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June 30, 2015

http://blavatnikawards.org

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

LBNL News

(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

LBNL News

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

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June 11, 2015

UC Berkeley News

Xu and CastilloKe Xu and Juan-Pablo Castillo have been have been selected as 2015 Pew scholars, a program for investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health.

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C&EN

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

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Nautilus

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

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June 8, 2015

LBNL News

Chuck ShankProfessor Emeritus and former Berkeley Lab Director Chuck Shank has been named by President Obama as one of two recipients of the Enrico Fermi Award.

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June 4, 2015

New York TImes

Arlene BlumHere’s how lax U.S. regulation risks consumer health.

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June 3, 2015

MedicalXpress.com

Student in biochem lab.

A study published in Environmental Health Perspectives outlines a new method for assessing how synthetic chemicals and pollutants may contribute to breast cancer risk.

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June 2, 2015

UC Berkeley News

Student in labStudy finds gender stereotyping in which men are more strongly associated with science than women has been found in some unlikely countries.

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June 1, 2015

LBNL News

Jessica Su with peptide sythensis robot.At LBNL's Molecular Foundry, two robotic chemical-synthesizing machines have joined the search for new antimicrobial compounds.

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May 26, 2015

LBNL News

The Solar Energy Research Center (SERC); Chu HallNew Solar Energy Research Center will foster development of fuels from sunlight; building will be named for Steven Chu, former Berkeley Lab Director and Energy Secretary

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UC Berkeley News Center

Ke XuFive new faculty innovators have joined the ranks of the Bakar Fellows Program

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May 21, 2015

LBNL News

DOE logoTwo 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.

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May 18, 2015

The Washington Post

Jennifer DoudnaJennifer Doudna and fellow CRISPR scientists are strongly discouraging their colleagues from attempting any germline editing in humans.

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May 14, 2015

UC Berkeley News Center

Naomi GinsbergBerkeley researchers develop breakthrough technique for non-invasive nano-scale imaging.

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May 13, 2015

UC Berkeley News Center

David SchafferWhether you’re brainy, brawny or both, you may someday benefit from a drug found to rejuvenate aging brain and muscle tissue.

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May 11, 2015

NY Times

Jennifer DoudnaJennifer Doudna's fundamental discoveries about the CRISPR/Cas9 system are leading to new tools for DNA editing that are revolutionizing genomics research.

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May 5, 2015

UC Berkeley News

Paul AlivisatosChemistry professor A. Paul Alivisatos has been elected to the American Philosophical Society in the category of Mathematical and Physical Sciences.

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