UC Berkeley biologist Mu-ming Poo awarded $500,000 Gruber Neuroscience Prize

June 10, 2016

UC Berkeley biologist Mu-ming Poo has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Gruber Neuroscience Prize for work showing how the brain’s circuitry changes in response to life experiences.

From DNA to Diversity: Berkeley Biologists Explore Mutations

June 17, 2016

New research is uncovering how mutations - errors made when DNA is copied or consequences of chance chemical reactions - are in fact the seeds of life’s diversity.

Berkeley Scientists explore how black hole jets punch out of their galaxies

June 21, 2016

A simulation of the powerful jets generated by supermassive black holes at the centers of the largest galaxies explains why some burst forth as bright beacons visible across the universe, while others fall apart and never pierce the halo of the galaxy.