Tag: University of California-Berkeley

Scientists REFUSE to release a list of 1,500 outdated Los Angeles homes, offices, and factories at risk of collapse from an earthquake / For fear of being sued

Scientists refuse to pass on details they  collected on unsafe buildings Non-reinforced concrete structures are a deadly trap  during major quakes Separate  list by LA Times shows Capitol Records building, Pantages Theater, and Avalon  nightclub among dangerous buildings Scientists  confirm 99 percent chance a 6.7 quake will hit […]

Troubling levels of toxic metals found in lipstick

Contact: Sarah Yang scyang@berkeley.edu 510-643-7741 University of California – Berkeley Berkeley — A new analysis of the contents of lipstick and lip gloss may cause you to pause before puckering. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Public Health tested 32 different lipsticks and lip glosses […]

To revert breast cancer cells, give them the squeeze

Contact: Sarah Yang scyang@berkeley.edu 510-643-7741 University of California – Berkeley Compression restores normal growth in malignant cells              IMAGE:   Shown are fluorescence images of uncompressed (left) and compressed (right) colonies of malignant breast epithelial cells. Compressed colonies are smaller and more organized. Click here for more […]

85th Health Research Report 12 JUL 2010 – Reconstruction

Health Research Report 85th Issue 12 JUL 2010 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm  http://www.facebook.com/engineeringevil http://www.engineeringevil.com   http://www.healthresearchreport.me   Editors top five: 1. Study demonstrates pine bark naturally reduces hay fever symptoms 2. Increasing Fertility Threefold 3. Antioxidants do help arteries stay healthy 4. Early life exposure to BPA may affect testis […]

How to confuse a moral compass

Survey ‘magic trick’ causes attitude reversal. Zoë Corbyn 19 September 2012 People can be tricked into reversing their opinions on moral issues, even to the point of constructing good arguments to support the opposite of their original positions, researchers report today in PLoS ONE1. The researchers, led by Lars […]