Scientists Can Now Herd Cells Like Cattle Using Electrical Fields

We've known that flesh wounds create disturbances in the skin's bioelectric field since Emil du Bois-Reymond first placed an injured hand in a galvanometer in 1843. Thanks to a new discovery from a team at the University of Berkeley, we might soon be able to harness those currents to heal ourselves with electricity. » 3/12/14 2:20pm 3/12/14 2:20pm

Allen Telescope Array Fully Operational; Set To Find Treacherous Space…

Paul Allen's SETI array was powered up yesterday. Currently with 42 6-meter dishes in operation, the final product will have 350 antennas (antennae?), capable in total of scanning over 1 million star systems in the hope of finding some kind of intelligent life out there. Since the Hat Creek, California, telescope… » 10/12/07 8:25am 10/12/07 8:25am

UC Berkeley Puts Lectures Online to Bore You At Home

Just like MIT and various other colleges before it, UC Berkeley's put a bunch of lectures online to YouTube so you can watch and learn from the comfort of your toilet. Berkeley does have a great computer science department (top three or something), but don't expect many of those lectures online for free though—why… » 10/04/07 4:50pm 10/04/07 4:50pm