Five new faculty innovators have joined the ranks of the Bakar Fellows Program
May 26, 2015
May 21, 2015
Two College of Chemistry professors are among the nine winners of the 2015 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award, the Department of Energy (DOE)’s highest scientific honor.
May 18, 2015
Jennifer Doudna and fellow CRISPR scientists are strongly discouraging their colleagues from attempting any germline editing in humans.
May 14, 2015
Berkeley researchers develop breakthrough technique for non-invasive nano-scale imaging.
May 13, 2015
Whether you’re brainy, brawny or both, you may someday benefit from a drug found to rejuvenate aging brain and muscle tissue.
May 11, 2015
Jennifer Doudna's fundamental discoveries about the CRISPR/Cas9 system are leading to new tools for DNA editing that are revolutionizing genomics research.
May 5, 2015
Chemistry professor A. Paul Alivisatos has been elected to the American Philosophical Society in the category of Mathematical and Physical Sciences.
April 29, 2015
Berkeley start-up hopes to extinguish the danger in lithium-ion batteries
April 24, 2015
David Schaffer harnesses evolution to improve drug delivery.
April 23, 2015
College of Chemistry professors Bustamonte, Hartwig and Iglesia have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
April 17, 2015
Time magazine has named Jennifer Doudna, a professor of molecular and cell biology, to its 2015 list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
April 16, 2015
Berkeley Lab Researchers perform solar-powered green chemistry with captured CO2.
April 9, 2015
For the past ten years, Peidong Yang has been trying to make like a tree. Yang researches artificial photosynthesis, a process that mimics a leaf's ability to convert sun, water, and carbon dioxide into fuel. But in his case, the fuel isn't glucose—it's gasoline.
April 7, 2015
Biochemist Jennifer Doudna and biophysicist Eva Nogales led a study that showed how a CRISPR-Cas surveillance complex in the bacterial immune system is able to target specific sites on an RNA molecule for the destruction of invaders.
March 24, 2015
Berkeley Lab Director Paul Alivisatos today announced his intention to leave his position once a successor can be recruited to lead the Lab. Alivisatos will return to his research and teaching activities as a senior scientist in the Materials Sciences Division and as a faculty member on the UC Berkeley campus.
March 23, 2015
Writing in Science magazine, Inventor of CRISPR technique urges effort to explore ethical issues.
March 11, 2015
Jeffrey Long and colleagues have made a major leap forward in carbon-capture technology with a material that can efficiently remove carbon from the ambient air of a submarine as readily as from the polluted emissions of a coal-fired power plant.
March 4, 2015
Jamie Cate and fellow researchers at the Energy Biosciences Institute (EBI) have found a way to increase the production of fuels and other chemicals from biomass fermented by yeast.
February 27, 2015
Jennifer Doudna and James Nuñez led a study that revealed how bacteria “steal” genetic information from foreign invaders for use in their own immunological memory system.
February 18, 2015
CBE's Smit and co-workers are screening hundreds of thousands of possible methane storage materials.