The Berkeley Wire: 11.01.10

UC Berkeley becomes first public university to top $50k in tuition, room and board [NPR]
No shortage of Earth-like planets, Berkeley scientists say [Ars Technica]
Congresswoman visits Matsui program at university [UC Berkeley NewsCenter]
Berkeley economic history lab gets grant from Institute for New Economic Thinking [INET]

Berkeley’s animal shelter brings pets to Fourth Street by Robert McNicholas/Berkeleyside Flickr pool