Microscopic particles of cerium carbonate are potent antioxidation catalysts. Illustration courtesy ACS Appl. Nano Mater.
Titanium dioxide and other metal oxides are widely used as bright white pigments and sunscreen agents, but they can cause damaging oxidation...Read more about Cerium carbonate catalyst protects against harmful oxidation
David MacMillan at his Princeton University office. (Photo: Denise Applewhite/Princeton University, Via Reuters.)
The Nobel Prize is one of the most prestigious awards for the sciences in the world. Other notable international awards include the National Medal of Science (United...Read more about The scientist's journey to the Nobel Prize
We are delighted to introduce Dr. Brooks Abel who joined the College of Chemistry as an assistant professor this summer with a focus in polymer chemistry. Brooks’s position was funded by a generous donation from...Read more about Brooks Abel joins the College faculty specializing in soft materials and organic chemistry
An artificial metalloenzyme based on the natural enzyme called P450 (gray structure). UC Berkeley chemists created a heme molecule (magenta) with an embedded iridium atom (red) that, in E. coli, was incorporated into P450 to execute a reaction unknown in the natural world. (UC Berkeley...Read more about Synthetic biology moves into the realm of the unnatural
The College of Chemistry is pleased to announce that the American Physical Society (APS) has elected Naomi Ginsberg, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Physics, as a Fellow for 2021. Prof....Read more about Naomi Ginsberg elected a fellow of the American Physical Society
Photo: courtesy of Concerto Biosciences.
Cheri Ackerman (Ph.D. '17, ChemBio) is a co-founder & CEO @ Concerto Biosciences, an MIT/Harvard spinout that develops microbial “ensembles” as...Read more about Alumna Spotlight with Cheri Ackerman of Concerto Biosciences
Sunney Chan receives the Presidential Science Prize on November 1, 2021 from Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文). Photo courtesy Shie-Ming Peng (彭旭明) .
The Presidential Science Award Committee announced today the winner of the "2020-2021 Presidential...Read more about Advisory Board member Sunney Chan receives Taiwan's Presidential Science Prize
Berkeley Lab scientists (l to r) Adam Weber and Ahmet Kusoglu (Photo: Berkeley Lab)
Earlier this summer, Energy Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm launched the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) ...Read more about Hydrogen Can Play Key Role in U.S. Decarbonization
It is with a very heavy heart that I write to let you know that Alan Mendelson (B.A. ’69; J.D. ’73, Harvard) died on Friday evening. Alan was at Oracle Park watching his beloved San Francisco Giants when he suffered a medical emergency...Read more about The College mourns the passing of Alan Mendelson
Over 300 million tons of plastic are produced annually – equivalent to the entire weight of the human population. Less than 10% is recycled; most end up in landfills. A research team in the lab of Professor Ting Xu, Professor of Materials Science & Engineering and Chemistry...Read more about "Self-destructing plastic" wins top Prize in Create the Future contest