Most Recent Content from: Dana Brandes-Simon

  • Article: This UC Berkeley Student's Life Changed After She Went to Puerto Rico to Rebuild Houses

    This UC Berkeley Student's Life Changed After She Went to Puerto Rico to Rebuild Houses

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Dana Brandes-Simon|Nov. 26, 2018

    Hasti Ahmadi went on a service trip to Puerto Rico — and stayed longer to have a greater impact. Read more

  • Article: Argentinian Police Officer Celebrated for Breastfeeding a Crying Baby

    Argentinian Police Officer Celebrated for Breastfeeding a Crying Baby

    By Erica SanchezDana Brandes-Simon  and  Jana Sepehr|Aug. 22, 2018

    A female police officer was embraced — and praised — for her efforts. Read more

  • Article: Animators Have Long Used Their Work to Educate About Malaria

    Animators Have Long Used Their Work to Educate About Malaria

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|Aug. 21, 2018

    In 1943, Walt Disney made an animated short to educate the public about malaria. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Are Using In Vitro Fertilization to Save Coral Reefs

    Scientists Are Using In Vitro Fertilization to Save Coral Reefs

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Dana Brandes-Simon|Aug. 15, 2018

    The tactic has become necessary in the face of a deadly coral disease. Read more

  • Article: This Floating Wildlife Park Is Made From Recycled Plastic

    This Floating Wildlife Park Is Made From Recycled Plastic

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|Aug. 14, 2018

    Rotterdam has just created the first floating park made of plastic. Read more

  • Article: Chile and Argentina Want to Kill 100,000 Beavers

    Chile and Argentina Want to Kill 100,000 Beavers

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Dana Brandes-Simon|Aug. 13, 2018

    The productive beavers have become an environmental menace. Read more

  • Article: Device to Clean Up Great Pacific Garbage Patch Will Soon Be Deployed

    Device to Clean Up Great Pacific Garbage Patch Will Soon Be Deployed

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|Aug. 8, 2018

    A huge contraption will be launched in September to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Read more

  • Article: A Potentially Deadly Tick From East Asia Found Its Way to the US

    A Potentially Deadly Tick From East Asia Found Its Way to the US

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|Aug. 7, 2018

    Although the tick is not currently carrying human diseases, it does pose a threat to livestock. Read more