Etc.

Anna Nonaka

“You’re supposed to start collecting teeth almost a year in advance, because it depends on how many offices you can go to and the types of offices they are - and they all give you different types of teeth.

Jason Cyster

"I used to be on the 3rd floor, now I’m on the 10th. I figured, I cycle to work anyway, so it's a way to get more exercise. I grew up on a farm in Australia and travelled in some poorer parts of the world during undergrad...

Elizabeth Earley

"I used to do research on bees. It was hands on, it was intense, it was all early in the morning, and you were constantly being stung.

Ben Davis

"Hi everybody. I've brought you gifts for your scientific endeavors."

Meredith Bock and Katelyn Dow

"It sounds cheesy, but my favorite part of UCSF has been the classmates, both their accomplishments and humility. It's motivating."

"I'm between my 3rd and 4th years. I'm taking a year to do research."

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The ongoing Ebola crisis in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has been by far the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history with more than 8,000 deaths so far. This outbreak makes a front-page story of Synapse from 20 years ago seem especially timely. In “Science Fiction Turned Real,” Robert Rosenbloom reviewed “The Hot Zone,” a nonfiction thriller by Richard Preston about viral hemorrhagic fevers, including Ebola.

"We're in the process of planning recruitment, and it's reminding me a lot of last year--this was me interviewing at schools, deciding where I'd end up, getting really nervous about that.

Matt Cummings

"I have a dream." [collective laughter] "No, my main goal for UCSF is to prioritize communication between students of all disciplines, as well as between students and faculty.

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Concerns about the increasing frequency of C-sections is nothing new. Thirty-five years ago, Michael Bader reported on this trend in the article "Area cesarean rate tripled in 20 year." He wrote, "In California as a whole, the rate rose from 4.8 per cent in 1960 to 15.4 per cent in 1977." According to the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, 29.8 percent of deliveries were uncomplicated C-sections in 2013, a level that has remained steady for the past several years.
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Today, a visitor to UC Berkeley can see a campus full of people recruiting, promoting, soliciting, tabling, proselytizing and otherwise communicating about political issues. Such political advocacy, however, was formerly banned on campus. The restriction was overturned in response to the Free Speech Movement, a series of student protests and negotiations with the administration in 1964–65.