A new study from UC Berkeley illustrates the ease with which CRISPR-Cas9 can knock out genes in exotic animals — in this case, an amphipod or sandhopper — to learn how those genes control growth and development.
December 10, 2015
December 1, 2015
Jennifer Doudna on the ethical and societal issues of editing heritable genes.
November 20, 2015
Xu and fellow Berkeley Lab researchers develop nanoparticles that can carry therapeutics across the brain blood barrier. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt
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Research shows that the price of your no-fuss non-stick pan may be higher than you thought.
November 18, 2015
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering welcomes their newest professor, Kranthi Mandadapu.
November 12, 2015
November 10, 2015
Yaghi study challenges prevailing view on how metal organic frameworks store gases
November 9, 2015
A new gene-editing tool might create an ethical morass — or it might make revising nature seem natural.
November 2, 2015
Chemistry professor Evan Miller has won a Young Chemical Biologist Award 2015 from the International Chemical Biology Society (ICBS).
As one of four awardees, Miller gave a podium presentation during the special Rising Stars session at the 2015 joint meeting of ICBS and the European Chemical Biology Society (ECBS) in Berlin, Oct. 7–9. Miller's lecture was titled "Electrophysiology, Unplugged: New Small Molecule Fluorophores for Optical Interrogation of Neuronal Voltage."
October 28, 2015
October 27, 2015
October 26, 2015
Chemistry professor Thomas Maimone has been awarded a prestigious Research Scholar Grant from The American Cancer Society.
A new and innovative way to store methane could speed the development of natural gas-powered cars that don't require the high pressures or cold temperatures of today's compressed or liquefied natural gas vehicles.
October 22, 2015
Professor emeritus of chemistry and former director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Charles (Chuck) Shank is one of two scientists to receive the Enrico Fermi Award, one of the federal government's oldest and most prestigious awards for scientific achievement.
October 19, 2015
Leslie Silvers is the latest recipient of the Chemistry Achievement Prize (CAP). The prize is awarded quarterly to a College of Chemistry staff member for outstanding work, collaborative efforts and exemplary service to the college.
October 16, 2015
October 9, 2015
Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor Wenjun Zhang has won a prestigious New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health.