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Your muscles age. So do your joints and bones. You recognize this, try to do what you can and adapt to what you can't change.
But when it comes to the …The Brain
UC San Diego researcher Theodore Friedmann was awarded the Japan Prize in Tokyo on Thursday for his pioneering efforts to find ways to alter genes to …Japan
Corbis Images Pop quiz: It's 4:45 p.m. and your boss just dropped a new assignment in your lap, which means you'll miss your favorite spin class …Chocolate
The following script is from "Hoop Dreams" which aired on April 19, 2015. Lesley Stahl is the correspondent. Shari Finkelstein and Jennie Held, …Hoop Dreams
Recently the FDA issued a somber report: Sales of antibiotics to use in pigs, chicken, cows and seafood rose 20% between 2009 and 2013. About 32.6 …Healthy Food
A major advance in artificial photosynthesis poses win/win for the environment – using sequestered CO2 for green chemistry, including renewable fuel …Environment
In January, the British-American computer scientist Stuart Russell drafted and became the first signatory of an open letter calling for researchers …Artificial Intelligence
A new study quantifying the amount of carbon stored and released through California forests and wildlands finds that wildfires and …Climate
They weigh less than a nickel -- but they can fly through the harshest of weather conditions. Watch what happens when researchers at UC Berkeley put a hummingbird inside a wind tunnel.
Amazing: Watch a hummingbird fly in a wind tunnel
Cheryl Santa Maria
Monday, April 20, 2015, 7:36 PM - Hummingbirds need to eat …Weather
Workers’ wages have been declining in recent years. The Berkeley researchers note that from 2003-2013, inflation-adjusted wages sank for the entire bottom 70 percent of the American workforce — in other words, most of us. To add insult to injury, that same period saw a large decline in the share of …Minimum Wage
University of California Berkeley is one of the top schools in the world for entrepreneurship. But its entrepreneurial programming and alumni are …Entrepreneurship
California plays an utterly pivotal role in American agriculture. The state produces one-third of the country's vegetables and two-thirds of its …Cost of Living
A decrease in the amount of time spent eating and an increase in overnight fasting reduces glucose levels and may reduce the risk of breast cancer among women, report University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.
The fifth annual TEDxUCDavis goes beyond the conversation” this sunday (april 26), inspiring people to take action. speakers include a student who will describe an optometric device she developed with three classmates, offering a simpler, cheaper way to prescribe eyeglasses in developing
Before she graduates this summer, Rose Hong Truong will be able to say she and three classmates have a patent pending and have created an …UC Davis
TitleTag: Overnight Fasting May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk in WomenNews_release:A decrease in the amount of time spent eating and an increase in …Fasting
This world we live in can be pretty noisy — especially when you’re trying to get some sleep. But tossing in standard earplugs to block out excess …Hush
This piece started out as a confident prescription for California’s drought ills. But when I began writing, I kept coming across things that seemed …Natural Resources
The world is looking a whole lot blurrier to a growing number of people. Rates of myopia, or the inability to see objects at a distance, are rising at a staggering pace, provoking widespread discussion about what’s causing this deterioration. Its rapid increase and marked prevalence in developed …Myopia
When you take a medication for, say, high cholesterol, do you know that pill is really what the label says it is? Depending upon the type of medicine and where you live, the threat of falsified medications (also referred to as counterfeit, fraudulent, and substandard) can be quite real, yet the …Medicine
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Where did the Deepwater Horizon oil go? To Davy Jones' Locker at the bottom of the sea
New analysis traces oil to its resting …Deep Water
Can people change their ways? Yes. But don’t bother preaching against a culture’s conventions, or outlawing them. Neither will work – or not for …Activism
UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer CenterDr. Edward GaronIn what is thought to be the largest study to date using immunotherapy to treat lung cancer, …Cancer
Mansour Samadpour makes his way through the supermarket like a detective working a crime scene, slow, watchful, up one aisle and down the next. A clerk mistakenly assumes that he needs help, but Mr. Samadpour brushes him off. He knows exactly what he’s doing.
He buys organic raspberries that might …Food
The first time he saw the beautiful young woman across the crowded room, their eyes met. One week later he told he loved her. Three months later, they were married.
Does this really ever happen outside of the movies?
Scientists say we are genetically wired for the possibility of love at first sight, …Love
This makes total sense: When you're engaged in an activity you truly enjoy, you're happy. And, when you're happy you're not dwelling on all the negative things in life, nor are you stressed about obligations or problems. Certainly this is a good thing from an emotional point of view, but it also …Public Broadcasters
It’s said that it takes 1.1 gallons of water to grow a single almond, but Joshua Viers tells us that oversimplifies the issue. …Natural Resources
That’s an average overall. But if you look at data by age, you’ll notice something else, Liu says: a higher prevalence in children and young adults …Myopia
Longest Granola bar by the numbers
• 50 pounds of oatmeal
• 20 pounds of diced almond
• 15 pounds of peanuts
• 60 pounds of fresh honey
• 30 pounds of …
We posed that question to Jodi Halpern, MD, PhD, a professor of bioethics at the Joint Medical Program at the University of California, Berkeley and …Kids