Lawrence Berkeley Lab fellow missing at sea

A Lawrence Berkeley National Lab fellow is missing following a fatal yacht crash off the coast of San Francisco last weekend. Shortly before 3 p.m. on Saturday, Elmer Morrissey was with three other people on a yacht that crashed near the Farallon Islands. After 30 hours of searching, the Coast
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Downtown Berkeley marred by huge labs

In Feb. 2007, Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates said, “We are poised to be an international center for the development of new environmental technologies… That opportunity grew with the award of a $500 million biofuels research center to UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab two weeks ago.” Of course you’ve
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Study: Humans emit about 37 million bacteria per hour

A recent study may give germophobic students yet another reason to dread going to lecture. A joint study of indoor microbial composition by UC Berkeley and Yale University researchers found that human presence causes a significant increase in levels of bacteria and fungi indoors. The average human emission, the study
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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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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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Mountain lion sighted near UC Berkeley campus

A mountain lion was sighted south of the UC Berkeley campus Tuesday at a campus-owned apartment complex. The unverified sighting occurred at about 10:14 p.m Tuesday at the Smyth-Fernwald apartment complex — near the Clark Kerr campus — when the mountain lion was spotted on top of a dumpster, according
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