China will grant CRISPR patent to UC

China’s State Intellectual Property Office, or SIPO, announced Monday that it will grant the University of California, in conjunction with the University of Vienna and Emmanuelle Charpentier, a patent for its CRISPR gene-editing technology.
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Loans present threat to families

A massive crisis is quietly building with rapidly burgeoning student college loans caused by equally snowballing increases in college costs: the inability of indebted college students to marry and raise children after graduation. Yet there is an answer to this problem. As noted in a recent article in the Wall
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Campus official responds to critical Memorial Stadium article

A UC Berkeley administrator fired back at the Wall Street Journal in a letter to the editor published Saturday after the paper printed a controversial article about the financing of Memorial Stadium on April 18. The article characterized the renovations as costly and possibly surprising considering the school “hasn’t had a powerhouse
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