Antibodies in breast milk help shape newborns' immune systems
University Medalist Kaavya Valiveti is breaking gender barriers in a male-dominated field
Berkeley, George Washington study finds human development patterns as important as climate change in causing California wildfires
A UC Berkeley student team took second place in the E.P.A.'s Campus Rainworks Challenge, a competition looking for innovative stormwater-management solutions on college campuses. The plan would revamp a problematic stretch of Strawberry Creek to reduce flooding, restore ecological diversity and provide a site for teaching and learning.
Climate change will mean droughts that could prove catastrophic in some regions, says the Berkeley professor who is leading the U.S. side of a new $64 million collaboration with China to develop ways to conserve water in energy production and use.
UC Berkeley chancellor emeritus wins Vannevar Bush Award for extraordinary public service, scientific leadership and relentless support for equity and inclusion in higher education.
Biologist proposes that microbiota can steer a host's evolution in new directions
A quest for new ways of understanding urban form and experience.
A new analysis of the genetic diversity of cassava will help improve strategies for breeding disease resistance and climate tolerance into the root crop, a staple and major source of calories for a billion people
Different strains of fungus 'speak' different dialects, showing that microbial communication is more complex than once thought
Mission led by UC Berkeley will study impact of Earth's weather on space weather
Surprise discovery of 17-billion-solar-mass black hole in sparse area of local universe
A pristine but wired area of rolling green hills is an ideal site for studying California's oak woodlands
A big part of implementing green chemistry in industry is the task of identifying and selecting product or process chemistries that are safer, less resource-intensive, and also functionally better than those we currently use. That involves complex judgments and comparisons with many dimensions. Figuring out how to make multifaceted comparisons to support scientifically informed judgments […]
Findings support active learning and critical thinking in schools and workplaces
The SAGE IGERT Fellowship at BCGC supports UC Berkeley graduate students conducting research related to green chemistry and green energy. The fellowship began in 2013 and now, two years later, there are nineteen trainees and alum doing amazing green work on campus. We went out to speak to them about their research…and a few other fun […]