News

January 5, 2016

Omar Yahgi. Photo by Lawrence Berkeley Nat'l Lab - Roy Kaltschmidt, photographerChemistry 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 1, 2016

LBNL News

Peidong Yang. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, LBNL.Berkeley Lab scientists teach bacterium a new trick for artificial photosynthesis. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt.

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December 22, 2015

Nature

Jennifer DoudnaJennifer Doudna, a pioneer of the revolutionary genome-editing technology, reflects on how 2015 became the most intense year of her career — and what she's learned.

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UC Berkeley News

Paul AlivisatosPaul Alivisatos and Chenming Hu have been selected to receive the nation's top honors in science and technology.

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December 21, 2015

LBNL News

Electric car. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, LBNL.Nitash Balsarsa and collaborator Joseph DeSimone discovery may enable next-generation cathodes. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt.

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December 17, 2015

Science

Science singles out CRISPR gene-editing as the Breakthrough of the Year.

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December 16, 2015

LBNL News

Researchers in the Alex Pines group. (Photo by Christophoros Vassiliou) Berkeley Lab/UC Berkeley Researchers increase NMR/MRI sensitivity through hyperpolarization of nuclei in diamond.  (Photo by Christophoros Vassiliou)

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December 10, 2015

LBNL News

Nitash P. BalsaraHow Berkeley Lab battery spinoff Seeo got acquired by a major multinational company.

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UC Berkeley News

Scanning electron microscope images of genetically modified amphipod.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

UC Berkeley News

Jennifer DoudnaJennifer Doudna on the ethical and societal issues of editing heritable genes.

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November 20, 2015

Berkeley Science Review

graphic of moleculeResearch shows that the price of your no-fuss non-stick pan may be higher than you thought.

The Daily Cal

UC Berkeley campus.  Rick Gough / Daily Californian Archives.

The Daily Cal analyses Berkeley as a public trust.

LBNL News

Ting Xu. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt.

Xu and fellow Berkeley Lab researchers develop nanoparticles that can carry therapeutics across the brain blood barrier. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt

November 18, 2015

Kranthi MandadapuThe Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering welcomes their newest professor, Kranthi Mandadapu.

November 12, 2015

UC Berkeley News

Jennifer Doudna. Still of video by Roxanne Makasdjian, Stephen McNally.Two new studies from UC Berkeley should give scientists who use CRISPR-Cas9 for genome engineering greater confidence that they won't inadvertently edit the wrong DNA.

November 10, 2015

LBNL News

Gas adsorption crystallography. Image by Hexiang DengYaghi study challenges prevailing view on how metal organic frameworks store gases

November 9, 2015

NY Times

Jennifer DoudnaA new gene-editing tool might create an ethical morass — or it might make revising nature seem natural.

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November 2, 2015

Evan MillerChemistry 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

vwvortex.com

Bryan McCloskey receiving award in Tokyo, Japan.A jury of representatives from BASF, Volkswagen and from academia selected Dr. McCloskey for his outstanding research results in the area of lithium-oxygen batteries.

LBNL News

earth from spaceBerkeley Lab researchers co-author science article proposing Unified Microbiome Initiative.

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