UC Berkeley chemistry professor makes medical history

Earlier this week, Cal chemistry professor Jay Keasling made medical history after the development of a new antimalarial drug production technique, aimed at saving the millions of people who contract the disease in developing countries all over the world. His 12 year’s worth of findings — including his breakthrough discovery about
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Dead week: to leave or not to leave?

To leave or not to leave? That is the question. Mom and Dad want us to come home, friends want us to go to Vegas and deep down inside we know that we could really use about a month in the library, let alone a week to regroup. So what
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RA Roommate

5 questions to ask when roommate hunting

It’s that time of year again, when your dorm RAs start reminding you that they’re kicking you out the day after finals finish and landlords rent out the apartment you haven’t even found a replacement for yet. Even if you haven’t figured out where you’re living next year, chances are
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T Rex at Museum of Vertebrate Biology

10 Berkeley museums to visit this weekend

Come Cal Day, Berkeley will be more stuffed than Cal Rubgy’s trophy chest. An estimated 30,000 to 40,000 people will descend upon our streets and experience a day in the life of a Cal Bear. Here at the Daily Clog, we have a special dedication to finding the best things Berkeley offers, which coincidentally are
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The finish line

Cal Triathlon’s journey to Nationals

Crammed amid thousands anxious college students from across the United States, 40 brave racers representing Cal Triathlon inched toward the edge of their seats and crossed their fingers last Saturday. It had been a long three days in Tempe, Ariz., for these athletes. Stepping off the plane on Thursday afternoon,
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Academic Spring Fever casts its spell across UC Berkeley

Spring has finally sprung in Berkeley. The ASUC campaigns on Sproul have been replaced with the mischievous giggles of middle-schoolers on their first college tour. The flowers and cherry blossom trees are in full bloom, filling the campus with vibrant color and sneezes. The sun-covered slopes of Memorial Glade are
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Critical Mass

We Spy: bicycles invading Berkeley

If you were on Telegraph Friday night you probably noticed the hoards of cyclists that were crowding the streets in a large caravan. If it seemed like there were too many cyclists together at the same time and place for it to be coincidental, then congratulations, you have amazing instincts!
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