Last Build Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:09:31 +0000
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:24:02 +0000(image) Why are humans so bad at thinking about climate change? That provocative question opens the new series, Climate Lab, which looks at solutions to a daunting challenge
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0000(image) Mary Ann Mason, a faculty affiliate of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, discusses ideas from her new book Babies of Technology: Assisted Reproduction and the Rights of the Child
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0000(image) The key component is an extremely porous material called a metal-organic framework that absorbs 20 percent of its weight in water from low-humidity air
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 23:01:42 +0000(image) Berkeley scientists have begun to unravel a knotty mystery
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0000(image) California was the first to try ShakeAlert in 2016. Now Washington and Oregon will be able to test what will become a fully integrated West Coast early warning system.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:15:40 +0000(image) Patents would cover single-guide CRISPR-Cas9 editing in all cells, including human
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 21:44:55 +0000(image) The Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation will be taken over by nearly 100 makers for a three-day technology-building marathon
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:58:14 +0000(image) UC Berkeley’s Energy Biosciences Institute and Shell have entered into a five-year research agreement to spend up to $25 million over five years on fundamental research in the areas of global energy transition and new energy technology.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 16:44:03 +0000(image) Berkeley joins six other California universities to treat and repair craniofacial disease and damage. The consortium has been awarded $12 million by the NIH, part of a larger $24 million effort to develop strategies for treating craniofacial defects, which affect millions of Americans.
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
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 21:30:20 +0000(image) The Enel Innovation Hub joins the CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at UC Berkeley to foster collaboration with promising Berkeley-affiliated startups. The hub will scout startups to join the hub and develop business projects with the fledgling companies in the United States and internationally.
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 22:53:45 +0000(image) The College of Engineering this week announced the deaths of Karl Hedrick, a professor of mechanical engineering, and James Hunt, a professor of civil engineering.
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.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000(image) With more than 100 3D printers on campus, at least 600 pounds of plastic trash is generated each year. Undergraduates Nicole Panditi and Scott Silva have a solution
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.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 19:05:17 +0000(image) Materials scientist and Bakar Fellow Jie Yao has developed a technique to readily change the structure of thin sheets of “metamaterials” so that they can focus light in an entirely new and commercially promising way
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 22:32:17 +0000(image) Berkeley's cybersecurity leader urges the president to take prompt action
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000(image) Funds from Assembly Bill 2664 will flow through six entities on campus.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 20:12:13 +0000(image) Bakar Fellow Jeffrey Long, professor of chemistry and of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has devised a new material that can capture and release CO2 at a lower temperature and in a much greater volume than present-day technologies
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 16:30:57 +0000(image) By repeatedly tweaking a group of ions, physicists make first example of a non-equilibrium material: a system that repeats in time, rather than space