Undated photograph of Miriam Elizabeth Simpson. Photo: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-3384
Summary: Miriam Elizabeth Simpson (1894-1991) attended the University of California at...Read more about Alumna Miriam Elizabeth Simpson
Saccharomyces cerevisiae, also known as brewer’s yeast, is seen under a microscope. This species is used around the world to make food and beverages. Easily cultured with a well-known genome, the species has also become a favorite of synthetic biologists for making natural products...Read more about An anti-cancer drug in short supply can now be made by microbes
Light microscopy image of nanowires, 100 to 1,000 nanometers in diameter, grown from cesium germanium tribromide (CGB) on a mica substrate. The CGB nanowires are samples of a new lead-free halide perovskite solar material that is also ferroelectric. (Credit: Peidong Yang and Ye...Read more about Scientists grow lead-free solar material with a built-in switch
A Berkeley Lab-led research team has developed a fully recyclable and biodegradable printed circuit. The research could divert wearable devices and other flexible electronics from landfill, and mitigate the health and environmental hazards posed by heavy metal waste. (Credit: Marilyn Sargent...Read more about Print, recycle, repeat: Scientists demonstrate a biodegradable printed circuit
Bakar Fellows Program Director and UC Berkeley professor David Schaffer reflects on the reasons why he sees Berkeley as a leader in world-changing research, innovation and entrepreneurship. (UC Berkeley photo by Mark Joseph Hanson)
The Berkeley Changemaker is a Berkeley...Read more about David Schaffer: Research that takes risks must be supported
Professors David Lyon and Clayton Heathcock with David's wife Dorothy in an undated photograph at a College of Chemistry event. (photograph Michael Barnes)
Professor David Lyon died Dec. 10, 2008 in a Santa Rosa senior citizen home at the age of 89.
David Lyon, a...Read more about David Lyon, UC chemistry professor, dies at 89
In a new partnership, The Peidong Yang research group will work with Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) to develop technology that will convert air into sugar. (illustration courtesy CCEP)CCEP Ventures to partner with Peidong Yang Research Group to develop scalable...Read more about Peidong Yang and Coca-Cola Europacific Partners announce research partnership
Professor Emeritus Wiliam Lester gives a pesentation during his career with IBM. Photo courtesy William Lester.
In a new piece authored by Professor Emeritus William Lester for the ...Read more about Willam Lester discusses milestones in his science career
Lauren brings extensive fundraising...Read more about The College welcomes Lauren Haney Provost as Senior Assistant Dean of Development
Carbon dioxide (depicted in red and white at left) is the main greenhouse gas warming Earth and is emitted in large quantities in the flue gas from industrial and power plants. A new method for removing CO2 from these flue gases involves piping the emissions through a porous...Read more about A simple, cheap material for carbon capture, perhaps from tailpipes