Researchers are using synthetic biology and CRISPR methods to help plants fight pathogens, improve crop yields, and store more carbon.
Rausser College faculty are helping scale markets for carbon capture, storage, and management.
Cecilia Martinez-Gomez’s engineered bacteria recovers valuable elements from old smartphones, cleans up medical wastewater, and more.
Can the bioeconomy bring renewable, carbon-negative products to a global scale?
A new project visualizes how sea-level rise may threaten hazardous facilities and the surrounding vulnerable communities along California’s coastline.
Rausser College students are helping reshape our understanding of the bacterial world.
The California Heartbeat Initiative uses new technologies to track environmental change on a landscape scale.
The 30x30 initiative employs an inclusive, collaborative approach to preserving biodiversity and mitigating climate change.
Landmark U.S. environmental policies are 50 years old. Where do we go from here?
California’s high energy prices offer lessons for the nation’s renewables-focused energy policy.
Whendee Silver’s research shows that compost doesn’t just benefit farmers—it captures carbon.
Understanding the links between environmental change and public health is essential for creating effective solutions.
Berkeley researchers join the largest-ever delegation of women scientists to visit Antarctica.
Gordon Rausser, former dean and professor emeritus, makes a momentous naming gift to the College.
Professor Peggy Lemaux investigates new methods to make sorghum and other crops more climate resilient.
Britt Glaunsinger uncovers how viruses interact with—and steal from—their hosts.
Dan Nomura’s lab explores the human proteome for the development of next-generation therapeutics.
Pacific Crest Trail hikers help gather phenological data.
Neil Tsutsui invites the public to join the scientific process through citizen science and outreach projects.
Journalist Mary Ellen Hannibal introduces our citizen science issue and traces the origins of the movement.