Topic: University of California-Berkeley
Working in the deep sea at the source of the Gulf oil spill is a bit like working in space, say scientists. It's a hard place to get to, a tricky space in which to maneuver, and subject to daunting laws of physics.
06/08/2010 03:09 pm
Ardi, the 4.4 million-year-old skeleton whose discovery last year upended models of human evolution, has prompted a debate about where she lived, and whether she is indeed an ancestor of modern humans.
05/28/2010 01:50 pm
There could be serious environmental risks associated with indoor exposure to toxins from artificial fragrances.
05/28/2010 09:43 am
Even after the leaking well is permanently sealed, the Deepwater Horizon drama won't be anywhere near over. Just in Thursday's BP oil spill update, the MMS director is out, the spill is resized, and hearings proliferate on Capitol Hill.
05/27/2010 06:52 pm
The oil spill 'top kill' was proceeding according to plan Wednesday night, BP officials said. But they added that it could be another 24 hours before they know if it worked.
05/26/2010 10:33 pm
A Transocean rig worker said he overheard senior managers complaining that BP took 'shortcuts' by replacing heavy drilling fluid with saltwater in the oil well that blew out, triggering the massive Gulf oil spill.
05/26/2010 01:02 pm
As the world starts to focus on its debt crisis, Greece's financial woes may presage problems to come in Europe and the United States – with implications for your bank account and stock portfolio.
05/26/2010 11:10 am
NASA's twin sun-watching STEREO spacecrafts have tracked a comet as it looped around the sun before impact.
05/25/2010 01:51 pm
Two US hikers, imprisoned in Iran since last year, are engaged to be married when they return home, according to their mothers who just returned from visiting their children.
05/24/2010 03:59 pm
Elements of the Arizona immigration law echo 1995's controversial Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, which gave some local law enforcement officials the authority to identify and detain immigration offenders.
05/18/2010 08:28 pm