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Kids #dance their hearts out at Ailey Camp http://bit.ly/1LYItk2 Cal Performances http://bit.ly/1LYIvbx
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Next-gen robots take their cues from nature. #research #ucberkeley #robotics  

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On Cal Day, don't miss a performance by BANDALOOP, dancing on the walls of the over 300-foot-tall Campanile at 2 and 4 p.m., Saturday, April 18. Details here: http://bit.ly/1G5bmcR #sharecalday   #ucberkeley  

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Happy birthday, University of California – 147 years young today!

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UC Berkeley researchers have created a “heart-on-a-chip” that effectively uses human cardiac muscle cells derived from adult stem cells to model how a human heart reacts to cardiovascular medications. The system could one day replace animal models to screen for the safety and efficacy of new drugs.

#ucberkeley   #berkeleyresearch   #stemcells   #drugs   #bioengineered  

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UC’s first Nobel Prize presented in Berkeley 75 years ago

UC’s first Nobel Prize was awarded in 1939 to Ernest Lawrence for the invention of the atom smasher, but the prize ceremony in Sweden was canceled because of looming war in Europe. So Sweden shipped the prize to San Francisco, and the Swedish consul general presented it to Lawrence on Feb. 29, 1940, during a special white-tie ceremony in Wheeler Hall.

Learn more at http://bit.ly/1E6Im1W.

#ucberkeley  #physics #berkeleynobel #history +Nobel Prize 
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+UC Berkeley researchers have been studying 189 couples since 1989 for their study. See the results in a new +Fig. 1 by University of California video. #marriage  

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MacArthur Foundation awards $1 million to Human Rights Center

The #MacArthurFoundation  has honored the UC Berkeley Human Rights Center for its investigations and research on war crimes and human rights abuses with a 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The award, announced yesterday, comes with $1 million, which the center will use to establish an endowment and to expand its sexual violence program.

Learn more at http://bit.ly/16zOwKQ.

#ucberkeley   #berkeley  +Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley School of Law  #humanrights  +John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation  #warcrimes   #sexualviolence  #berkeleyresearch

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Lights, music, seismology launch Campanile centennial celebration

Lights and ethereal music met history, technology and seismology Tuesday night in the kickoff to the Campanile’s centennial celebration, the first of many events scheduled throughout the year.

Learn more at http://bit.ly/1zMQbbT.

#ucberkeley   #campanile   #sathertower   #seismology   #technology   #history   #centennial   #campanile100  
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