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  1. Governor Brown Announces AppointmentRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    Juliann Sum, 58, of Berkeley, has been appointed chief of the California Department of Industrial Relations Division of Occupational Safety and Health, where she has served as acting chief since 2013. Sum served as special advisor to the director at the California Department of Industrial Relations from 2012 to 2013 and held several positions at the University of California, Berkeley from 1994 to 2012, including project director at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment and attorney and industrial hygienist at the Labor Occupational Health Program.

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  2. Of rats and men: Tolman, behavior and academic freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    If you've ever been to Tolman Hall, you probably reached it not by rigid adherence to a series of mechanical steps - start at West Circle, go up Hilgard Way, first right to the end of Morgan Hall, then first left and voila - but by navigating via the map in your head. That is, you pictured its location, and figured out a suitable route.

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  3. Amateur, professional astronomers alike thrilled by extreme storms on UranusRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    The normally bland face of Uranus has become increasingly stormy, with enormous cloud systems so bright that for the first time ever, amateur astronomers are able to see details in the planet's hazy blue-green atmosphere. "The weather on Uranus is incredibly active," said Imke de Pater, professor and chair of astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley, and leader of the team that first noticed the activity when observing the planet with adaptive optics on the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii.

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  4. Nancy Brown, CEO of American Heart Association, on California Results ...Read the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    "The American Heart Association is dedicated to ensuring all Americans have access to health in every part of their daily lives. We fight for clean air.

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  5. Faster switching helps ferroelectrics become viable replacement for transistorsRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    Ferroelectric materials - commonly used in transit cards, gas grill igniters, video game memory and more - could become strong candidates for use in next-generation computers, thanks to new research led by scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Pennsylvania. The researchers found an easy way to improve the performance of ferroelectric materials in a way that makes them viable candidates for low-power computing and electronics.

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  6. MAVEN spacecraft begins exploration of climate change on MarsRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    NASA's MAVEN spacecraft settled into its planned orbit around Mars on September 21 and is already sending back data about the upper atmosphere, according to University of California, Berkeley, space scientist Davin Larson. Larson, who led the development of the spacecraft's Solar Energetic Particles instrument, participated in a NASA media teleconference yesterday to share what the MAVEN spacecraft has seen in its first few weeks at Mars.

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  7. NASA Mission Provides Its First Look at Martian Upper AtmosphereRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft has provided scientists their first look at a storm of energetic solar particles at Mars, produced unprecedented ultraviolet images of the tenuous oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon coronas surrounding the Red Planet, and yielded a comprehensive map of highly-variable ozone in the atmosphere underlying the coronas. The spacecraft, which entered Mars' orbit Sept.

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  8. Governor Brown Announces AppointmentsRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    Thomas Mack, 78, of Manhattan Beach, has been reappointed chair of the Carcinogen Identification Committee, where he has served since 1993. Mack has been professor of preventive medicine at the University of Southern California since 1974.

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  9. NASA Shares What MAVEN Spacecraft Has Seen in its First Few Weeks at MarsRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    NASA will host a news teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, October 14, to announce early science results from its Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution mission. Launched in November 2013, the spacecraft entered orbit around Mars on September 21 completing an interplanetary journey of 10 months and 442 million miles .

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  10. Research indicates open innovation gaining momentum among large U.S. and European companiesRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    Large U.S. and European companies embrace the concept of open innovation, but firms are still learning how to get better results by combining external input with internal ideas to advance their technology, processes or services, a new study co-led by a Purdue University researcher shows. Purdue technology and innovation professor Sabine Brunswicker and Henry Chesbrough, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, surveyed 125 large firms in the United States with annual sales in excess of $250 million.

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  11. Diversified farming practices might preserve evolutionary diversity of wildlifeRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    As humans transform the planet to meet our needs, all sorts of wildlife continue to be pushed aside, including many species that play key roles in Earth's life-support systems. In particular, the transformation of forests into agricultural lands has dramatically reduced biodiversity around the world.

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  12. Engineers aim to connect the world with ant-sized radiosRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    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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  13. Young People Are Changing the Food SystemRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    Nikhil Arora and Alex Velez, graduates of the University of California, Berkeley, turned away from the world of consulting and investment banking to pursue mushroom cultivation.

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  14. APA Task Force Report Recommends Processes for Evaluating Teacher Preparation ProgramsRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    Teacher preparation is fundamental to student learning, which is why the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and governments at every level should require that teacher training programs demonstrate empirical evidence that their graduates are having a positive impact on student learning, according to a report issued by the American ... (more)

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  15. Governor Brown Appoints Four to San Diego County Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    Braner, 55, of San Diego, has served as supervisor at the San Diego County Primary Public Defender's Office, Writs and Appeals Unit since 2009, where he has served as a deputy public defender since 1998.

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  16. UC launches Global Food InitiativeRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    University of California President Janet Napolitano and chancellors from all 10 campuses are joining forces on an audacious and far-reaching goal: harnessing the collective power of UC to help put the world on a path to sustainably and nutritiously feed itself.

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