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August 18, 2015

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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Omar YaghiOmar Yaghi spoke on carbon capture at the Fall 2015 meeting of the American Chemical Society in Boston.

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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 20, 2015

Joel Adlin and Doris KaoJoel Adlen and Doris Kaeo have been named recipients of the CAP award.

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 24, 2015

Jeffrey Reimer, Alex Pines, and David Wemmer.The Berkeley Citation was presented to Alex Pines at a celebration of his 70th birthday, held during the 56th ENC Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference.

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

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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 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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June 8, 2015


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

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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