Death and Dying
Science of Color
Save and Destroy
The Science of Food
Serendipity in Science
Technology and Human Interactions
The Science of Emotion and Thought
Consciousness and the Mind
Science and War
Special Report on nutrition and health. Explore delicious topics such as sushi, chocolate, and the Mediterranean diet. Featured interviews with Dr. David Presti and Dr. Patricia Crawford.
Special Report on the science of art: the Mozart Effect, the mathematics of beauty, and computer graphics animation. Includes book reviews and more. Featured interviews with Dr. Carole Hickman and Dr. Ken Goldberg.
Special Report on space exploration, from the history of NASA’s Hubble Telescope to the possibilities of interspace travel. What problems are associated with living in space? Also includes book reviews and more.
Special Report on forensic science. Includes reviews of the history of fingerprinting technology, to computer data decryption, to dental identification. Featured interview is Eric Stover, director of the Human Rights Center and forensic investigator of global human rights abuses.
The Fall 2003 issue, titled Energy & Environment focuses on some of the very relevant and critical issues regarding energy sources and environmental impact. It also includes a wide array of undergraduate research papers and a feature interview with Louise Fortmann, Chair of the Division of Society and Environment.
Special Report on medical engineering, from micromachines to bioethics. Features an interview with Professor Luke Lee, instructor and bioMEMs researcher in the department of Bioengineering.
Special Report on the effects of scientific progress on the ways of offensive and defensive war technology, cyberterrorism and more.
Special Report on Neuroscience, also featuring an interview with Philosophy Professor John Searle.
Special Report on Astrobiology. Features interviews with Dan Werthimer, Chief Scientist on the SETI@Home project, and Jere Lipps, Professor of Integrative Biology and Paleoecology.
Special Report on Government Policy in Science, also featuring an interview with Howard K. Schachman, Graduate School Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Special Report on Biotechnology. Features interviews with Robert Tjian, Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology and Ed Penhoet, Dean of the School of Public Health.
Special Report on Aging. Features interviews with Professors Paola Timiras and Bruce Ames of the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, who conduct research on different aspects of the aging process.
Professor Malcolm Potts (Public Health), tells Berkeley Scientific about how he became active in family planning. Starting out as a young British obstetrician, Potts went on to become one of the most active figures in family planning, the abortion controversy, and HIV/AIDS care.
Professor Raymond Stevens left UC Berkeley’s Department of Chemistry in the summer of 1999 to focus on his research at the Scripps Research Institute in San Diego. He taught Chem130A: Biophysical Chemistry, an upper division MCB course. He shares with Berkeley Scientific his experience here at Cal, his research on structural neurobiology, his plans for the future, and his opinions about the university and the scientific community.
Features interviews with Professor Alexander Pines (Chemistry) and Professor Warren Winkelstein (Publlic Health).
Features interviews with Professor Alex Filippenko (Astronomy), Professor Caroline Bertozzi (Chemistry), and Professor Peter Duesberg (MCB).
Features an inteview with Dr. Mina Bissell (Life Sciences, LBL)
The journal that won Berkeley Scientific the Columbia Scholastic Press Association’s Gold Medal Award for outstanding publications. Features interviews with Dr. Lotfi Zadeh (Computer Science), Dr. Shoshana Colman (UCB Sociology & UCSF), and Dr. Jeffrey H. Burack (UCB Public Health, UCSF Primary Care).
Berkeley Scientific’s debut issue, featuring an interview with the late Chemistry legend, Glenn T. Seaborg, is unfortunately no longer available for purchase. A copy may be found at select on-campus libraries.