Regional Parks Provide Refuge and RecreationBy Margie Cullen
Preparing to head out from the popular Skyline Gate Staging Area in Redwood Regional Park, a hiker is presented with a number of options.
Dacher Keltner is Awe-Inspired, and You Should Be TooBy Laura Smith
What Dacher Keltner teaches isn’t likely to land you a job on Wall Street or even make you more hireable, but that’s not really the point.
Berkeley Center Brings Science-Based Mindfulness to the MassesBy Leah Worthington
A stone’s throw from the southwestern edge of campus sits a squat, nondescript, brown building with a lofty dream: to untangle the science of a meaningful life.
The Edge Episode 22: The Edge Presents “Climate, Hope and Science” From the Science of Happiness
This month we’re back with something a little different. In the wake of this year’s historic floods, wildfires, and hurricanes, we asked ourselves: What would it look like to take a more optimistic attitude towards slowing climate change?
“I was afraid we’d be isolated.”By Martin Snapp
...years ago when his wife Veena gave birth to a beautiful baby girl named Violet. “The first nine months were perfect,” he says. “But when Violet was ten months old...
The Edge Episode 21: Abolish Race (in Medicine)!
For centuries, doctors have medically treated people differently according to their race because they believed that race is biological. But in the last few years, medical professionals and activists have argued that this is both wrongheaded and can be dangerous to people’s health. In this episode, we talk to Stephen Richmond, a primary care physician and assistant professor at Stanford about the movement to abolish race from medicine and how race and biology do and do not intersect.
11 Things You’ll Never Believe Came Out of Berkeley!By Pat Joseph
Yeah, okay, you’ll probably believe some of it. Still, we think it’s a fun list.
We’re not an Asian Brand. We’re not an American Brand. We’re an Asian-American Brand.By Margie Cullen
Olivia Chen and Pauline Ang have been friends for 20 years. During the pandemic, they decided to start their own canned milk tea company, Twrl.
What Does the Post-Roe Future Look Like?By Laura Smith
On June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, reversing 49 years of constitutional protection for abortion.
Tackling the Teen Sleep CrisisBy Laura Smith
Five questions with Lisa L. Lewis '89, Author of The Sleep-Deprived Teen
The Man Who Loved DDTBy Elena Conis
Berkeley biochemist Tom Jukes was an ardent conservationist and life member of the Sierra Club, but he just didn’t get 1960s environmentalism. The thing that bugged him most about the movement was its “emotional binge” against the pesticide DDT.
Mooooove Over, MeatBy Krissy Waite
Giving up hamburgers and ice cream in the next 15 years could save us from global climate catastrophe.