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Why we miss subtle visual changes, and why it keeps us...

Researchers discover a 'continuity field' that merges the appearance of similar objects seen within a matter of seconds Ever notice how Harry Potter's T-shirt abruptly...

Dear Mom: Student deciphers 1,800-year-old letter from Egyptian soldier

A newly deciphered 1,800-year-old letter from an Egyptian solider serving in a Roman legion in Europe to his family back home shows striking similarities...

Video: Scientists ‘herd’ cells in new approach to tissue engineering

Sometimes it only takes a quick jolt of electricity to get a swarm of cells moving in the right direction. Researchers at UC Berkeley found...

Colored diamonds are a superconductor’s best friend

Flawed but colorful diamonds are among the most sensitive detectors of magnetic fields known today, allowing physicists to explore the minuscule magnetic fields in...
Cardiovascular health a problem in U.S.

The science of love … and why some couples last for...

Love can be a battlefield. So what makes a successful relationship? Psychologist Robert Levenson (known for his work on the “marry me” gene) and his team...

Offshoring and outsourcing a mixed bag for American jobs, wages

A new study by UC Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers finds that the practices of outsourcing and offshoring jobs appear to...

Forever Valentine: Study shows marriage gets better in old age

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage – and then what? That was the question bugging UC Berkeley psychologist...

Chronic stress predisposes brain to mental illness

University of California, Berkeley, researchers have shown that chronic stress generates long-term changes in the brain that may explain why people suffering chronic stress...

Discovery opens up new areas of microbiology, evolutionary biology

A team of researchers led by Virginia Tech and University of California, Berkeley, scientists has discovered that a regulatory process that turns on photosynthesis...

A Micro-Muscular Break Through

Vanadium dioxide is poised to join the pantheon of superstars in the materials world. Already prized for its extraordinary ability to change size, shape...

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