Undergraduate student uncovers genes associated with aggressive form of brain cancer

Using publicly available data and novel computer software called KINC, an undergraduate researcher in genetics and biochemistry was able to uncover a group of 22 genes that are implicated together as having involvement in glioblastoma, the most aggressive type of brain cancer.

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One-in-three chance Hayward fault will rupture within 30 years

In the next 30 years, there is a one-in-three chance that the Hayward fault will rupture with a 6.7 magnitude or higher earthquake. Such an earthquake will cause widespread damage to structures, transportation and utilities, as well as economic and social disruption in the East Bay.

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