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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.

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.

October 27, 2015

LBNL News

CH4 graphicJeff Long and Berkeley Lab researchers find a better way to store natural gas as a transportation fuel

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October 26, 2015

Thomas Maimone Chemistry professor Thomas Maimone has been awarded a prestigious Research Scholar Grant from The American Cancer Society.

UC Berkeley News

A cross-section through a flexible MOF. Jarad Mason graphic.A new and innovative way to store methane could speed the development of natural gas-powered cars that don't require the high pressures or cold temperatures of today's compressed or liquefied natural gas vehicles.

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October 22, 2015

LBNL News

Jennifer Doudna Jennifer Doudna and fellow researchers discover how CRISPR/Cas steals foreign DNA for the bacterial immune system.

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UC Berkeley News

Chuck ShankProfessor emeritus of chemistry and former director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Charles (Chuck) Shank is one of two scientists to receive the Enrico Fermi Award, one of the federal government's oldest and most prestigious awards for scientific achievement.

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October 16, 2015

UC Berkeley News

Sarah RichardsonSarah Richardson of the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) is one of the five recipients of the 2015 For Women in Science Fellowship.

October 9, 2015

Wenjun ZhangProfessor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor Wenjun Zhang has won a prestigious New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health.

October 8, 2015

U.S. News & World Report

Campanile and Latimer Hall. Photo by Keegan Houser.The latest rankings list Berkeley chemistry dept. as world's top program.

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The Jerusalem Post

Jay KeaslingIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is awarding a $1 million prize to Jay Keasling for biofuel research and John Goodenough (University of Texas) for his work in rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.

October 7, 2015

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Charles ShankA profile of Fermi Award winner Charles Shank.

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