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Yoga Club
Class with Inna Belogolovsky
Bldg. 70-191

Dance Club
Waltz Lesson
Bldg. 51(Bevatron) Lobby

4:30 p.m.
Physics Department
Superfluid Weak Links: Physics and Applications
Richard Packard
1 LeConte Hall (campus)


11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Haunted Safety Mansion
Perseverance Hall

4 p.m.
LIfe Sciences & Genomics
Genome Dynamics, Transcription Regulation and Aging
Jan Vijg, Buck Institute for Age Research
Bldg. 66 Auditorium

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Morning Editions: Cinnamon Raisin French Toast with Eggs
Tomorrow's Breakfast: Breakfast Burrito with Roasted Potatoes
Market Carvery: Sweet and Sour Chicken over Rice
The Fresh Grille: Tuna Melt with Fries and Fruit
Menutainment: Spaghetti with Meat or Marinara Sauce

B'fast: 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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Cancer Therapy, Mercury
Emissions in Latest SABL

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Among the stories included in the latest edition of Science@ Berkeley Lab — a webzine highlighting recent research — are "New Hope for Brain Cancer Therapy," which discusses promising alternatives for getting drugs into the brain; efforts to limit mercury emissions using a new method to trap the metal in the waste stream; and two articles on materials science: "Light Moving Through Condensed Matter" and "Breaking Down the Barriers to Carbon-Based Electronics." Go here to read these and other articles.


Invited to Roundtable

UC Berkeley's Bio-
Entrepreneurship Roundtable — on Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. — will bring together over 100 top Bay Area entrepreneurs, IP attorneys and venture capitalists in the life sciences areas to encourage networking and partnership development by leveraging the resources at UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco, and Berkeley Lab. The event includes a reception and dinner. Registration deadline is Friday, Nov. 10. Go here for more details.

Waltzing Class
Begins Today

The Lab's Dance Club will begin its series of lessons on the waltz today at noon in the Building 51 (Bevatron) Lobby. Dancers of all levels are welcome. Practice sessions are held at the same time and location every Wednesday.


Coal Must be Addressed
To Fix Global Warming

In the coming century, climatologists predict a world that's 5 to 12 degrees Fahrenheit hotter. In America, that will likely mean a drier grain belt in the Midwest, endangered water supplies and forests in the West and stronger hurricanes in the Gulf Coast. Increased damage from storms, floods and wildfires could lead to property loss and population displacement. "Taking [climate change] seriously is really not a matter of personal virtue; it's hard economics," Berkeley Lab Director Steve Chu said. Full story.

Magazine's Energy
Blog Features Chu

A recent Scientific American magazine online blog energy features Lab Director Steve Chu, who discusses the Lab's efforts to capture the sun's full potential for energy alternatives, specifically through the Helios project, a multidisciplinary project aimed at harvesting "the bounty of the sun." Go here to read it.

Project Injects Carbon
Dioxide Into Sandstone

When scientists recently pumped 700 metric tons of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide a mile underground as a follow-up to a 2004 effort, they initiated a series of tests to determine the feasibility of storing the CO2 in brine formations, a major step forward in the Department of Energy's carbon sequestration program. The Frio Brine project is designed to determine how CO2 moves through brine-filled highly porous sandstone. Full story.
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