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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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October 5, 2015


Richmond SarpongHow the use of Ivermectin in Africa sparked Richmond Sarpong's interest in chemistry.

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JBEIDOE's Joint BioEnergy Institute has filed for 100 patents and published 500 scientific papers

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October 2, 2015

LA Times

Trees and sunlight. Photo by Keegan Houser.

Peidong Yang explains how his work led to the development of "leaves" capable of artificial photosynthesis.

UC Berkeley News

Jennifer DoudnaJennifer Doudna has been named one of five laureates of the 2016 L'Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards in the field of life sciences.

October 1, 2015

The Conversation

photo of hands by Adnan Abidi/Reuters Heather Buckley, of the Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry, travels to India to report on chemical safety.

September 25, 2015

September 9, 2015

UC Berkeley News

Cal flag. Photo by Elena Zhukova.For the 18th straight year, UC Berkeley has been named the nation's top public university by U.S. News & World Report.

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Leaf. Photo by Kaltschmidt.BCGS's Greener Solutions program offers students the chance to develop environmentally friendly solutions to toxic problems.

August 27, 2015


Yaghi, Diercks, Lin, ChangBerkeley Lab Researchers double down on a good thing by incorporating catalysts into crystalline sponges.

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August 24, 2015


Peidong Yang, Chris Chang, Michelle Chang. Photo by Kaltschmidt.Berkeley Lab Researchers use solar energy and renewable hydrogen to produce methane.

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August 18, 2015


Omar YaghiOmar Yaghi spoke on carbon capture at the Fall 2015 meeting of the American Chemical Society in Boston.

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UC Berkeley News

CampanileUC Berkeley is again the top public university in the world and is fourth overall in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), released over the weekend. Photo by Keegan Houser.

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August 17, 2015


Ke Xu Group Ke Xu Group invents technique to combine spectroscopy with super-resolution microscopy, enabling new ways to examine cell structures and study diseases. (Photo courtesy of Roy Kaltschmidt/Berkeley Lab)

July 28, 2015

UC Berkeley News

DOE logoPeidong Yang and Carolyn Bertozzi received the 2014 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award last week during a ceremony at the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. Read the article.

July 27, 2015

KQED Science

Leaf. Photo courtesty of Roy Kaltschmidt, LBNL Lab.Chris Chang demonstrates his "artificial leaf" — living microbes that absorb energy from a solar panel.

July 23, 2015

Berkeley Engineering

Bolt Threads LabBolt Threads is developing products from protein strings that mimic the composition of spider silk, one of nature's most durable fibers.

July 16, 2015


Berkeley Lab’s SINGLE Provides Images of Individual Nanoparticles in Solution

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