Topic: University of California-Berkeley
China has limited coverage of the Egypt protest to its Xinhua news service and warned last week that websites that did not censor comments about Egypt would be 'shut down by force.'
02/01/2011 06:25 am
For the first time, scientists have confirmed an exoplanet that is rocky like Earth – not a gas giant. It's also 2,500 degrees F and denser than iron, so it's no candidate for life, say members of the team working with the planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft.
01/10/2011 05:09 pm
The planet Kepler-10b, spotted by NASA's planet-hunting space telescope, is just 1.4 times larger than Earth.
01/10/2011 04:26 pm
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange, at a seminar at UC Berkeley earlier this year, described surveillance of his organization – and a cyberattack he said came from China.
12/07/2010 06:32 pm
More private companies are screening out smokers during the hiring process, citing a need to cut health-care costs. It's generally legal, but critics say it's intrusive and unfair.
11/17/2010 01:44 pm
Researchers say X-rays emitted from the site of a supernova observed in 1979 could be the result of matter falling into the voracious maw of a baby black hole.
11/16/2010 04:13 pm
The New York Times presents readers the chance to try to balance the federal budget.
11/16/2010 03:36 pm
Evidence of perhaps the youngest black hole in the galaxy has been found, following a cosmic explosion over 30 years ago.
11/15/2010 04:07 pm
The G20 summit produced plenty of photo opportunities and some general goals. But with no real agreement agreement between the US and China on currency issues, the substance of international cooperation is absent, and the global economy teeters closer to the brink of outright protectionism.
11/15/2010 12:17 pm
The more time NBA players spend touching each other ⎯ slapping backs, bumping chests and exchanging high fives ⎯ the more successful they are, both as individuals and as a team, the research reveals.
11/12/2010 03:27 pm