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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Researchers discover largest black holes ever

UC Berkeley researchers have discovered the two largest black holes ever spotted, according to a recently published report in the journal Nature. According to the researchers, the discovery of the black holes — which took about eight years of research — may help scientists further explore the ways in which
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UC Berkeley receives grant for earthquake warning system

With the possibility of a large earthquake approaching, a grant for $2 million over the next three years will allow UC Berkeley researchers to work toward creating an early earthquake warning system for the public. The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awarded $2 million each to UC Berkeley, California Institute
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