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Why are human faces so variable compared to other animals, from lizards and penguins to dogs and monkeys? Scientists analyzed human faces and the genes that code for facial features and found a high variability that could only be explained by selection for variable faces, probably because of the importance of social interactions in human relationships and the need for humans to be recognizable. The amazing variety of human faces - far greater than that of most other animals - is the result of evolutionary pressure to make each of us unique and easily recognizable.
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In the latest example that 3D printing is fast becoming a mainstream phenomenon, one of the largest universities in the U.S. recently introduced an on-campus 3D printer where users can design and order 3D printed products on-site. The unveiling of the "Innovation Station" at the University of Texas at Austin is a favorable development for Changing Technologies, Inc. and subsidiary 6th Dimension Technologies as they continue developing the latest innovative concepts to customize the technology for the fast-growing multi-billion dollar industry.
Q. How you feel can affect whether you're smiling or not. But how about the reverse? Can putting on a smile affect how you feel? A. Actually, "body position, postures, gestures and facial expressions can influence how we think, feel and even behave," reports the University of California, Berkeley, wellness letter.
THAT IS THE AMOUNT OF STUDENT LOAN DEBT IN AMERICA. THIS WEEK IN A KCRA 3 SERIES, WE ARE TAKING A LOOK AT THE COLLEGIATE SYSTEM, AND CRITICS SAY IT IS HAVING AN IMPACT ON STUDENTS FOR YEARS TO COME.
Janet Napolitano is steering the University of California, a $24 bilion-a-year system that's crucial to the state's economic future. University of California will launch an independent fund to fuel investments in companies powered by its research, the university system announced Monday.
California State University, Monterey Bay is one of the many Bay Area colleges offering open houses for prospective students this fall. California State University, Monterey Bay is one of the many Bay Area colleges offering open houses for prospective students this fall.
Sidecar CEO Sunil Paul's company just raised $15 million to fuel nationwide expansion and more carpooling. Are on-demand rides a zero-sum game? Last week's revelation that Uber reaps 12 times as much revenue as Lyft and provided seven times more car rides left the impression that its rivals had nothing left to do but eat its dust.
In the wake of last month's quake in Napa, app developers are trying to step in to help build out the state's under-funded earthquake early-warning system. The good news is that California's earthquake early-warning system does work as was found out after the recent Napa quake.
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Dr. Richard Allen, a UC Berkeley scientist, is weighing in on the success of earthquake early-warning technology in the wake of the recent Napa quake. Allen is director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, which received a 5-second warning before the first waves of the Napa quake rolled through.
I moved from being an entrepreneur to teaching entrepreneurship at U.C. Berkeley, Stanford University, Columbia University and Caltech after 21 years in 8 high-tech startups. My book The Four Steps to the Epiphany launched the Lean Startup movement.
The entrance to GitHub is the most Instagram-able lobby in tech. It's a recreation of the Oval Office , and the mimicry is spot-on but for the rug.
A Stanford engineering team, in collaboration with researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, has built a radio the size of an ant, a device so energy efficient that it gathers all the power it needs from the same electromagnetic waves that carry signals to its receiving antenna - no batteries required. Designed to compute, execute and relay commands, this tiny wireless chip costs pennies to fabricate - making it cheap enough to become the missing link between the Internet as we know it and the linked-together smart gadgets envisioned in the "Internet of Things."
UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks sent this message to the campus community today: Every fall for the last many years, we have issued statements concerning the virtue of civility on campus. This principle is one of several that Berkeley staff, students, faculty and alumni themselves developed and today regard as "fundamental to our mission of teaching, research and public service."
Researchers have discovered a "neural workaround" in the human brain that can compensate for the buildup of beta-amyloid, a destructive protein associated with Alzheimer's disease. According to researchers at the University of California-Berkeley, the findings could help explain why some people with beta-amyloid deposits retain normal cognitive function while others develop dementia.
The Dean of the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism echoed the criticism by outcast Democrats about the dual roles of Joe Fleming. For the past two election cycles, Fleming has served as political consultant for speaker of the House Gordon Fox and Television analyst and Pollster for WPRI-12.
I think it is great if I have a device that will allow me to avoid traffic congestion. I just wonder if I would be able to avoid the congestion if everyone had the device.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:30 am
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