Cal http://kalw.org en Science versus the sacred: studying native remains at UC Berkeley http://kalw.org/post/science-versus-sacred-studying-native-remains-uc-berkeley <p>UC Berkeley is home to the country&rsquo;s second largest collection of human skeletons outside of a graveyard, about 12 thousand total. Some are thousands of years old. The University has unearthed and studied these remains for centuries. They&rsquo;ve taught researchers a great deal about California&rsquo;s prehistoric past.</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 21:30:36 +0000 Joaquin Palomino 6006 at http://kalw.org Science versus the sacred: studying native remains at UC Berkeley Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, February 13, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-monday-february-13-2012 <p>Caltrain is making progress in <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2012/02/13/MNQJ1N64G0.DTL">rail electrification</a>, with the transition expected to occur 5-10 years sooner than anticipated. Electrification would allow for a San Jose to San Francisco direct bullet and is a step forward for the Los Angeles to San Francisco high speed rail. Prop 1A would fund most of the project but would also require the Bay Area to match approximately $1 billion in funds...</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 16:28:28 +0000 Lisa Ratner 5801 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, February 13, 2012