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A UC Berkeley study suggests we're busy recharging our brainâ€™s learning capacity during a dreamless light slumber that takes up half our sleeping hours.
BERKELEY, Calif., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosendin Electric (www.rosendin.com), the nation's largest private electrical contractor and a 100-percent employee-owned company, today announced that the company has started work on the seismic retrofit of the California Memorial Stadium at the University of California, Berkeley.
The body is a dancerâ€™s instrument, but is it attuned to the mind?
Tyrannosaurus rex was an opportunistic feeder, not a top predator, paleontologists say.
The Western fence lizard's reputation for helping to reduce the threat of Lyme disease is in jeopardy.
Physicists propose beaming laser at atmospheric sodium to measure global magnetic field.
Has Valentineâ€™s Day become post-racial? Not yet, it seems.
Ever wonder how much fuel you can save by avoiding stop-and-go traffic, closing your window, not using air conditioning or coasting toward stops?
New experiments at the University of California, Berkeley, may one day lead to anti-viral treatments that involve swallowing Salmonella bacteria, effectively using one bug to stop another.
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found a way to grow nanolasers directly onto a silicon surface, an achievement that could lead to a new class of faster, more efficient microprocessors, as well as to powerful biochemical sensors that use optoelectronic chips.
Einsteinium is a metallic synthetic element with the symbol Es and atomic number 99. It became the seventh transuranic (atomic number higher than 99) element produced. It was named for Albert Einstein. It is an element found within the actinoid series which includes Actinium. Though it has only been produced in small amounts, it has been accurately determined to be silver in coloration. Like all synthetic elements, einsteinium isotopes are highly radioactive and are extremely toxic. Besides...
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