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  1. Next Leap for Robots: Picking Out and Boxing Your Online OrderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | Wall Street Journal

    Developers close in on systems to move products off shelves and into boxes, as retailers aim to automate labor-intensive process Facing more pressure to speed orders more quickly to customers, a rising number of companies are using high-tech robots in their manufacturing process. But could it render humans obsolete? The WSJ takes a look inside.

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  2. Baseball Tackles Workplace Mystery: How to Build Team Chemistry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Wall Street Journal

    The sport is desperately trying to answer an age-old question, whether something as nebulous as "chemistry" be quantified-and then weaponized This season, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have embarked on an ambitious experiment in an effort to solve one of the deepest mysteries in sports. They received permission from the San Francisco Giants to put GoPro cameras in the dugout of the franchise's San Jose minor-league affiliate.

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  3. Google Pays Professors to Boost Washington InfluenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Wall Street Journal

    Company paid $5,000 to $400,000 for research supporting business practices that face regulatory scrutiny; a 'wish list' of topics. Google operates a little-known program to harness the brain power of university researchers to help sway opinion and public policy, cultivating financial relationships with professors at campuses from Harvard University to the University of California, Berkeley.

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  4. The Ethics of Gene EditingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    Is it moral to alter an unborn child's genome to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's? What about editing for hair color or athleticism? Amy Dockser Marcus reviews "A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution" by Jennifer A. Doudna and Samuel H. Sternberg. Until recently, the name Jennifer Doudna was not widely known.

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  5. GOP Leads Efforts to Pass State Laws It Says Protect Free SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    Demonstrators have chased away conservative speakers over the past few months at the University of California, Berkeley, and Middlebury College in Vermont.

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  6. Symbolic Arrest, Real CostRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    What does a "symbolic arrest" entail for the parties involved? Symbolic DAs, judges, court records and other public expenses? Not to mention the valuable time of the arresting officer. Regarding the April 28 "Notable & Quotable: Protests" from the Berkeley, Calif., Police Department website: What does a "symbolic arrest" entail for the parties involved? Symbolic DAs, judges, court records and other public expenses? Not to mention the valuable time of the arresting officer.

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  7. Ann Coulter Won't Speak at UC BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    Conservative speaker Ann Coulter said she won't speak at the University of California, Berkeley, on Thursday after losing support from a conservative group that had been seeking to bring her there. The cancellation comes after nearly a week's worth of high drama about whether Ms.

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  8. Berkeley College Republicans Sue School Over Ann Coulter SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    Conservative students at the University of California, Berkeley, who are seeking a venue this week for a speech by conservative commentator Ann Coulter, filed a lawsuit in federal court on Monday against the school.

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  9. Berkeley to Allow Ann Coulter to Speak, After AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    BERKELEY, Calif.-Officials at the University of California, Berkeley reversed course Thursday and announced they will allow conservative commentator Ann Coulter to speak at the school next month.

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  10. Notable & Quotable: Berkeley EmergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    Advising students to remain in their dormitories and classrooms until the situation was resolved, the University of California, Berkeley declared a campuswide lockdown Thursday after several loose pages from The Wall Street Journal were found on a park bench outside a school building.

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  11. Who's Afraid of Student Journalists?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    Riots last week at the University of California, Berkeley stopped Milo Yiannopoulos, a right-wing provocateur who contributes to Breitbart News, from speaking on campus. The violence forced the cancellation of his event and inflicted $100,000 in damage to school property, according to administrators.

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  12. 'Sell in May and Go Away': Mostly a Myth, but Not EntirelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    The stock market's famous six-months-on, six-months-off pattern-known alternately as "Sell In May and Go Away" or the Halloween Indicator-is more than a superstition. But not by much.

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  13. Trump Tweet on Violent Berkeley Protest Raises Question Over FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    Hours after violent protests forced officials at the University of California, Berkeley, to cancel an appearance by a right-wing speaker, President Donald Trump appeared to threaten the university's federal support. "If U.C. Berkeley does not allow free speech and practices violence on innocent people with a different point of view-NO FEDERAL FUNDS?" Mr. Trump said in a message posted on Twitter early Thursday.

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  14. University of California, Berkeley Cancels Speaker After Violent ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    Officials at the University of California, Berkeley canceled the appearance of a right-wing provocateur, Breitbart News Network writer Milo Yiannopoulos, on Wednesday after protesters swarmed the campus, lighted fires and smashed windows. Photo: Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO-Officials at the University of California, Berkeley canceled the appearance of a right-wing speaker on Wednesday after protesters swarmed campus, lighting fires and smashing windows.

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  15. Soda Taxes, Pitchfork Fishing: A Look at New Laws for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Wall Street Journal

    In cities and states across the U.S., the new year brings a flurry of new laws addressing everything from soda consumption and sick leave, to semiautomatic weapons and catfish catching. Here are the highlights: "Soda taxes" are bubbling up.

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  16. Rival Research Teams Head to CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

    A dispute between two research institutions over which invented Crispr-Cas9, a technology scientists hope will reduce gene-editing to something akin to cutting and pasting text on a computer, enters a crucial phase Tuesday. On one side of the dispute over the technology are University of California, Berkeley, and University of Vienna, where researchers Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier published a key paper on Crispr in 2012 and filed for a patent in May of that year.

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  17. General Electric to Buy Two Tech StartupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

    GE is acquiring Wise.io Inc., a machine learning firm, and Bit Stew Systems Inc., which enables the 'ingestion' of masses of data for industrial applications General Electric Co. said Tuesday it would buy a pair of tech startups and unveiled several new customers for its GE Digital business, as the conglomerate seeks to convince investors its future is as much about software as heavy machinery.

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  18. When Your Family Nixes a Home Purchase, Buy It AnywayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

    Her husband said, 'No way.' Her daughter said, 'No way.' But Karen Brown thought the $2 million mansion in Berkeley, Calif., was a steal.

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  19. Ava, App for Hearing-Impaired, Is WSJDLive Audience FavoriteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

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  20. WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange's Isolation DeepensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Wall Street Journal

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