Discovered two years ago by UC Berkeley scientists including Jill Banfield, the protein was similar to CRISPR, but quite a bit smaller: a big advantage if you’re trying to deliver a gene editor into a cell.
The award is given annually by the International Biogeography Society for individual lifetime achievement in the field of biogeography.
The new Center will explore how cannabis production impacts the environment and society, and how these impacts will evolve under new regulations.
An ambitious new multicampus consortium is seeking ways to capture billions of tons of carbon dioxide and bring net carbon emissions in California to zero by 2045.
EuropeNow interviewed Professor Paolo D'Odorico on his interdiciplinary water research.
New research highlights for the first time the widespread and deadly threat of the soil- and waterborne pathogen Phytophthora in CA restoration sites.
Graduate student Joan Dudney discusses surveying whitebark pine in the Sierras, and if the species will soon be listed as endangered.
The Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity recognizes faculty who advance inclusion and diversity through their research, teaching, and service.
The UC Water Academy is a new course aimed at teaching students all about California's water; here are five key takeaways from the course.
Patrick Gonzalez led the assessment and found human-caused climate change has aggravated severe impacts in the US Southwest.
Allen Goldstein recognized is for his contributions to the field of chemistry and emissions of natural and anthropogenic trace gases and aerosols in the atmosphere.
Launched in 2017, the Institute seeks to advance the research, management, and protection of our treasured public parks and lands.
In both the classroom and the field, evolutionary ecologist Erica Bree Rosenblum listens closely for the answers.
Professor Scott Stephens notes the ever-changing hydrology around the state's mountains and how to craft new wildfire management strategies in these areas.
According to a new study, the implementation of sustainable and advanced irrigation systems could help feed billions.
Fernandez and Dodd recieved $18,000 in funding for their research on the application and development of the CRISPR/Cas9 system to test for adaptation of genes with assumed roles in climate stress.
As part of the U.S. World & News Report's "Best Global University Rankings," Berkeley was ranked #1 for environment/ecology.
A new, comprehensive analysis of lions and their habitats in Africa shows that more protection and resource allocation is needed to ensure their survival.
Some of the smallest life forms yet discovered contain the smallest CRISPR gene-editing machinery yet to be discovered.
New research shows that preserving original landscapes, particularly within farmlands, can help to prevent significant biodiversity loss.