Berkeley Lab, Somorjai researchers say hybrid approach could lead to next-generation catalysts.
April 23, 2018
April 18, 2018
The collaborators hope new advances in chemical biology could open up the human proteome.
April 17, 2018
Dean Douglas Clark recently announced changes in the College of Chemistry leadership.
April 13, 2018
The 2018 awardee of the Dalton Transactions University of California, Berkeley Lectureship is Professor Jillian L Dempsey, at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Lecture recognizes independent early career researchers who have made a significant contribution to the field of inorganic chemistry.
March 29, 2018
An international group of scientists that includes the Aldo DeBenedictis Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Phillip Geissler have developed a way to print 3D constructs using water and oil.
March 26, 2018
JBEI enzyme discovery enables first-time microbial production of an aromatic biofuel.
March 20, 2018
Berkeley researchers Charles Denby and Rachel Li, have created strains of yeast that produce a hoppy flavor in beer without the use of hops.
March 19, 2018
Susan Marqusee, Director of QB3, Eveland Warren Endowed Chair Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology and Professor of Chemistry, is the recipient of the 2018 Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Award.
March 16, 2018
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 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