One hundred sixty-five UC faculty were among the most influential scientists in their fields in 2015.
January 27, 2016
January 21, 2016
Omar Yaghi, Yuzhong Liu and Yingbo Zhao led the discovery of how to weave materials at the atomic and molecular level to produce complex organic extended structures.
Paul Alivisatos has been tapped to lead the research enterprise at UC Berkeley.
The University of California Board of Regents has approved Michael Witherell as director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
January 19, 2016
January 18, 2016
January 12, 2016
Researchers have demonstrated quantum effects most clearly in enzyme catalysis and photosynthesis.
January 7, 2016
With quantum dots seeping into modern displays, our viewing expectations could drastically change.
Chris Chang and Omar Yaghi have invented covalent organic frameworks that can transform atmospheric carbon dioxide into a useful building block for biodegradable plastics, fuel, and more.
January 5, 2016
Photo courtesy Lawrence Berkeley Nat'l Lab - Roy Kaltschmidt, photographer.
Chemistry professor Omar Yaghi has won an inaugural Mustafa Scientific Prize, awarded by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states. The award ceremony was held in Tehran, Iran, in December.
January 1, 2016
Berkeley Lab scientists teach bacterium a new trick for artificial photosynthesis. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt.
December 22, 2015
Paul Alivisatos and Chenming Hu have been selected to receive the nation's top honors in science and technology.
December 21, 2015
Nitash Balsarsa and collaborator Joseph DeSimone discovery may enable next-generation cathodes. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt.
December 17, 2015
December 16, 2015
Berkeley Lab/UC Berkeley Researchers increase NMR/MRI sensitivity through hyperpolarization of nuclei in diamond. (Photo by Christophoros Vassiliou)
December 10, 2015
How Berkeley Lab battery spinoff Seeo got acquired by a major multinational company.
A new study from UC Berkeley illustrates the ease with which CRISPR-Cas9 can knock out genes in exotic animals — in this case, an amphipod or sandhopper — to learn how those genes control growth and development.
December 1, 2015
Jennifer Doudna on the ethical and societal issues of editing heritable genes.