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20 min ago | National Geographic

It's Thanks to Evolution That No Two Faces Are Alike, Study Finds

Human faces show an amazing diversity of features, as seen in images from National Geographic 's "The Changing Face of America." From bug eyes to aquiline noses, square jaws to chin dimples, no two faces are alike.

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1 hr ago | Freshnews

CHGT: Increasing Visibility Boosts 3D Printing Industry

In the latest example that 3D printing is fast becoming a mainstream phenomenon, one of the largest universities in the U.S. recently introduced an on-campus 3D printer where users can design and order 3D printed products on-site. The unveiling of the "Innovation Station" at the University of Texas at Austin is a favorable development for Changing Technologies, Inc. and subsidiary 6th Dimension Technologies as they continue developing the latest innovative concepts to customize the technology for the fast-growing multi-billion dollar industry.

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1 hr ago | The Daily Caller

Gall: Robert Reich, Who Makes $242,613 Teaching One Class, Criticizes Other Rich People

Robert Reich, who served as U.S. secretary of labor for four years under Bill Clinton, is currently a public policy professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He took time off from his hectic schedule of teaching exactly one course this fall to excoriate American CEOs and Harvard Business School for allowing "a pay gap between CEOs and ordinary workers that's gone from 20-to-1 fifty years ago to almost 300-to-1 today."

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5 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Emeryville: Nearly 200 board 'People's Climate Train' for NYC march

About 175 people gathered Monday at the Emeryville Amtrak station to rally for action on climate change and then set out for the People's Climate March on Sunday in New York City. "This is an epic journey we are embarking on," local organizer and Berkeley resident Valerie Love told a cheering crowd outside the station, before the group embarked on a four-day train trip to New York.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

NewsOK.com

Strange But True: Body position can affect mood

Q. How you feel can affect whether you're smiling or not. But how about the reverse? Can putting on a smile affect how you feel? A. Actually, "body position, postures, gestures and facial expressions can influence how we think, feel and even behave," reports the University of California, Berkeley, wellness letter.

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SFGate

Radio Hall of Fame class of 2014

The Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame will formally induct nine new members Saturday. Well, as formally as you can at a seafood restaurant .

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SFGate

Cal football kickoff set for 1 p.m. against Colorado

A general view of the California Golden Bears playing against the Washington Huskies at California Memorial Stadium on November 2, 2012 in Berkeley, California. California Memorial Stadium went through a 21-month $321 million renovation and reopened for the 2012 football season.

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Examiner.com

Marin Symphony Does it Again

These thoroughly accessible "pops" concerts are the perfect vehicle for introducing the uninitiated to classical music . The Marin Symphony is exceptionally good at community outreach.

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Shelter Island Reporter

Gardening with Galligan: Women plant pioneers

She was born in 1859 in Toronto, Canada. Her mother died when she was six and she was cared for in a convent for most of her childhood.

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SFGate

After 30 years, Berkeleya s colony of spotted hyenas are leaving town

BERKELEYSIDE: If you're hiked the trails above North Berkeley you may have heard their distinctive, giggle-like calls, but not for much longer. This week the last of Berkeley's captive colony of spotted hyenas will leave their home at UC Berkeley's Field Station for the Study of Behavior, Ecology, and Reproduction.

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Forbes.com

Zynga.org's Game-Based Learning Accelerator Pairs Newbies With Experienced Players

I am full-time father of two little boys. I teach in Temple University's Intellectual Heritage Department.

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Holtville Tribune

Engineers aim to connect the world with ant-sized radios

A Stanford engineering team, in collaboration with researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, has built a radio the size of an ant, a device so energy efficient that it gathers all the power it needs from the same electromagnetic waves that carry signals to its receiving antenna - no batteries required. Designed to compute, execute and relay commands, this tiny wireless chip costs pennies to fabricate - making it cheap enough to become the missing link between the Internet as we know it and the linked-together smart gadgets envisioned in the "Internet of Things."

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Newkerala.com

App to track what makes you truly happy

Do you think the smartphone is a source of undue stress? Try this app created by three students at the University of California-Berkeley that claims to make them a source of goodness. The "Happyness" app is marketed as a tool to help you focus on what truly matters in life.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Food brand update: Annie's sells out to General Mills while Barbara's ...

General Mills, one of the most deceptive food companies in the world and a processed food giant that funds efforts to block GMO labeling transparency, is reportedly purchasing Annie's for $820 million. [1] Annie's, based in Berkeley, California, is a well-known organic food brand that has long been favored by organic consumers.

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Berkeley Daily Planet

Let's Take It Again from the Top: Chancellor Dirks's second message on civility

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks sent this message to the campus community today: Every fall for the last many years, we have issued statements concerning the virtue of civility on campus. This principle is one of several that Berkeley staff, students, faculty and alumni themselves developed and today regard as "fundamental to our mission of teaching, research and public service."

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TheCelebrityCafe

Miley Cyrus releases cover of Led Zeppelin's 'Babe I'm Gonna Leave You'

After premiering her art collection at New York Fashion Week, Miley Cyrus released a cover of Led Zeppelin's "Babe I'm Gonna Leave You" on Soundcloud. She announced the news on Twitter late Friday.

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PsychCentral

'Neural Workaround' May Help Stave Off Dementia

Researchers have discovered a "neural workaround" in the human brain that can compensate for the buildup of beta-amyloid, a destructive protein associated with Alzheimer's disease. According to researchers at the University of California-Berkeley, the findings could help explain why some people with beta-amyloid deposits retain normal cognitive function while others develop dementia.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Berkeley Daily Planet

Two Women Injured in Berkeley Apartment Fire

Two women escaped from a fire in a Berkeley apartment building this morning, a deputy fire chief said. Shortly after 9 a.m., firefighters received a report of a blaze in an apartment building in the 3100 block of King Street, about three blocks west of the Ashby BART station, Berkeley fire Deputy Chief Avery Webb said.

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StreetsBlog.org

Costly New Parking Garages Still Gobbling Up Land at BART Stations

Oakland and BART officials cut the ribbon Monday on a new parking garage for a "transit village" being built at MacArthur Station. Photo: BRIDGE Housing/Twitter BART continues to encourage the construction of multi-story parking garages at its stations, despite the exorbitant costs and lost potential for valuable land that could be put to better use.

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Shape

How to Tell If a Pair of Sunglasses Is Worth It

Don't throw away those cheap shades from the kiosk-they are just as good at protecting your eyes from UVA and UVB rays as their high-end counterparts, according to a study from University of California, Berkeley. Just how cheap were the sunglasses that were tested? A mere $10.

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