University of California - Berkeley

Seizing control of brain seizures

(Medical Xpress)—A few years after serving in the Israeli army during the first Gulf War, Daniela Kaufer made a startling discovery about the effect of psychological stress on the brain. As a graduate ...

Feb 20, 2014
popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0

Researchers open door to new HIV therapy

People infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) can stave off the symptoms of AIDS thanks to drug cocktails that mainly target three enzymes produced by the virus, but resistant strains pop up ...

Jan 28, 2014
popularity 5 / 5 (3) | comments 0 | with audio podcast

Is food getting safer?

With all the headlines about foodborne illness in recent years, it might seem that the problem of food contamination is at epic levels. Most recently, poultry contaminated with Salmonella sickened close to ...

Jan 17, 2014
popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 1

Dim the lights on teen night owls

Dim lights, board games and no bedside electronics: an old-fashioned sleepover? Not exactly. This overnight takes place at the University of California, Berkeley, and involves dozens of undergraduate research assistants, ...

Sep 26, 2013
popularity 3 / 5 (2) | comments 0