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 7, 2016
With quantum dots seeping into modern displays, our viewing expectations could drastically change.
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
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.
How Berkeley Lab battery spinoff Seeo got acquired by a major multinational company.
December 1, 2015
Jennifer Doudna on the ethical and societal issues of editing heritable genes.
November 20, 2015
Xu and fellow Berkeley Lab researchers develop nanoparticles that can carry therapeutics across the brain blood barrier. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt
The Daily Cal analyses Berkeley as a public trust.
Research shows that the price of your no-fuss non-stick pan may be higher than you thought.
November 18, 2015
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering welcomes their newest professor, Kranthi Mandadapu.
November 10, 2015
Yaghi study challenges prevailing view on how metal organic frameworks store gases
November 9, 2015
A new gene-editing tool might create an ethical morass — or it might make revising nature seem natural.