Technology & engineering archive

Clot-dissolving bubbles to treat strokes?

Clot-dissolving bubbles to treat strokes? September 24, 2013:

Researchers from UC Berkeley and UC San Deigo have used computer simulations to show how ultrasound and tiny bubbles injected into the bloodstream can break up blood clots, limiting the damage caused by a stroke. The treatment was tested using supercomputers at the Department of Energy’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center.

New scholarship program supports students in STEM fields

August 26, 2013:

Eight talented UC Berkeley students are being rewarded for their hard work in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), a new scholarship program by Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Alivisatos appointed Samsung Distinguished Chair in Nanoscience

Alivisatos appointed Samsung Distinguished Chair in Nanoscience August 22, 2013:

Chemist Paul Alivisatos, one of the pioneers of nanoscience, has been appointed to the Samsung Distinguished Chair in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at UC Berkeley in recognition of his many scientific achievements.