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March 28, 2016

LBNL News

nanotubeBerkeley Lab scientists discover another design principle for building nanostructures

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March 25, 2016

Doug Clark

Dean Clark on the decision to keep the College of Chemistry intact as a single independent unit.

March 23, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Grand Slam 10 Berkeley grad students will face off against each other on March 28 for a chance to compete in the UC-wide Grad Slam. 

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UC Berkeley News

DoudnaJennifer Doudna shares 2016 Canada Gairdner International Awards with four others for discovering and re-engineering the CRISPR-Cas9 system.

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March 10, 2016

warrenalpert.org

DoundaFor remarkable contributions to the understanding of the CRISPR bacterial defense system and the revolutionary discovery that it can be adapted for genome editing.

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March 7, 2016

UC Berkeley News

makeupA new study led by researchers at UC Berkeley and Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas demonstrates how even a short break from certain kinds of makeup, shampoos and lotions can lead to a significant drop in levels of hormone-disrupting chemicals in the body.

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February 29, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Jennifer DoudnaWhen Vice President Joe Biden dropped by UC San Francisco on Saturday for a wide-ranging discussion of the current state of cancer research, UC Berkeley’s Jennifer Doudna was on hand to emphasize the need to fund basic research as well as clinical research.

February 23, 2016

Wenjun Zhang, Evan Miller, Ke XuChemical and biomolecular engineering (CBE) professor Wenjun Zhang, along with chemistry professors Evan Miller and Ke Xu, have been awarded Alfred P. Sloane Foundation Research Fellowships.

February 9, 2016

UC Berkeley News

graphic with nuclear symbolA new $25 million grant from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) puts UC Berkeley at the head of a multi-institution consortium.Read the article.

January 27, 2016

UC Newsroom

Scientist in lab coatOne hundred sixty-five UC faculty were among the most influential scientists in their fields in 2015.

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January 21, 2016

University of CA Press Room

Mike WitherellThe University of California Board of Regents has approved Michael Witherell as director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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UC Berkeley News

Paul AlivisatosPaul Alivisatos has been tapped to lead the research enterprise at UC Berkeley.

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January 19, 2016

UC Berkeley News

Doudna at World Economic ForumJennifer Doudna joined Joseph Biden this morning at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, as the vice president promoted a major new U.S.

January 12, 2016

ASBMB Today

Trees. Photo by Keegan Houser.

Researchers have demonstrated quantum effects most clearly in enzyme catalysis and photosynthesis.

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January 7, 2016

California Magazine

Star Trek sceneWith quantum dots seeping into modern displays, our viewing expectations could drastically change.

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California Magazine

Periodic tableThe recent inclusion of four new elements to the periodic table was cause for the clinking of champagne glasses at places where people cook up such exotic stuff, including Berkeley.

December 22, 2015

UC Berkeley News

Paul AlivisatosPaul Alivisatos and Chenming Hu have been selected to receive the nation's top honors in science and technology.

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December 21, 2015

LBNL News

Electric car. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt, LBNL.Nitash Balsarsa and collaborator Joseph DeSimone discovery may enable next-generation cathodes. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt.

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December 17, 2015

Science

Science singles out CRISPR gene-editing as the Breakthrough of the Year.

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December 10, 2015

UC Berkeley News

Scanning electron microscope images of genetically modified amphipod.A new study from UC Berkeley illustrates the ease with which CRISPR-Cas9 can knock out genes in exotic animals — in this case, an amphipod or sandhopper — to learn how those genes control growth and development.