Majority of Newborn Babies suffer from Bipolar Affective Disorder

Berkeley, CA – A recent study, published by the University, found that a surprisingly large percentage of babies, apparently, suffer from undiagnosed Bipolar Affective Disorder and that the numbers are even higher in newborns. The neurological condition, formerly known as manic depression, is characterized by periods of excitability and mania followed by deep depression. In […]

Science Fair Winners Disappointed By Lack Of Volcano Research Projects

Berkeley, CA – Three hundred junior high and high school science fair winners visited the University this week to learn about career opportunities in science. The students represented a broad cross section of schools from across the country and included mostly 8th-10th graders. The head of the University’s STEM outreach and education effort, Dr. Barb […]

Scientists Propose “Healthy” Soda Serving Sizes

Ingrid and Jakki with new “healthy-sized” sodas. A report out today from the University proposes new healthier portion sizes for sweetened and carbonated beverages. The new recommendations are based on evidence that humans rarely encountered such carbohydrate-dense foods in evolution and our bodies were just not designed for such a “wicked sugar rush”. Citing well […]

Demotivational: Contaminated Vial

We think you can guess how the rubber septum got contaminated since she’s not wearing gloves. No properly trained worker would ever hold this type of vial in this way. Crimp top vials are also supposed to have an aluminum seal on their top that protects them from all that touchy touchy. Click to Rebigify! […]

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Molecular Biologists Unearth Race of Skeleton People

Berkeley, CA – A team of researchers from the University disclosed today that they have discovered what they believe to be a previously undescribed branch in the evolutionary tree that may, “revolutionize how we understand science and even the origins of life itself”. At a hastily organized news conference the project leader, Dr. Kai S. […]