought, lush quads can look like indictments of water waste. But universities would have a lot to lose by shutting off the sprinklers.
Research keeps confirming that to be successful, women need more of what they lack: confidence. But therein lies the paradox.
As one of the world’s few female African American paleontologists, UC Berkeley’s Lisa White entices diverse students to dig her field—and consider following in her footsteps.
If you decide to cut the cable, so to speak, brace yourself for a battle—or learn how to beat your cable company at its own game.
Meet the Cal alum who turned an obscure hobby into a profession: creating languages for fantasies such as HBO's Game of Thrones.
Graduate degrees aside, who wouldn’t love to turn a hobby into a successful vocation?
Researcher brothers at Berkeley and Brown explore how self-interested humans can be induced to cooperate and, yes, share.
For the first time in recorded history, UC Berkeley has an introductory computer science class in which female students outnumber males.
Some Californians already drink treated wastewater. Yes, the “toilet-to-tap cocktail” is already de rigueur in cutting-edge Orange County and is coming soon to a community near you. And that's not all...
Hacking the telomeres of our chromosomes could let us live forever. It could also give us cancer.