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October 2, 2015

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


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

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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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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June 30, 2015


Chris ChangChristopher Chang is being honored for his discoveries in chemistry that span both neuroscience and energy science. The prize of $250,000 is the largest unrestricted cash award given to early career scientists.

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June 23, 2015

The Gruber Foundation

Jennifer DoudnaJennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier are being recognized for their joint creation of a revolutionary gene-editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9.

June 16, 2015


(From left) Richard Saykally, David Prendergast, Jacob Smith and Royce Lam. (Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt)Berkeley Lab researchers peeling back the veil on a critical but short-lived molecule.

June 15, 2015


Alexis BellResearchers at Energy Biosciences Institute develop process for drop-in aviation biofuel

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June 11, 2015


 synthesis of jetfuel New method for making aviation fuel could cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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Illustration of water by Jackie Ferrentino.From steam to ice, water continues to mystify. Illustration by Jackie Ferrentino.

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