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Chemical & Engingeering News: A story about increasing chemical industry investment in academia mentions Berkeley in multiple contexts, focusing particularly on its developing relationship with Dow Chemical in a new green chemistry venture. more...
The New York Times: Professor James Robinson discusses problematic issues in the costly hip replacement business. “There are a bunch of implants that are reasonably similar,” he says. “That should be great for the consumer, but it isn’t.” Companies more...
Medical Xpress: In the first study to evaluate the health risks of exposure to secondhand smoke for patrons of restaurants and bars, researchers have found that the risks are well above the acceptable level. The study assessed the risk for lung more...
San Francisco Examiner: Young homeless girls and women are more susceptible to engaging in risky behavior than their male counterparts because of their different social groups, according to a new study. Senior author Colette (Coco) Auerswald, more...
Sacramento Bee: Public health research scientist Megan Schwarzman participated in a panel examining the new green chemistry laws requiring more disclosure about hazardous substances in goods produced or sold in California. Read the story in the more...
New America Media: The explosion at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, Calif. last August prompted state and federal investigations into the cause of the incident. As part of one such investigation, Governor Jerry Brown’s Interagency Taskforce on more...
San Francisco Chronicle: A story about summer interns at the San Francisco Department of Public Health HIV program mentions that some of these students are either currently studying at Berkeley or plan to do so.  Nathan Kim, a current senior at more...
NPR: Associate public health and city and regional planning professor Jason Corburn is a principal investigator on a collaborative Global Metropolitan Studies project aimed at creating a GPS map of the Nairobi city slum of Mathare. Maps are critical more...
Huffington Post: A blog post cites research by Professor Emeritus Len Syme and Ruell Stallones on acculturation and coronary heart disease among Japanese-Americans. Read the story in the Huffington Post
Los Angeles Times: Comparing satellite images and Census 2000 data, a study coauthored by Professor Rachel Morello-Frosch has found that minorities are more likely to live in "urban heat islands" and are most at risk during heat waves. As a result, more...

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