Scientists use electron microscopy to show how cellular machinery unwinds DNA
Simulation shows how planets migrate inward during evolution of a star system
Professor Kevin Healy has been elected to the International College of Fellows Biomaterials Science & Engineering (ICF-BSE) by the International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering. Election to Fellow recognizes those members of their national or local constituent biomaterials society who have gained a status of excellent professional standing and high achievements in the field of biomaterials science and […]
The Master of Engineering capstone team of Alison Burkland, Daniel Campo, Dragos Puscalau, and Gregory Wohlleb — working with bioengineering professor Kevin Healy — received the 2016 Fung Institute Mission Award for their work on a Point of Care Low-Cost Approach for HIV Monitoring. This award is chosen by the staff at the Fung Institute, and is […]
Bioengineering department manager Nikki Humphreys is a recipient of the 2016 UC Berkeley Excellence in Management Award! The award is given by the Berkeley Staff Assembly’s to outstanding managers and supervisors, nominated by their staff. This year’s theme, “Equity and Inclusion That Works” recognizes supervisors who are supporting the efforts of their staff to live by the […]
When nuts are out of reach, squirrels flick their tails and start problem-solving
The campus's Jepson Herbarium has joined with the California Native Plant Society to create Calscape, an online tool to help homeowners replace lawns and other water-thirsty plants with native California species.
The National Academy of Sciences announced today the election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates, including six from UC Berkeley.
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UC Berkeley environmental engineer David Sedlak tracks chemical contaminants in urban water systems, and says aging systems are not up to the challenge of providing us with clean water these days. What’s needed, he says, is nothing short of a revolution in water technology.
Mapping molecules with atomic precision is helping expand the toolbox for designing new catalytic reactions
By Ann Brody Guy, College of Natural Resources Final Update: Thursday, 11:30 a.m. It is raining today and Blodgett appears to be out of danger from the King Fire. Mop-up operations continue. King Fire containment is still listed as 38...
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley Media Relations BERKELEY — Scientists estimate that fewer than 100 Devils Hole pupfish remain in their Mojave Desert home, but a conservation biologist at the University of California, Berkeley, is giving important guidance in the...
Nicole Wong, a Conservation and Resource Studies major starting her junior year, completed a prestigious World Food Prize fellowship this summer at the U.S. Department of Agriculture ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center in Davis, California. Wong was one...
Climate Change Course Launches New Professional Education Program By Ann Brody Guy | August 12, 2014 BERKELEY — With the environmental, social, and economic impacts of climate change at the forefront of the global dialogue, UC Berkeley is launching professional...
By Sarah Yang | UC Berkeley Media Relations BERKELEY — A new report by UC Berkeley researchers questions the health claims of popular energy, sports, tea and fruit drinks on the market. In a report released today (Wednesday, Aug. 6),...
We are saddened to announce the death of Professor Emeritus Richard Steinhardt.
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley Media Relations Berkeley — Global decline of wildlife populations is driving increases in violent conflicts, organized crime and child labor around the world, according to a policy paper led by researchers at the University of...
By the UC Berkeley Public Affairs team The University of California is launching an initiative to marshal resources across the UC campuses — including Berkeley’s 90 courses, 150 faculty and staff and multiple institutes and centers devoted to the study...
Photos: Peg Skorpinski The UC Berkeley Graduate Division's Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentorship of GSIs was presented to Lynn Huntsinger, a professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, for providing GSIs with guidance and mentorship in...