- Discovery opens door for homemade morphine, painkillers Updated: May-18-15 12:40 pm
LOS ANGELES - Scientists have figured out all the steps to make morphine and similar painkillers without using opium poppies, opening the door for home-brewed drugs and even wider abuse.
- Hidden camera found in women's bathroom of UC Berkeley dorm Updated: May-14-15 11:16 pm
BERKELEY, California - Police are looking for a voyeur who set up a hidden video camera in a dorm bathroom on the University of California, Berkeley campus.
- Using a smartphone microscope to detect parasites in blood Updated: May-06-15 3:14 pm
WASHINGTON - Prick a finger and have the blood checked for parasites - by smartphone? Scientists are turning those ubiquitous phones into microscopes and other medical tools that could help fight diseases in remote parts of the world.
- UC Berkeley's Mark Twain project finds cache of new writing Updated: May-04-15 10:22 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have pieced together a collection of dispatches written by Mark Twain when the author was a young newsman in San Francisco.