8/21/2019 Los Angeles Magazine - Traffic apps, like Waze, turned L.A. neighborhoods into "shortcuts." Los Angeles Magazine recently spoke to UC Berkeley's Alex Bayen and Susan Shaeen about how we got here and whether this trend can be reversed.
6/20/2019 - New research shows that cuts in federal funding for science might endanger the innovation that increasingly fuels the modern economy.
6/19/2019 - Berkeley Engineering researchers suggest that emergency management agencies and local relief organizations should leverage Airbnb, Lyft, Uber and private citizens to ensure equity in emergency evacuations.
5/28/2019 - Three UC Berkeley undergrads attended the U.N. Environmental Assembly in Kenya and saw their proposals included in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
5/17/2019 - Stung by bad press and government investigations, Facebook is investing $7.5 million in a partnership with three universities — UC Berkeley, Cornell and Maryland — to develop new methods to improve detection of fake content, fake news and misinformation campaigns. At Berkeley, the work will be led by EECS professors Hany Farid and Alexei Efros.
5/1/2019 Researchers have built an online, multi-player video game to explore how nuclear weapons influence decision making in a conflict.
4/3/2019 American Chemical Society - UC Berkeley researchers develop a rapid, cost-effective method to make lead pipes safe.
1/30/2019 - UC Berkeley's ongoing video series on the intersection of social activism and technology profiles recent CS doctoral graduate Rebecca Sorla Portnoff, who uses her computer security know-how to help catch sex traffickers.
10/15/2018 - In an episode of the Knowledge@Wharton podcast, Berkeley professor of energy Daniel Kammen and Wharton's Brian Berkey discusses a new United Nations report warning that severe impacts of global warming are likely to occur by 2040.
8/22/2018 San Francisco Chronicle - In an op-ed column, energy researcher Dan Kammen writes about why he believes California should — and ultimately will — pass into law the “bold goal” of 100 percent clean, zero-carbon electricity by 2045.