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December 10, 2015


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

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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.


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


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

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.


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

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October 27, 2015


CH4 graphicJeff Long and Berkeley Lab researchers find a better way to store natural gas as a transportation fuel

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October 26, 2015

Thomas Maimone Chemistry professor Thomas Maimone has been awarded a prestigious Research Scholar Grant from The American Cancer Society.

UC Berkeley News

A cross-section through a flexible MOF. Jarad Mason graphic.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

UC Berkeley News

Chuck ShankProfessor 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.

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Jennifer Doudna Jennifer Doudna and fellow researchers discover how CRISPR/Cas steals foreign DNA for the bacterial immune system.

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October 19, 2015

Leslie Silvers

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

UC Berkeley News

Sarah RichardsonSarah Richardson of the Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) is one of the five recipients of the 2015 For Women in Science Fellowship.

October 9, 2015

Wenjun ZhangProfessor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor Wenjun Zhang has won a prestigious New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health.