Richmond Field Station is one of six finalist sites for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s proposed second campus.

Berkeley Lab to hear final proposal for second campus

Since the middle of last month, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has been listening to the proposals of cities stretching from Richmond to Alameda in order to decide where the lab will erect a second campus. According to lab spokesperson Jon Weiner, the proposed second campus is an effort to
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Peter Duesberg, the campus professor of molecular and cell biology who led the research on the development of cancer, argues that carcinogenesis is the result of speciation.

Study challenges theory of cancer formation

Cancer formation is a process akin to the development of a newly evolved species, rather than a result of mutation, according to a study recently published by researchers at UC Berkeley. Published in the July 1 issue of the journal Cell Cycle, the study, led by campus professor of molecular
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A campus research team found a reason that viewing 3-D stereo imagery on mobile devices can cause discomfort such as headaches.

Campus researchers find cause of discomfort in some 3-D displays

Researchers at UC Berkeley have recently pinpointed a cause of visual discomfort, headaches, eyestrain, and blurry vision when viewing 3-D stereo imagery, according to a study published Friday. Displays utilizing 3-D stereo imagery, including those on mobile devices  do not optimally present 3-D stereo imagery, which results in visual discomfort,
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Researchers discovered a microbe at the Great Boiling Spring in Nevada which may have implications for the production of biofuels.

Hot springs microbe may hold key to biofuels production

A team of researchers including scientists at UC Berkeley recently discovered a new microbe capable of digesting cellulose at record-breaking temperatures,  a discovery which could have impacts on the production of biofuels. The research — which was published online July 5 in the journal Nature Communications — was conducted by
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Study shows gray whales adapted diet in times of change

A recent study by UC Berkeley and Smithsonian Institution paleontologists on past gray whale diets suggests that researchers should look to how animals survived past events, such as the Ice Age, in order to anticipate how they will deal with such extreme environmental conditions in the future. The study, published
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