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March 16, 2018

Berkeley News

Ting XuIn a breakthrough that could lead to a new class of materials with functions found only in living systems, Ting Xu and fellow researchers have figured out a way to keep certain proteins active outside of the cell.

March 7, 2018

Cal Parents

Cal parents host externshipA request emailed to all Cal Parents Ambassadors to sponsor an externship for a Berkeley undergraduate turned into a rewarding experience not just for a student, but also for a Tennessee couple who answered the call.

March 5, 2018

Berkeley Lab

Felix FischerAssociate Professor Felix Fischer contributes to research at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source which reveal how a hydrocarbon called pyrene could form near stars.

February 26, 2018

February 6, 2018

February 5, 2018

Early Women Chemistry Scientists at Cal The College salutes the pioneer women chemistry faculty at Cal. Both as scientists, and as early faculty members at the University, they helped to pave the way for the next generations of women faculty and students.

January 30, 2018

Berkeley News

Ke Xu. Photo by KaltschmidtIn the current issue of the journal Cell Reports, Ke Xu and his colleagues at UC Berkeley use the technique to provide a sharp view of the geodesic mesh that supports the outer membrane of a red blood cell, revealing why such cells are sturdy yet flexible enough to squeeze through narrow capillaries as they carry oxygen to our tissues.

January 29, 2018

ABC 7 News

Peidong YangA breakthrough by Peidong Yang could one day help tall buildings use dramatically less energy, by using their windows to generate electricity. For the full story visit ABC7 News.

January 24, 2018

Berkeley News

Matt Damon, Mars movieWith the right technology, the gas station of the future will make its own fuel directly from sunlight, in the process sucking up carbon and producing oxygen. Decades into the future, the same technology could provide fuel and oxygen for the first Martians, and could even be tweaked to produce fertilizer.

January 23, 2018

Berkeley News

Peidong YangPeidong Yang, a professor of chemistry and faculty scientist at Berkeley Lab, and his colleagues have tweaked the chemical structure of perovskite — a versatile material that already rivals silicon-based solar cells — so that the material turns from transparent

Omar YaghiThe BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Basic Sciences category goes, in this tenth edition, to Jordanian-American chemist Omar Yaghi, “for his pioneering work in the conception and synthesis of new cry

January 22, 2018

January 17, 2018

Berkeley News

Jennifer DoudnaPrasad Raghavendra, an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, and Jennifer Doudna, a professor of molecular and cell biology and of chemistry, were honored this week by the National Academy of Sciences for their innovative body of research.

January 12, 2018

ACS Biochemistry Issue CoverThe ACS January 2018 Special Biochemistry Issue has included College of Chemistry professors Ming Hammond, Evan Miller, and David Savage among the 44 early career scientists identified as representing the future of biochemistry. These scientists are noted by the publication for tackling problems of biological relevance.

December 31, 2017

Business Insider

Student estimating amount of candy in beakerScientists at the University of California are teaming up with Mars company to try to save the crop before it's too late.

December 5, 2017

Dr. Kwabena Bediako and Dr. Jon Rittle The College of Chemistry is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Kwabena Bediako and Dr. John Rittle as assistant professors in the Department of Chemistry commencing July 2018.

November 20, 2017

Berkeley News

Ron CohenUC Berkeley College of Chemistry professor Ronald Cohen, has been elected to the AAAS, the world-renowned Washington, D.C.-based general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science. UC Berkeley professors Mark D'Esposito, Marla Feller, Alison Gopnik, Robert Knight and Paul Renne were also elected.

November 16, 2017

Berkeley Science Review

Omar Yaghi with postdocsBased at UC Berkeley, BGSI is dedicated to developing fundamental science research in foreign countries aided by funds provided by local governments, industries, and institutions.

November 15, 2017