Computer scientists say they are now able to reconstruct lost languages using big data computing techniques and machine learning.
Scientists say they're homing in on the precise date of both the extinction of the dinosaurs 66 million years ago, and the massive impact that's believed by many to have caused it.
Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, say they've been able to turn back the molecular clock by infusing the blood stem cells of old mice with a longevity gene - bringing back the stem cells' ability to regenerate.
It is possible to persuade Conservatives to care about the environment, say psychologists - as long as you pitch it in terms of purity, rather than moral obligation.
Physics professor Richard A. Muller now believes that the world's climate change is a result of human activity.
Wildfires are expected to become increasingly common across the US and Europe over the next 30 years as climate change raises temperatures.
Cockroaches are famed for the way they can skitter away and disappear before you get a chance to whack them.
A total of $7.5 million of research grants has been allocated to pushing down the cost of utility-scale solar in the U.S.
Totally counter-intuitively, solar cells that emit light as well as absorbing it could actually mr much more efficient.
Upper-class people are more likely to engage in a whole range of unethical behaviors, say psychologists, who have carried out the experiments to prove it.
Biologists and engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, are working on leaping robots based on dinosaurs and lizards.
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, say they've been able to reduce the minimum voltage necessary to store charge in a capacitor, cutting the power draw and heat generation of electronic devices.
A new report has shed light on the way in which 3D viewing may cause eyestrain and headaches.
Fifteen thousand people cheered as graduating senior Austin Whitney walked up to UC Berkeley chancellor Robert Birgeneau on Saturday for the university's commencement ceremony.
3D movies could be downloaded to a smartphone in seconds with a new technology developed at the University of California, Berkeley.
Life on earth is on the verge of a mass extinction comparable to that which wiped out the dinosaurs, scientists at UC Berkeley have warned.
What happens when you mount an Xbox Kinect camera on top of a wireless "quadrocopter"? You get one of the coolest contraptions ever documented on YouTube.
Earth-sized planets could be ten a penny, say UC Berkeley astronomers, who estimate they may orbit as many as a quarter of all Sun-like stars.