Plant Collecting & Herbarium Research! Pt 1

We’re inside UC Berkeley’s herbarium: a research collection of 2.2 million dried plant specimens! In our next episode, we’re going to be talking about how scientists use herbarium specimens in their research, but first we’re going to show you how plant biologists collect and prepare plants to add to the herbarium. Let’s go! *intro music* […]

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Berkeley student turns urine into fertilizer to feed the world

My name is William Tarpeh. I am a PhD student in Environmental Engineering, and I work on reimagining urine as a resource. What really motivates me is thinking about more people getting access to toilets. In many places, in sub-Saharan Africa or across the developing world, not having access to a toilet causes a lot […]

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