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European Patent Office to grant UC a broad patent on CRISPR-Cas9

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:15:40 +0000

(image) Patents would cover single-guide CRISPR-Cas9 editing in all cells, including human



In a sample of blood, researchers probe for cancer clues

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:00:18 +0000

(image) UC Berkeley bioengineers have made an important step towards liquid biopsy technology



Business-minded scientists with big ideas

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:30:30 +0000

(image) The Innovative Genomics Institute appointed its first Entrepreneurial Fellows to translate and commercialize new CRISPR technologies



New drug strategy: Target ribosome to halt protein production

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:00:46 +0000

(image) LDL-lowering drug selectively stalls ribosome, suggesting other potential drugs that target ribosome



Stressed out by the news? Nature videos will make you happier

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 19:22:35 +0000

(image) Being out in wild nature has been shown to reduce stress and lift our spirits. But does watching nature documentaries have a similar effect? A study from UC Berkeley and BBC Earth suggests so.



Does lactate, the bane of athletes, help drive cancer?

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000

(image) Exercise experts argue that lactate or lactic acid may fuel cancer cells



Oral delivery system could make vaccinations needle-free

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 19:00:43 +0000

(image) New technology developed at UC Berkeley could one day let patients give themselves vaccinations by holding a pill-sized capsule called a MucoJet inside their mouth and jet-releasing a stream of vaccine, removing the need for injections



Tracking your body, moment to moment

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 19:11:20 +0000

(image) A Cory Hall lab has been converted into a high-tech mini-fitness center where researchers track metabolic changes second by second in a substance any good workout produces: sweat.



Trans and gender-fluid teens left with few ‘safe harbors’

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 10:00:56 +0000

(image) New research finds that they face up to three times more abuse at school and at home than their gender-conforming peers



Trading in the scalpel for a sharper blade

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:56:32 +0000

(image) Bakar Fellow Kathy Collins, professor of biophysics, biochemistry and structural biology, is working develop and market a technology to increase the diagnostic power of non-surgical biopsies



Decision clears way for UC Berkeley patent on CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 18:24:39 +0000

(image) The ruling says that the inventions claimed in the pending U.S. patent application filed by the Doudna/Charpentier research group and those filed by the Broad Institute are separately patentable, moving the Doudna/Charpentier group’s application closer to issuance as a U.S. patent.



Is it love? Scientists talk romance on Facebook Live

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:43:42 +0000

(image) For Valentine's Day, UC Berkeley psychologists and neuroscientists Robert Levenson, Emiliana Simon-Thomas and Arthur Aron talked about the differences between attraction, early-relationship passion and enduring love.



CZ Biohub awards nearly $14.5 million to Berkeley researchers

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:00:28 +0000

(image) CZ Biohub Investigators will focus on new tools to accelerate the pace of biomedical discovery



Bakar Fellow: Aiding cells’ strategy to survive

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:51:48 +0000

(image) Research by biochemist James Hurley, professor of molecular and cell biology and a Bakar Fellow, is developing a new drug to boost the natural process that sweeps away debris leftover from cells’ metabolic work, which could otherwise threaten their survival.



International critical theory consortium launches with Mellon Foundation help

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000

(image) Among the international consortium's tasks are exploring the role of 21st-century populism, a contemporary critique of violence, and assessing the global university.



Center for Built Environment, turning 20, helps shape building industry

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 19:58:48 +0000

(image) Its research offers building operators, managers and designers new tools to enhance energy efficiency, environmental quality and livability for residents and workers — from the open-office plan and the cubicle to multifamily structures



CRISPR research institute expands into agriculture, microbiology

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:15:22 +0000

(image) Five year, $125 million investment in Innovative Genomics Institute will help improve global food security and the environment



The yin-yang of cancer and infectious disease

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:00:04 +0000

(image) Discovering how the immune system responds to pathogens could lead to new therapies for cancer, and vice versa



Why the lights don’t dim when we blink

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:00:54 +0000

(image) Study finds that blinking prompts eye muscles to keep our vision in line



Scientists reprogram embryonic stem cells to expand their potential

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:00:02 +0000

(image) Releasing molecular brake lets pluripotent stem cells develop into a broader range of cell types, akin to the potential of fertilized eggs