John Casida, one of the world's leading authorities on how pesticides work and how they can potentially harm humans. Casida was the founding director of the campus's Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology Laboratory.
July 3, 2018
June 27, 2018
June 26, 2018
Kwabena Bediako and colleagues develop light-weight, long-lasting batteries.
June 20, 2018
Congratulations to Varsha Desai (Ph.D. Chem '18 ) who has received a 2018 Teaching Effectiveness Award for GSIs which honors a small number of Berkeley graduate student instructors.
June 19, 2018
The University of California announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent number 10,000,772 covering the use of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing with formats that will be particularly useful in developing human therapeutics and improvements in food security.
June 18, 2018
Breakthrough discovery at the Joint BioEnergy Institute could greatly accelerate the pace of science.
June 9, 2018
New research on copper could lead to better understanding of role in sleep.
June 8, 2018
A UC Berkeley team headed by Omar Yaghi plopped their newest prototype water harvester into the backyard of a tract home in Arizona and started sucking water out of the air without any power other than sunlight.
May 21, 2018
A team of UC Berkeley researchers has announced promising research could lead to new strategies in NMR and MRI technologies using diamonds and lasers.
May 18, 2018
Team led by Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley researchers exploits tiny defects in diamonds to pave the way for enhanced biological imaging and drug studies.
The Meyerhoff Scholars Program at UMBC has graduated more than 1,100 mostly African-American students in science and engineering. (Photo by Algerina Perna, Balitmore Sun)
May 17, 2018
Two longtime leaders of the University of California — C. Judson King and Richard C. Atkinson — have won the 2018 Clark Kerr Award, in recognition of their service and achievements as distinguished educators.
May 11, 2018
Professors Dean Toste and Birgitta Whaley have been elected this year to the prestigious Academy of Arts and Sciences , which honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists and innovators.
May 10, 2018
A decade of investment in advanced biofuels led nowhere, but Jay Keasling remains undaunted.
May 8, 2018
Chemistry faculty named winners of the 2018 Royal Society of Chemistry Awards.
May 3, 2018
A new thorium-aluminum complex is the first in which an actinide element donates electrons when bonding with a metal.
Female leaders in science and advocacy embrace the fast-growing business.
May 1, 2018
The National Academy of Sciences has named five new members from UC Berkeley -- Yang Dan, Ehud Isacoff, Umesh Vazirani, Kristie Boering (chemistry) and Michael Manga.
April 30, 2018
Professor of Chemistry and Molecular and Cell Biology, Michael Marletta, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Fredonia.
April 29, 2018
The world is getting closer to using Crispr to detect a disease quickly, accurately, and cheaply thanks to a new company co-launched by Jennifer Doudna.