May June 2009

The Naked Issue Features

Out of Eden

Andrew Martinez got naked for our sins. By Pat Joseph Read more »

Here Below

Scientists unearth the secrets in virgin soil. By Frank Browning Read more »

Viagra Falls

A surprising shift in older men’s sexuality has dampened sales of the famed love drug. By Michael Castleman Read more »

Above the Influence

Power corrupts, but not absolutely everyone. By Vicki Haddock Read more »

Berkeley Agora

Toyo Ito’s bold new design for the Berkeley Art Museum is all about transparency. By Steven Winn Read more »

The Skinny on School Lunches

What a weedito is, and how it’s changing children’s lives. By Stacy Finz Read more »

The Documentary Eye

Before he “found his photographer” in Dorothea Lange, Paul Schuster Taylor captured the lives of California farmworkers. By Richard Steven Street Read more »


Do Babies Spell Doom for Marriages?

Two Berkeley psychologists plot a course for “happily ever after.”. By Anne Pinckard Read more »

Teaching Method

A new website explains science fundamentals. By Matthew Craggs Read more »

The Connected Commute

Mobile phones could provide all the traffic data you’ll ever need. By Lisa Bennett Read more »

The View from Above

An architecture professor finds the right perspective with kites. By Timothy Lesle Read more »

Free Speech

Ill Informed

Health care reporting requires years of experience to get right. Can we afford to wait? By David Tuller Read more »


Essential to Life

Robert Cole reflects on 23 years at the helm of Cal Performances. By Renate Stendhal Read more »

Touching Bass with Susan Muscarella

A jazz degree with roots in Cal. By Martin Snapp Read more »


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Tierra del Fuego

Darwin Visited (Near to) Here. By Eric Simons Read more »

Sather Gate

Playing Ball

A Cal thespian goes to the Big Show. By Martin Snapp Read more »