Chemistry professor Omar Yaghi has won an inaugural Mustafa Scientific Prize, awarded by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states. The award ceremony was held in Tehran, Iran, in December.
January 5, 2016
January 1, 2016
Berkeley Lab scientists teach bacterium a new trick for artificial photosynthesis. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt.
December 22, 2015
Paul Alivisatos and Chenming Hu have been selected to receive the nation's top honors in science and technology.
December 21, 2015
Nitash Balsarsa and collaborator Joseph DeSimone discovery may enable next-generation cathodes. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt.
December 17, 2015
December 16, 2015
Berkeley Lab/UC Berkeley Researchers increase NMR/MRI sensitivity through hyperpolarization of nuclei in diamond. (Photo by Christophoros Vassiliou)
December 10, 2015
How Berkeley Lab battery spinoff Seeo got acquired by a major multinational company.
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 1, 2015
Jennifer Doudna on the ethical and societal issues of editing heritable genes.
November 20, 2015
Research shows that the price of your no-fuss non-stick pan may be higher than you thought.
The Daily Cal analyses Berkeley as a public trust.
Xu and fellow Berkeley Lab researchers develop nanoparticles that can carry therapeutics across the brain blood barrier. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt
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."