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June 11, 2015

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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April 29, 2015

Berkeley Science Review

Balsara and TeranBerkeley start-up hopes to extinguish the danger in lithium-ion batteries

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April 24, 2015

Berkeley Research

David Schaffer. Photo by Peg Skorpinski.David Schaffer harnesses evolution to improve drug delivery.

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April 23, 2015

UC Berkeley News Center

American Academy of Arts and Sciences logo College of Chemistry professors Bustamonte, Hartwig and Iglesia have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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April 17, 2015

UC Berkeley News Center

Jennifer Doudna. Photo by Cailey Cotner.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.

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April 16, 2015

LBNL News

Peidong Yang, Chris Chang, Michelle Chang. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt.Berkeley Lab Researchers perform solar-powered green chemistry with captured CO2.

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April 9, 2015

California Magazine

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.