Chemistry professor Felix Fischer has been awarded the 2016 Carl Duisberg Memorial Prize by the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh, German Chemical Society).
February 9, 2016
Ming Hammond and co-authors publish paper on bacterial sensing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
A 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
One hundred sixty-five UC faculty were among the most influential scientists in their fields in 2015.
January 21, 2016
The University of California Board of Regents has approved Michael Witherell as director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Paul Alivisatos has been tapped to lead the research enterprise at UC Berkeley.
Omar Yaghi, Yuzhong Liu and Yingbo Zhao led the discovery of how to weave materials at the atomic and molecular level to produce complex organic extended structures.
January 19, 2016
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January 12, 2016
Researchers have demonstrated quantum effects most clearly in enzyme catalysis and photosynthesis.
January 7, 2016
Chris Chang and Omar Yaghi have invented covalent organic frameworks that can transform atmospheric carbon dioxide into a useful building block for biodegradable plastics, fuel, and more.
With quantum dots seeping into modern displays, our viewing expectations could drastically change.
January 5, 2016
Chemistry professor Omar Yaghi has won an inaugural Mustafa Scientific Prize, awarded by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member states. The award ceremony was held in Tehran, Iran, in December.
January 1, 2016
Berkeley Lab scientists teach bacterium a new trick for artificial photosynthesis. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt.
December 22, 2015
Paul Alivisatos and Chenming Hu have been selected to receive the nation's top honors in science and technology.
December 21, 2015
Nitash Balsarsa and collaborator Joseph DeSimone discovery may enable next-generation cathodes. Photo by Roy Kaltschmidt.
December 17, 2015
December 16, 2015
Berkeley Lab/UC Berkeley Researchers increase NMR/MRI sensitivity through hyperpolarization of nuclei in diamond. (Photo by Christophoros Vassiliou)