Golden Scholars

Scholars: Predict quakes & cop-protest dynamics

The Golden Scholars series was is here to bring attention to UC Berkeley developments and news. This week, we're going to take a look at Berkeley's intersections with two big news stories.

Berkeley undergrad's start-up for youth STEM edu


Monitoring copper and iron in living brain tissue and a Berkeley mechanical engineering undergrad's incredible and altruistic start-up.

GN: Clarendon and Brandon seek first WNBA title


Decorated Cal alums Gennifer Brandon and Layshia Clarendon seek more hardware in the pro ranks.

Berkeley leverages value-added benefits of chilis


Would you believe that business-speak makes you look more powerful and that hot sauce can make you live longer?

Berkeley's ranks, Barsky news, & Schrodinger's cat


Berkeley's placement on two new rankings (neither of which is for party schools), hater of Cal Football Brian Barsky develops screens that eliminate the need for glasses, and Irfan Siddiqi can tell...

Scholars heal ACLs and travel through time


The latest news out of UC Berkeley! We, the disciples of Oski, research into increased tendon and ligament growth and an understanding of how powerful people feel time.

Scholars: Latest rankings of world's universities


Today's big news was supposed to be Berkeley's new ranking among the world's universities, but someone from the CGB team decided to jump the gun and post the news early. Thanks, guys.

Scholars: Taking "snapshots" of photosynthesis


All the latest news and research out of UC Berkeley, which may help in the development of clean energy and faster data transfer.

Cal vs Furd in med tech. No more Memorial Glade?


Berkeley finds ways to take advantage of modern technology to improve the world and others, but should we start that improvement right at home by getting rid of Memorial Glade?

Scholars: Why drink alcohol & Cal's new record


Berkeley professors ponder the evolutionary basis for drinking alcohol and make a record-setting microscopic measurement.

Scholars: Do online ads work & making a rad watch


When is a watch not a watch? When it's a RadWatch. Berkeley researchers develop ways to monitor radiation levels and take a look at those online ads we all love.

Scholars: Robotic partners and sex sells!


Apparently today's edition of the Golden Scholars is our belated Valentine's Day issue, wherein Berkeley teaches robots the importance of companionship and demonstrate our deep understanding of sex.

Scholars: Berkeley helps paraplegics walk again


Understanding the molecular mechanisms behind the prevalence of breast cancer in older patients and designing the optimal, affordable, and functional solution to help paraplegics walk.

Scholars: Improving Xbox Kinect & self-driving car


Developments coming out of Berkeley will improve your Xbox Kinect and watch stars go supernova.

Scholars: Berkeley cures cancer & marital fights


The number-one public university in the world tackles problems ranging from cancer to fights between spouses.

Scholars: Berkeley looking for Earth-like planets


Professor Geoffrey Marcy endures hardships to pursue his belief that habitable planets exist in the solar system and Dr. John Douglass wants to redefine our criteria for evaluating universities.

Scholars: Cal Bears learning from polar bears


A cornucopia of food-based work at Berkeley trying to make food banks healthier (more cardio?), check kelp for radiation, and pick up diet advice from polar bears.

Scholars: Berkeley students persevere in big race


Climate models confirm Nelly's concerns and Berkeley engineering students show the Bear will neither quit nor die in the Big Race.

Scholars: Studying Hispanics & things get hotter


Berkeley professors work on the Hispanic/Latino identity and find climate change is making more problems. Ugh, you're such a troublemaker, climate change.

Scholars: Where does self-control come from?


Why are some of us unable to stop loading donuts into our mouths while others demonstrate discipline and self-restraint? Did I really just lash out because it was 2° warmer?

Scholars: Berkeley researches memory formation


Berkeley's researchers are studying how the public views income inequality and tries to uncover more details of how the nervous system works, with potential applications in Alzheimer's and blindness.

Scholars: Berkeley uses telemedicine to aid Libya


Two new Berkeley projects will help the university's influence spread further and help more.

Scholars: Berkeley researchers try to read minds


Let's get into some brainy headstuffs as Berkeley researchers probe into how the human brain works.

Scholars: Doudna is Berkeley's newest superstar


Berkeley researchers find evidence of the dangers of thirdhand smoke. The university is helping students realize their dreams of creating solutions to global problems. Jennifer Doudna is the next...

Golden Scholars: Berkeley tissue engineering Oski?


The start of a new series bringing focus to the academic discoveries being done right next-door to Memorial Stadium and Haas Pavilion. Getting things started with the non-magic magic at Berkeley,...

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