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Dr. Jennifer Doudna executive director of the University Of California’s Innovative Genomics Initiative (vcresearch.berkeley.edu)

KCBS In Depth: ‘Game Changing’ DNA-Editing Technology Booms In The Bay Area And Beyond

In 2012, a revolutionary new “DNA scissors” technology was discovered at UC Berkeley by Dr. Jennifer Doudna and since then, it has exploded in popularity. In 2012, a revolutionary new “DNA scissors” technology was discovered at UC Berkeley by Dr. Jennifer Doudna and since then, it has exploded in popularity. KCBS In Depth’s Jane McMillan talks with Dr. Doudna, the executive director of the University Of California’s Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI), about how the technology works and its applications for the future.

04/28/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feds Probe How UC Berkeley, Other Colleges Handle Reports Of Sexual Assaults

UC Berkeley is among more than 50 colleges being investigated for how they handle reports of sexual assaults on their campuses.

04/23/2014

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Supreme Court Ruling Jeopardizes Hope To Overturn Affirmative Action Ban At California Public Universities

The effort to overturn California’s ban on affirmative action at state public universities suffered a severe blow with a Supreme Court decision announced on Tuesday.

04/22/2014

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Cal Scientists Go Underground To Monitor Hayward Fault Heartbeat

With a network of sensors spread across the UC Berkeley campus, scientists are hoping to get a clear picture — and sounds — of the Hayward Fault’s next big move.

04/18/2014

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

More Latino Than White Students Admitted To University Of California Schools

Preliminary admissions data show that 17,589 Latino students have been accepted as freshmen at one of the University of California’s nine undergraduate campuses for the fall, or 29 percent of all 61,120 in-state applicants who were offered a spot. That compares to 16,378 white residents, who made up 27 percent of the admitted applicants.

04/18/2014

Head coach Cuonzo Martin of the Tennessee Volunteers looks on from the bench in the first half against the Mercer Bears during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 23, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Cal Nabs Tennessee Head Coach To Lead Men’s Basketball Program

Martin replaces Mike Montgomery, who retired last month after six seasons in Berkeley. Martin went 63-41 in three seasons at Tennessee, including a 24-13 mark and an appearance in the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament this season. He also was previously the coach at Missouri State.

04/15/2014

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Cal Student Found With Measles Attended Class Last Week

The student, who attended classes the week of March 31, was diagnosed on Friday.

04/05/2014

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cal Student With Measles Unknowingly Exposes Bay Area Residents To Disease

UC Berkeley and the Berkeley city health department have begun contacting people who may have come into contact with a student who’s been diagnosed with the measles.

04/05/2014

Cal Golden Bears head basketball coach Mike Montgomery. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Cal Men’s Basketball Coach Montgomery Retires

The 67-year-old Montgomery decided to retire following an up-and-down season that ended last Wednesday with a loss to SMU in the quarterfinals of the NIT.

03/31/2014

California head coach Mike Montgomery. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Cal Coach Mike Montgomery Weighing Retirement

Cal coach Mike Montgomery is scheduled to meet with athletic director Sandy Barbour on Monday to let her know whether he plans to retire.

03/30/2014

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