July 28, 2015
Peidong Yang and Carolyn Bertozzi received the 2014 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award last week during a ceremony at the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. Read the article.
July 27, 2015
Chris Chang demonstrates his "artificial leaf" — living microbes that absorb energy from a solar panel. Read the article.
July 23, 2015
Bolt Threads is developing products from protein strings that mimic the composition of spider silk, one of nature's most durable fibers. (Photo courtesy Bolt Threads) Read the article.
July 20, 2015
July 16, 2015
Berkeley Lab’s SINGLE Provides Images of Individual Nanoparticles in Solution
June 30, 2015
Christopher Chang is being honored for his discoveries in chemistry that span both neuroscience and energy science. The prize of $250,000 is the largest unrestricted cash award given to early career scientists.
June 24, 2015
The Berkeley Citation was presented to Alex Pines at a celebration of his 70th birthday, held during the 56th ENC Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference.
June 23, 2015
June 16, 2015
Berkeley Lab researchers peeling back the veil on a critical but short-lived molecule.
June 15, 2015
Researchers at Energy Biosciences Institute develop process for drop-in aviation biofuel
June 11, 2015
Ke Xu and Juan-Pablo Castillo have been have been selected as 2015 Pew scholars, a program for investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health.
New method for making aviation fuel could cut greenhouse gas emissions.
From steam to ice, water continues to mystify. Illustration by Jackie Ferrentino.
June 8, 2015
Professor Emeritus and former Berkeley Lab Director Chuck Shank has been named by President Obama as one of two recipients of the Enrico Fermi Award.
June 4, 2015
Here’s how lax U.S. regulation risks consumer health.
June 3, 2015
A study published in Environmental Health Perspectives outlines a new method for assessing how synthetic chemicals and pollutants may contribute to breast cancer risk.
June 2, 2015
Study finds gender stereotyping in which men are more strongly associated with science than women has been found in some unlikely countries.
June 1, 2015
At LBNL's Molecular Foundry, two robotic chemical-synthesizing machines have joined the search for new antimicrobial compounds.
May 29, 2015
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is pleased to announce that Markita Landry, currently a postdoc in MIT’s chemical engineering department, will join the faculty as an assistant professor on July 1, 2016.
May 26, 2015
New Solar Energy Research Center will foster development of fuels from sunlight; building will be named for Steven Chu, former Berkeley Lab Director and Energy Secretary