The Cuban-born journalist made his mark in the Bay Area, risking everything to shine light on the lives of the disenfranchised.
George Ban-Weiss is all about being cool. Not only does coolness figuratively define his work as a professional jazz bassist, it almost literally defines his career as a scientist.
Lawyers are expensive—and except for kangaroos, wild animals don’t even have pockets to carry around cash. Here’s who picks up the tab.
An app for that is on the way, says the head of the Berkeley Seismological Lab, and it could provide life-saving seconds of warning time.
“No place on earth is more than a multi-hour jet flight from anyplace else. That kind of complexity vastly increases our vulnerability. It allows for cascades of transmission.”
A Costa Rican journalist (and Berkeley J-School alumna) traces the emotional, political tangle of Costa Rica’s stance on reproductive rights.
In five floors of the Berkeley icon lay tons of fossils extracted from treasure troves of prehistoric preservation such as the La Brea Tar Pits. So who uses this stuff?
Research keeps confirming that to be successful, women need more of what they lack: confidence. But therein lies the paradox.
Berkeley-trained engineering specialist hopes wineries will invest in this method to save “liquid money”—and human lives—before the next big earthquake.
In the triad of prostitution, the women are often victims and the pimps are the bad guys—but johns may be the low-hanging fruit.
UC Berkeley expert: “We have to be proactive, we have to get going. What we do—or don’t do—right now will affect the Sierra Nevada for the next century or more.”