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FEBRUARY 16, 2016
Hand holding phone If you're an Android user, you can now get a free app that taps your smartphone's ability to record ground shaking from an earthquake. UC scientists created the app with the goal of creating a worldwide seismic detection network that could eventually warn users of impending jolts from nearby quakes.
Nancy Scheper-Hughes meets pope An invitation to a Vatican forum on human trafficking brought Berkeley anthropologist Nancy Scheper-Hughes - a lifelong Roman Catholic and sometime church critic - into close proximity with Pope Francis. She recently shared reflections on the pope and the state of the Catholic Church with Berkeley News

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Liz Klinger and Lioness
Our phones are smart. Our cars are smart. Our TVs are smart. And now, even vibrators can be smart. They can provide the data a woman needs to reach her destination free of detours, traffic tie-ups and road rage. It's called Lioness, and the team developing it works out of UC Berkeley's startup accelerator, SkyDeck.
World traffic in colonies is spreading epidemic, study finds. 

Using neuroscience to figure out how consumers think.

Berkeley Law students got a firsthand education in Lebanon.

Newly debuted SuitX wins "Robotics for Good" competition. 

On the Berkeley Blog: Feminists joust, wins are analyzed and a plan is mapped for the Donald.

Ag and resource economist David Zilberman offers ideas, with emphasis on CNR.

University librarian Jeff Mackie-Mason argues yes - and soon.
Incoming VC of research is a pioneer in the field.

Niki Peters wins $50,000 on quiz show.

Robert Middlekauff's bio of first president is a finalist for the George Washington Prize.

Greater Good's Dacher Keltner tapped to help steer social media giant.

Created by alum Stephanie Lepp, who founded KALX's The Graduates as a student.

Registration open for many activities, indoors and out.

Slanted Door's Charles Phan, a former student, plans a move into Wurster. 
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