Information overload has been around since the 1800s

There are striking similarities between 19th and 21st century mass media consumption habits and their effects on society.

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Float away with a good book

There’s nothing better than a good book for that long flight or lazy summer afternoon.

UC Berkeley bells from below

How UC is ringing out the summer

It's far from quiet in the summer months across the campuses of the University of California.

Charlie Bamforth with beer glasses

Awards pour in for the ‘pope of foam’

Brewing legend Charlie Bamforth has been honored this year with three prestigious global awards in his field.

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Thank Instagram and Snapchat for your fading memories

Documenting your life may come at the cost of actually being able to remember it.

UC Berkeley Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan, on science, psychedelics and the human mind

The UC Berkeley professor talks his ‘trip’ through a whole new world on a new podcast.

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Sign here

UC San Diego has a long history of researching and teaching American Sign Language.

Yanny Laurel UCSF

Yanny vs. Laurel: The science is in

How the perception twisting audio clip was able to set the internet aflame.

UC San Diego Bradford Young

‘Star Wars’ cinematographer talks race and Hollywood

How Academy Award nominee Bradford Young found his way as a black filmmaker.

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Digitizing Thomas Edison's record label

Recordings of Teddy Roosevelt and Morse code are among early audio experiments.

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