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  1. New CRISPR inhibitors found with help from U.S. Defense Department fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Chemical and Engineering News

    In July 2017, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency announced a $65 million research program to prepare for these scenarios. Called Safe Genes , the DARPA program is funding projects to develop countermeasures and prophylactic treatments against unwanted gene editing.

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  2. Broad prevails over Berkeley in CRISPR patent disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Chemical and Engineering News

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  3. Natural killer cells may mediate cancer immunotherapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Chemical and Engineering News

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  4. New CRISPR inhibitors found with help from U.S. Department of Defense fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Chemical and Engineering News

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  5. How to prepare for life after grad schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Chemical & Engineering News

    Christine Le thought she wanted to be a doctor, but she loved chemistry. When she had to decide on an undergraduate specialization, a professor took her aside for a chat.

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  6. For director-at-large: Lee H. LatimerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | Chemical & Engineering News

    Academic record: Tulane University, B.S., 1971; University of Wisconsin, Ph.D., 1976; postdoctoral research, University of California, Berkeley, 1976-77, University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, 1977-79. Honors: Howard Fawcett Chemical Health Award, ACS Division of Chemical Health & Safety, 2016; Shirley B. Radding Award, ACS Santa Clara Valley Section, 2014; ACS Fellow, 2012; Walter B. Petersen Award, ACS California Section, 2010; Rochester Section Award, ACS, 1991; Chemical Sciences Excellence Award, Elan Pharmaceuticals, 2009; Gold Team Achievement Award, Kodak Research Labs, 1992; NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1977-79; Phi Beta Kappa, 1971; Sigma Xi, 1971.

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  7. CRISPR/Cas9 ruling expected from federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | Chemical and Engineering News

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  8. Simulations suggest graphene's elusive cousin may become a realityiRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Chemical and Engineering News

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  9. Sponsored content: Interdisciplinary innovationiRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2018 | Chemical & Engineering News

    Osamu Terasaki and Peidong Yang check out the equipment at the Center for High-Resolution Electron Microscopy at ShanghaiTech University. Osamu Terasaki and Peidong Yang check out the equipment at the Center for High-Resolution Electron Microscopy at ShanghaiTech University.

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  10. BASF donates $7 million for UC Berkeley labsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | Today's Chemist At Work

    BASF has donated $7 million toward the construction of the Berkeley Science & Engineering Hub, a $180 million research facility to be built at the University of California, Berkeley. CEO Martin Brudermuller made the donation at a July 10 ceremony prior to a meeting of the California Research Alliance, a research program BASF supports at 10 California universities.

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  11. Raptor report: Berkeley birds and rodent wranglersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Chemical & Engineering News

    There were just 10 peregrine falcons living in California when the state passed its endangered species act in 1970. Capable of speeds faster than 300 km per hour as they dive at pigeons, starlings, and other prey, peregrine falcons were some of the many victims of organochlorine pesticides like dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane .

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  12. Lygos raises funds for industrial biotechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | Chemical & Engineering News

    Lygos has raised $15.5 million in a series B funding round led by IA Ventures and First Round Capital. The Berkeley, Calif.-based firm says it now has raised a total of $40 million to advance its main product, biobased malonic acid, as well as other organic acids such as aspartic acid and glycolic acid.

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  13. Chemists fracture rings to install fluorineiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | Chemical & Engineering News

    To construct new bonds, as chemists are wont to do, they must first break bonds. But some bonds give way easier than others.

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  14. Three-dimensional COF crystals keep growingiRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 | Chemical & Engineering News

    Exceptionally high porosity and surface area coupled with chemical tunability make covalent organic frameworks attractive materials for various applications, such as storing and separating gases. But the inability to prepare these metal-free covalently-bonded materials as large single crystals has hampered their development.

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  15. Finding pillars of strength for MOFsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Chemical & Engineering News

    Two MOFs with different structures consist of hydrogen , carbon , nitrogen , and zinc atoms . A primary network formed by the bonds between ligands and metal atoms and a secondary network formed by van der Waals forces contribute to the materials' mechanical properties.

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  16. Untangling the CRISPR cancer scareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Chemical & Engineering News

    CRISPR gene editing uses a Cas9 enzyme and a guide RNA to cut DNA at a location specified by the programmable guide RNA. At barely six years old, CRISPR gene editing has gone through its share of controversies, including a headline-grabbing patent dispute and vigorous debates over the ethics of editing human embryos .

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  17. CRISPR researchers receive Kavli Prize in NanoscienceiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | Chemical & Engineering News

    In fewer than six years, CRISPR gene editing has spurred the formation of more than a dozen biotech companies, ignited a fierce patent dispute between its inventors, and stimulated much speculation over who will, and who won't, one day receive the Nobel Prize for its creation. So when two of CRISPR's oft-cited inventors win a prestigious scientific award, and a third inventor doesn't, people in the field talk.

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  18. Actinide acts as electron donor for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Chemical & Engineering News

    A new thorium-aluminum complex is the first in which an actinide element donates electrons when bonding with a metal . The complex, synthesized by John Arnold of the University of California, Berkeley, and colleagues, is already unusual because its thorium atom is in a +3 oxidation state.

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  19. Novartis and Berkeley researchers team up to tackle the industry's toughest drug targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Chemical & Engineering News

    The Novartis and Berkeley collaborators say they have made progress in tackling traditionally "undruggable" proteins. First row, from left: Chang, Bradner, Nomura, Toste, and Maimone.

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  20. Rocks are a missing piece of the nitrogen cycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Today's Chemist At Work

    The Pinnacles at Gunung Mulu National Park in Borneo are made from limestone that can weather and release nitrogen into the soil. Nitrogen gets around on Earth.

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