Family and allies of the late Cal grad Brittany Maynard are working nonstop to get the bill through a key Assembly committee tomorrow, as Catholic and disability rights organizations fight to block its passage.
Trying to sell something? New research indicates when it’s better to price an item at, say, a nice round $100, and when it’s more advantageous to list it for exactly $103.50.
Haas students’ company tries to make the case that alumni homeowners who want to go solar should be able to get a loan from their alma mater’s endowment instead a big bank.
Company devised technique to create different types of silks—strong, stretchy, super soft. These threads will go into creating truly designer clothing—down to the molecular level.
Linguists predict that as many as half the world's languages will vanish by the end of the century without intervention. The Rosetta Disk is designed to act as a decoder ring for the future.
UC itself described its mission as audacious and far-reaching. The goal: “harnessing the collective power of UC to help put the world on a path to sustainably and nutritiously feed itself.”
“He’s got a shot at coming back for sure.” The DIY science of cryonics has remained on the fringe since a Berkeley-trained psychologist was first frozen in 1967—but the believers remain optimistic.
Food production now accounts for 80 percent of world deforestation, 70 percent of fresh water consumption and up to 30 percent of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions. Something has to give, fast.