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57 min ago | KCEN
The number of young adults taking drugs for ADHD has soared in five years, particularly among young women, whose use of the drugs is up 85 percent, according to a new report.
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1 hr ago | Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal
Highlights, and Just the Highlights: for those who only want to read the things that I have written that I believe are especially memorable... Economics 24-1: The Financial Crisis and the Little Depression of 2007-2012 : Fall 2011 U.C. Berkeley Freshman Seminar: What Is Happening Across the Wide Missouri? : From DeKalb County Illinois south to St.
1 hr ago | East Bay Express
The proposed measure would be a constitutional amendment that would roll back aspects of Prop 209, a 1996 ballot initiative that eliminated affirmative action in California's public institutions.
5 hrs ago | Switched
When tech innovators and human rights activists mobilized in San Francisco last week to discuss how modern tools can be better used to respond to global human rights violations, a critical partner came to the table for the first time: the International Criminal Court.
9 hrs ago | OUPblog
The push for performance has never been higher. Students today are faced with a grueling course load, extra-curriculars, and standardized tests.
A new study offers the first scientific proof that members of Congress and top staffers are more amenable to meeting with an identified campaign donor as opposed to one who identifies as a regular constituent.
When faced with a strange, new gizmo, preschoolers figured out how it worked more quickly than college students did, a new study shows.
Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley used an electrical current to shepherd cells in different directions and into fantastic shapes, a technique that could be useful in creating tissues.
CSO - University researchers have developed a technique that governments and Internet service providers could use to bypass secured Internet connections and gather valuable personal information.
Distinguished Professor Roberto Ayala revealed the history of evolutionary science and defended Charles Darwin's Theory of Natural Selection guiding evolution from the idea of intelligent design.
Diversity has become corporatized on American campuses, with scores of bureaucrats and administrators accentuating different pedigrees and ancestries.
As part of its continuing series on the "Future of the Internet," the Pew Research Center asked a group of thinkers in science and technology about what the Internet - turning 25 years old on Wednesday - might look like in another 10 years.
We're going to die." More to the point, if you know the meanings of the words anthropocene and paleoecology , you will want to attend the last in a series of novel free public lectures that takes place this week at SFU Harbour Centre .
Seismologists are pouring over data from the recent 6.9 magnitude earthquake that hit off the coast of Northern California Sunday night.
CHANGE AGENT – Five years ago, I wrote about former Ceres police officer George Piro, who became an FBI agent and had just appeared on "60 Minutes" to detail the seven months he'd spent picking Saddam Hussein's brain before the deposed Iraqi dictator was executed.
The Kentucky senator is planning to deliver a speech about National Security Agency overreach at the University of California, Berkeley, next Wednesday, according to a notice on the school's website.
You never know until you ask. Testifying before the House Budget Committee on Friday, OMB Director Sylvia Burwell said she's willing to talk about further adjusting spending caps.