Why UC Berkeley visiting scholar Gray Brechin says we all need to think of the drought in apocalyptic terms, and then develop and deploy a drastic “Manhattan Project” response.
How on-demand access has helped create what one UC Berkeley media professor terms “telephilia”—and led to unprecedented TV obsessions.
Men tend to blather about safe topics, whereas women are ever more pragmatic and direct about the foibles and frustrations brought on by the passage of time.
What if the extraterrestrial life we connect with proves to be not the Steven Spielbergian kewpie doll kind of alien, but instead the frothing, oozing-chartreuse-slime-from-every-pore, face-eating variety?
A student hits the open road in search of personal freedom and justice for others. The latest in our Perspectives series.
How a trip to Rio during her junior year at Cal inspired Raffaella Falch to bring samba to the masses—and why she’s determined to use it to win over Carnaval’s critics.
When legendary newsman Bill Drummond and his Berkeley students started helping inmates produce the San Quentin News, they discovered a pure journalism that has been waning in the marketplace outside the prison gates.
"Growing a boy or girl from XY or XX chromosomes requires constant interaction with the environment, which begins in the prenatal soup and continues (with) dance recitals, baseball games and cafeteria dramas that ceaselessly reinforce" the gender-divide.
The designs in a new Berkeley booklet are hardly in the Astroturf-and-plastic-pink-flamingoes or four-cacti-a-and-a-bunch-of-rocks vein. Rather they are, well, quite lovely.
Why—given what UC Berkeley expert Franklin Zimring calls a “scandalous” failure to collect data—nobody actually knows the answer.
As agriculture treats livestock with growth-boosting antibiotics, the humans who eat them are more prone to antibiotic-resistant superbugs, and to obesity. Now what?