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The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus — envisioned as a “City of Learning” — was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world’s premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.


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Future geologists may wonder how this cow (native to Eurasia) found itself in a California wildfire. BettyBop / Shutterstock

The fossils being formed today will show how humankind disrupted life on Earth

Such massive disruptions have in the past been caused by volcanoes or meteorites. Only humans have done this with full awareness of their actions.
À medida que os subúrbios se aproximam das terras agrícolas, aumenta o risco de exposição dos moradores a produtos químicos agrícolas. Carly Hyland

Pesticida glifosato está aparecendo em mulheres grávidas que vivem perto de fazendas nos EUA

Uma nova pesquisa fornece evidências, pela primeira vez, de que o principal produto químico do Roundup está atingindo as pessoas que moram nas proximidades, e não é apenas pelos alimentos que elas consomem.
As suburbs encroach on farmland, residents’ risk of exposure to farm chemicals rises. Carly Hyland

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in the weedkiller Roundup, is showing up in pregnant women living near farm fields – that raises health concerns

New research provides evidence for the first time that the primary chemical in Roundup is reaching people in nearby homes, and it isn’t just from the food they eat.
Sebuah alat pemadat sampah menggulingkan tempat pembuangan sampah aktif di TPA Pioneer Crossing di Birdsboro, Pa. Natalie Kolb/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images

Apakah sampah harus dikirim ke luar angkasa jika kita kehabisan tempat di Bumi?

Manusia menghasilkan banyak sampah, tetapi ada cara yang lebih murah dan lebih aman untuk menanganinya daripada mengangkutnya ke dalam roket.
Children wave peace doves at a concert for peace in Bogota, Colombia, in August 2022. Chepa Beltran/Long Visual Press/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

Americans do talk about peace − just not the same way people do in other countries

While Americans tend not to use the word “peace,” and instead opt for terms like “safety and security,” their desires and fears are not so different from what people in war-torn places express.
La température de surface lors de la vague de chaleur de fin juillet 2019 sur l’Europe de l’Ouest. Données (Copernicus Sentinel, 2019), processé par l'ESA

Les risques de températures extrêmes en Europe de l’Ouest sont sous-estimés

Quelle pourrait être les températures maximales en Europe ? Comment se forment les vagues de chaleur ?
Common household products such as cleaning agents can contain a wide range of harmful chemicals. gawriloff/istock via Getty Images

Body lotions, mothballs, cleaning fluids and other widely used products contain known toxic chemicals, study finds

Manufacturers don’t usually have to disclose what’s in products like shampoo and household cleaners, but a new study finds that these products can contain hazardous ingredients.
During the 2023 season, pitchers and hitters will be on the clock for the first time. Julio Aguilar/Getty Images

Against baseball’s new pitch clock

In between pitches, it might seem as if nothing is going on. But the game’s drama is still unfurling – you just need to know what to look for.
Images generated by AI systems, like these fake photos of Donald Trump being arrested (he hasn’t been arrested), can be a dangerous source of misinformation. AP Photo/J. David Ake

Watermarking ChatGPT, DALL-E and other generative AIs could help protect against fraud and misinformation

In a world of increasingly convincing AI-generated text, photos and videos, it’s more important than ever to be able to distinguish authentic media from fakes and imitations. The challenge is how.
Berada di Bahama rasanya seperti di surga, apalagi bagi perusahaan multinasional yang menghindari membayar pajak. Trent Erwin/Unsplash

1 triliun dolar yang tersembunyi: semakin melambungnya aliran keuntungan perusahaan multinasional ke surga pajak

Penelitian baru menunjukkan bahwa perusahaan mengalihkan catatan keuntungan mereka ke surga pajak, meskipun telah ada upaya global untuk menindak praktik tersebut.
Looks like paradise – especially if you’re a multinational corporation in need of a tax haven. LeoPatrizi/E+ via Getty Images

$1 trillion in the shade – the annual profits multinational corporations shift to tax havens continues to climb and climb

New research shows that companies are shifting record amounts of their profits to tax havens, despite a global effort to crack down on the practice.


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