New institute focuses on problems in developing nations

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory announced Wednesday the launch of a new institute that will focus on problems faced by developing countries, including difficulties like unsafe drinking water and limited access to fuel sources. The new Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies is still in the process of trying to find funding
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Richmond site selected as Berkeley lab’s second campus

RICHMOND, Calif. — After about eight months of evaluating different finalist locations, the University of California announced Monday morning that the Richmond Field Station is the preferred site chosen for the second campus of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Berkeley Lab officials selected the field station — which the UC
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The Richmond Field Station has been selected as the location of Berkeley Lab's second campus.

UC announces Berkeley Lab’s second campus

University of California officials announced Monday that the Richmond Field Station has been chosen as the preferred site for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s second campus. According to a lab press release, the site presents the “best opportunity to solve the Lab’s pressing space problems while allowing for long-term growth.”
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Study finds some forms of gossip may be beneficial

Though traditionally seen as a way to spread nasty rumors and scandalous information, gossip may gain a better reputation after the release of a new study by a team of UC Berkeley researchers that suggests some forms of gossip can actually be positive. The study — which was published online
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