Quantcast

Latest UC Berkeley Stories

bba164504e496d4f39cc34f443c216931
2010-05-25 07:07:07

Stress caused by psychological shock from the Sept 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, felt even by people with no direct link to the event, may have led to an increase in male children being miscarried in the US.

2010-05-24 14:48:26

New action mechanism for topoisomerases could help improve antibiotics, anticancer drugs.

1504896636b66c81bad88b380e3b6ea41
2010-05-19 13:32:35

In the past decade, robotic telescopes have turned astronomers' attention to scads of strange exploding stars, one-offs that may or may not point to new and unusual physics.

9234269249cc7e27fac8390d947e0a901
2010-04-29 15:05:00

A team of scientists is publishing this week the first genome sequence of an amphibian, the African clawed frog Xenopus tropicalis, filling in a major gap among the vertebrates sequenced to date.

b4be17149fa7ea9fc75e68d6c25f85b71
2010-03-26 07:51:59

University of California, Berkeley, biologists have found a signal that keeps stem cells alive in the adult brain, providing a focus for scientists looking for ways to re-grow or re-seed stem cells in the brain to allow injured areas to repair themselves.

52c4ec7f88713f999bc8c3cf852b8ad9
2010-03-11 07:40:00

Sloan Digital Survey data provide test that rules out alternative theories of gravity.

f24536f807b09c26a12198e4baee11bc
2010-03-04 14:25:00

Naegleria genome sheds light on transition from prokaryotes to eukaryotes.

54ff3b47b8ffc3c826da06bd26554c95
2010-03-01 15:35:32

Atrazine, one of the world's most widely used pesticides, wreaks havoc with the sex lives of adult male frogs, emasculating three-quarters of them and turning one in 10 into females.

2010-02-24 09:24:23

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $24.5 million to researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, to head an ambitious, multi-institutional center that could one day lead to a million-fold reduction in power consumption by electronics.

523bde704e89c0d2c2b176df592a09b71
2010-02-21 10:35:00

Findings suggest that a biphasic sleep schedule not only refreshes the mind, but can make you smarter.


Latest UC Berkeley Reference Libraries

0_550df7f58f7ddbda3e0b06daced509d8
2009-07-14 16:50:21

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...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).