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University of California, Berkeley

From a group of academic pioneers in 1868 to the Free Speech Movement in 1964, Berkeley is a place where the brightest minds from across the globe come together to explore, ask questions and improve the world.

The University of California was founded in 1868, born out of a vision in the State Constitution of a university that would "contribute even more than California's gold to the glory and happiness of advancing generations."

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National parks in the U.S. are more vulnerable to climate change than the rest of the country, according to a study from researchers at UC Berkeley and the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
After you hit 105, the odds of reaching 110 even out, according to a new lifespan study.
Human activity is causing the planet’s mammals to flee daylight for the protection of night, according to a new study from UC Berkeley.
UC Berkeley scientists demonstrated that their next-generation water harvester can collect drinkable water from desert air using solar heating during the day.
Researchers have developed a hand-held, user-friendly version of the ophthalmoscope to detect eye disease caused by diabetes.
Berkeley engineers are developing a new technology that could dramatically improve the speed and accuracy of early breast cancer detection through the use of microfluidics.
A new study has found that people who ate more fast food were exposed to higher levels of potentially harmful chemicals known as phthalates than people who ate more home-cooked meals.
Neuroscientists, using rats, have demonstrated the brain's flexibility by training neurons that normally process input from the eyes to control a computer-generated tone.
Neuroscientists at the University of California Berkeley have tracked the progress of a single thought through the brain.
Vision scientists at UC Berkeley and the University of Toronto have discovered that naturally occurring molecules known as lipid mediators have the potential to halt the progression of glaucoma, the world’s second-leading cause of blindness.