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January 7, 2016

California Magazine

smokestacksChris 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.

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California Magazine

Star Trek sceneWith quantum dots seeping into modern displays, our viewing expectations could drastically change.

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California Magazine

Periodic tableThe recent inclusion of four new elements to the periodic table was cause for the clinking of champagne glasses at places where people cook up such exotic stuff, including Berkeley.

January 1, 2016

LBNL News

Peidong Yang. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, LBNL.Berkeley Lab scientists teach bacterium a new trick for artificial photosynthesis. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt.

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December 22, 2015

UC Berkeley News

Paul AlivisatosPaul Alivisatos and Chenming Hu have been selected to receive the nation's top honors in science and technology.

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Nature

Jennifer DoudnaJennifer Doudna, a pioneer of the revolutionary genome-editing technology, reflects on how 2015 became the most intense year of her career — and what she's learned.

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December 21, 2015

LBNL News

Electric car. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, LBNL.Nitash Balsarsa and collaborator Joseph DeSimone discovery may enable next-generation cathodes. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt.

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December 17, 2015

Science

Science singles out CRISPR gene-editing as the Breakthrough of the Year.

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December 16, 2015

LBNL News

Researchers in the Alex Pines group. (Photo by Christophoros Vassiliou) Berkeley Lab/UC Berkeley Researchers increase NMR/MRI sensitivity through hyperpolarization of nuclei in diamond.  (Photo by Christophoros Vassiliou)

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December 10, 2015

UC Berkeley News

Scanning electron microscope images of genetically modified amphipod.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.

LBNL News

Nitash P. BalsaraHow Berkeley Lab battery spinoff Seeo got acquired by a major multinational company.

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December 1, 2015

UC Berkeley News

Jennifer DoudnaJennifer Doudna on the ethical and societal issues of editing heritable genes.

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November 20, 2015

LBNL News

Ting Xu. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt.

Xu and fellow Berkeley Lab researchers develop nanoparticles that can carry therapeutics across the brain blood barrier. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt

The Daily Cal

UC Berkeley campus.  Rick Gough / Daily Californian Archives.

The Daily Cal analyses Berkeley as a public trust.

Berkeley Science Review

graphic of moleculeResearch shows that the price of your no-fuss non-stick pan may be higher than you thought.

November 18, 2015

Kranthi MandadapuThe Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering welcomes their newest professor, Kranthi Mandadapu.

November 10, 2015

LBNL News

Gas adsorption crystallography. Image by Hexiang DengYaghi study challenges prevailing view on how metal organic frameworks store gases

November 9, 2015

NY Times

Jennifer DoudnaA new gene-editing tool might create an ethical morass — or it might make revising nature seem natural.

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October 28, 2015

LBNL News

earth from spaceBerkeley Lab researchers co-author science article proposing Unified Microbiome Initiative.

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vwvortex.com

Bryan McCloskey receiving award in Tokyo, Japan.A jury of representatives from BASF, Volkswagen and from academia selected Dr. McCloskey for his outstanding research results in the area of lithium-oxygen batteries.