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Archive for January 18th, 2008

Vitamin E trials not so much

Friday, January 18th, 2008

Balz Frei, the Director of the Linus Pauling Institute (which will share the new science center with our chemistry faculty), and a member of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, has this to add to the ongoing debate on the efficacy of Vitamin E: http://www.functionalingredientsmag.com/fimag/articleDisplay.asp?strArticleId=1577&strSite=FFNSite

What to ants and juicy berries have in common, you ask?

Friday, January 18th, 2008

Dr. George Poinar, Jr., a member of our Department of Zoology, has come out with this answer, circulating today. George is known as the world’s authority on the nematodes that parasitize insects. http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2008/01/16_ants.shtml Our Department of Zoology was ranked sixth in the nation in the last report by the Chronicle of Higher Education.