In 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 16, 2018
March 7, 2018
A 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
Associate 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
Carol Christ and Paul Alivisatos on the UC Berkeley deficit.
February 6, 2018
Paul Alivisatos, UC Berkeley's number two administrator, will take questions from faculty, staff and students on Monday, Feb. 12.
February 5, 2018
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
In 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
A 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
With 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
Peidong 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
The 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
The research, led by Peidong Yang of Berkeley Lab's Materials Sciences Division, was published this week in the journal Nature Materials in a study titled, "Thermochromic Halide Perovsk
January 17, 2018
Prasad 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
The 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
Scientists 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
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
UC 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
Based 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
Jennifer Doudna, professor and co-inventor of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, speaks with Susan Koskinen, head of the Life and Health Sciences Library Division, at the Bioscience & Natural Resources Library on Nov. 14, 2017.