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Roland Bürgmann is co-author of “Toward full exploitation of coherent and incoherent information in Sentinel-1 TOPS data for retrieving surface displacement: Application to the 2016...
Chris Johnson was interviewed on San Francisco Bay Area ABC 7 News to discuss the possible relationship between weather cycles and seismic activity. He noted that Berkeley seismologists do...
CRISPR stands for Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats, which are segments of prokaryotic DNA containing short, repetitive base sequences.
Shuai Zhang, Kevin Driver, François Soubiran and Burkhard Militzer are co-authors of “Path integral Monte Carlo simulations of warm dense sodium.” The article came out in Volume 21,...
David Burstein is co-author of “Two distinct Rnase activities of CRISPR-C2c2 enable guide-RNA processing and RNA detection.” The article was published in the journal Nature.
Marissa Tremblay (pictured), David Shuster and Greg Balco are co-authors of “Neon diffusion kinetics and implications for cosmogenic neon paleothermometry in feldspars.” The research...
Highlights •Experiments show that between 6 and 21 GPa CaCO3 melts within 50 K of 2000 K. •Experiments place the calcite V-aragonite-liquid invariant point at 13 GPa and 1970 K. •...
Professor Banfield is a geomicrobiologist and biogeochemist whose work focuses on the fundamental relationship between microorganisms and their chemical environments. She is a recipient of...
Karthik Anantharaman and Jillian Banfield are co-authors of “Asgard archaea illuminate the origin of eukaryotic cellular complexity.” The article came out on 11 January 2017 in Nature.
Highlights •Jupiter’s 5 µm hotspots are not correlated with the location of radio hotspots at 2 cm. •The layer probed at 2 cm in Jupiter’s atmosphere, 1–2 bars of atmospheric pressure, is...

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