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Fountain Of Youth? Cal Stem Cell Research Shows Promise For Reversing Aging

Researchers at UC Berkeley have tested a drug that rejuvenates aging brain and muscle tissue in mice, a discovery that could lead to better anti-aging treatments for humans.

05/13/2015

Newborn babies lay in their beds at the St. Elisabeth and St. Barbara hospital in Halle, eastern Germany, on January 2, 2012. (WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Prospect Of DNA-Edited Designer Babies Has UC Scientists Rethinking Their Own Discovery

When scientists at the University of California, Berkeley came up with a way to edit DNA, the genetic blueprint of all living things, they had no idea one day they might regret it.

05/11/2015

A lab technician works on a blood sample at a hospital. (FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

New Microscope From UC Berkeley Uses Smartphone Camera To Analyze Parasites In Blood

Researchers at UC Berkeley developed a microscope that used a smartphone to detect parasitic worms in a person’s blood. The new device, called a CellScope, could help provide critical information to health providers in the field.

05/06/2015

circa 1895:  Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835 - 1910) the novelist, who wrote under the pen name of Mark Twain.  (Photo by Ernest H. Mills/Getty Images)

Treasure Trove Of Mark Twain Writings Discovered In SF Chronicle Archives

Mark Twain fans have a new cache of writings to pour through, many of which are 150 years old.

05/04/2015

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California Low-Wage Workers Earning Less Now Than In 1979, Study Finds

A new analysis from the University of California, Berkeley found, adjusting for inflation, low-wage workers in the Golden State are earning less than they did in 1979.

04/30/2015

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Students Notified Of Data Breach Involving Social Security Numbers, Bank Accounts

Students at UC Berkeley were being notified of a data breach that may have exposed social security numbers and other personal information Thursday, according to Cal Officials.

04/30/2015

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Lick Observatory Astronomers Discover ‘Supersized Earths’ Surrounding Relatively Nearby Star

Astronomers at the Lick Observatory atop Mount Hamilton have discovered three planets described as “supersized Earths” orbiting a star 54 light years away.

04/28/2015

A general view of California Memorial Stadium during a game between the California Golden Bears and the Northwestern Wildcats on August 31, 2013 at California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley. (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Dismisses Coach, Recruiter Arrested In Oakland Prostitution Sting

The University of California at Berkeley said Friday that it has dismissed an assistant football coach who was arrested in Oakland last week for allegedly soliciting an undercover officer during a prostitution sting.

04/24/2015

A general view of California Memorial Stadium during a game between the California Golden Bears and the Northwestern Wildcats on August 31, 2013 at California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley. (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Cal Football Recruiter Arrested In Oakland Prostitution Sting

A top recruiter for the California football team has been placed on leave, after authorities said he was arrested in a prostitution sting last week.

04/20/2015

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UC Berkeley Student Arrest For Allegedly Taking Video Of Woman In Coed Dorm Restroom

A UC Berkeley student was arrested for allegedly using a cell phone to video a woman in a residence hall restroom.

04/14/2015

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