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January 31, 2017

UC Berkeley News

More than 2,300 faculty from California universities have signed an open letter to the Trump administration calling for sustained action on climate change and urging the president to honor the country’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions as set forth in t

January 27, 2017

LBNL News

Art RosenfeldArt Rosenfeld, a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) Distinguished Scientist Emeritus  who has been credited with being personally responsible for billions of dollars in energy savings, died Friday at his home in Berkeley, California. He was 90.

January 25, 2017

UC Berkeley News

Reflection of trees in Strawberry Creek. Photo by Keegan Houser.An initiative launched two years ago by UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco to use CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to develop new disease therapies is expanding into research on the planet’s major crops and poorly understood microbiomes, with plans to invest $125 million in these areas over the next five years.

NAS Online

Paul AlivisatosArmand Paul Alivisatos will receive the 2017 NAS Award in Chemical Sciences. Alivisatos is a pioneer in the field of nanotechnology, with work that has had important ramifications for the development of renewable energy, biomedical imaging, light-emitting devices, and other fields.

January 10, 2017

Berkeley Research

Jeffrey Long, Kristen Colwell. Photo by Peg Skorpinski.Jeffrey Long's research team with support of Bakar Fellows program focuses on new advances in CO2 capture.

January 9, 2017

December 22, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Jennifer DoudnaUC Berkeley scientists have discovered simple CRISPR systems similar to CRISPR-Cas9 — a gene-editing tool that has revolutionized biology — in previously unexplored bacteria that have eluded efforts to grow them in the laboratory.

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