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

UC Berkeley Research Administrator Accused Of Wanting To ‘Molest’ Assistant Resigns Amid Sexual Assault Investigation

One of UC Berkeley’s top research administrators has resigned in protest over a sexual assault investigation where he’s accused of inappropriately touching his top assistant and telling her he wanted to “molest” her.

04/13/2015

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UC Researcher’s Study Suggests Fracking Leads To Higher Levels Of Radon Gas

A preliminary study co-authored by a University of California researcher claims levels of cancer-causing radon gas has increased in Pennsylvania homes as fracking has expanded in the state.

04/10/2015

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Recycling Sewage Water Into Drinking Water May Become New Normal Amid California Drought

David Sedlak, a UC Berkeley professor of civil and environmental engineering and author of the new book “Water 4.0,” on how drinking treated sewage water could be the future.

04/09/2015

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UC Berkeley Study Finds Language Skills Among Latino Children Lag By Age 2

A new study from researchers at the University of California, Berkeley has found Latino and white babies have the same language and cognitive abilities at nine months of age, but a significant gap exists by the time they reach age 2.

04/06/2015

University of California, Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Student Allegedly Sexually Assaulted In Dorm Room By Co-Worker

The student and the suspect met at a Bay Area company where the student was doing an internship, according to police.

04/03/2015

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7.0+ Magnitude Mega-Quake Possible In Berkeley Hills As Seismic Movement Links Calaveras, Hayward Faults

Seismologists now believe the Hayward Fault is actually a branch of the Calaveras Fault, meaning the faults have a much greater destructive potential in the case of a simultaneous rupture, potentially triggering a tremor stronger than the 1989 disaster.

04/02/2015

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Missing UC Berkeley Student, Soccer Player Found Dead In Los Angeles

The body of a UC Berkeley student who went missing after a party near the University of Southern California Campus has been found dead, KCBS has learned.

03/30/2015

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LAPD Asks Public’s Help Finding Missing UC Berkeley Student Last Seen Near USC Campus

A University of California at Berkeley student-athlete has been missing since early Saturday morning in Los Angeles where he was last seen at a fraternity party, the school’s athletic department announced Sunday.

03/29/2015

Jasper Bagley (left) meets biologist Edward O. Wilson on the UC Berkeley campus on March 26, 2015. (UC Berkeley)

Bug-Obsessed Boy Visits UC Berkeley To Meet Hero, World’s Leading Ant Expert

Calling 11-year-old Jasper Bagley obsessed about bugs is not an exaggeration. He leads a bug club of 35 members in his Southern California hometown and has pet tarantulas and scorpions.

03/26/2015

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Bay Area Universities Among Best For Landing ‘Desirable’ Job, LinkedIn Data Finds

Using their vast databank, LinkedIn ranked colleges and universities based on graduates who get “desirable” jobs.

03/24/2015

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