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April 26, 2016

PNAS

Peidong YangFuels created by artificial photosynthesis are getting much closer to reality.

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April 25, 2016

ACS Central

Jeffrey Long. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt/LBNLA highly interpenetrated carboxylic acid functionalized porous aromatic framework (PAF) has been demonstrated to undergo selective uptake of neodymium ions over iron and strontium ions, a promising development toward Ln/An group separation in the treatment of fission products.

April 20, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Jay KeaslingJay Keasling among nine Berkeley faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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March 28, 2016

LBNL News

nanotubeBerkeley Lab scientists discover another design principle for building nanostructures

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March 23, 2016

UC Berkeley News

DoudnaJennifer Doudna shares 2016 Canada Gairdner International Awards with four others for discovering and re-engineering the CRISPR-Cas9 system.

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UC Berkeley News

Grand Slam 10 Berkeley grad students will face off against each other on March 28 for a chance to compete in the UC-wide Grad Slam. 

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March 16, 2016

LBNL News

Alex PinesAlex Pines Lab-developed tool could help scientists improve catalysts, liquid-crystal displays, and more.

March 10, 2016

warrenalpert.org

DoundaFor remarkable contributions to the understanding of the CRISPR bacterial defense system and the revolutionary discovery that it can be adapted for genome editing.

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March 7, 2016

UC Berkeley News

makeupA new study led by researchers at UC Berkeley and Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas demonstrates how even a short break from certain kinds of makeup, shampoos and lotions can lead to a significant drop in levels of hormone-disrupting chemicals in the body.

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February 29, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Jennifer DoudnaWhen Vice President Joe Biden dropped by UC San Francisco on Saturday for a wide-ranging discussion of the current state of cancer research, UC Berkeley’s Jennifer Doudna was on hand to emphasize the need to fund basic research as well as clinical research.

February 16, 2016

February 11, 2016

LBNL News

Nanowire image by Sam Eaton/UC BerkeleyBerkeley Lab, UC Berkeley scientists adapt next-gen solar cell materials for a different purpose.

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February 9, 2016

UC Berkeley News

graphic with nuclear symbolA new $25 million grant from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) puts UC Berkeley at the head of a multi-institution consortium.Read the article.

January 27, 2016

UC Newsroom

Scientist in lab coatOne hundred sixty-five UC faculty were among the most influential scientists in their fields in 2015.

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January 21, 2016

University of CA Press Room

Mike WitherellThe University of California Board of Regents has approved Michael Witherell as director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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UC Berkeley News

Paul AlivisatosPaul Alivisatos has been tapped to lead the research enterprise at UC Berkeley.

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LBNL News

MOF illustrationOmar 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.

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January 19, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Doudna at World Economic ForumJennifer Doudna joined Joseph Biden this morning at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, as the vice president promoted a major new U.S. initiative to speed the discovery of cures for cancer, what President Obama has dubbed a "cancer moonshot."

January 18, 2016

LBNL News

Plants in sunlight by Roy Kaltschmidt.Graham Fleming is the corresponding author of a paper describing this research in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The paper is titled "Multiscale model of photosystem II light harvesting in the thylakoid membrane of plants."

January 12, 2016

ASBMB Today

Trees. Photo by Keegan Houser.

Researchers have demonstrated quantum effects most clearly in enzyme catalysis and photosynthesis.

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