Berkeley Research at a Glance

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Top U.S. University with highest number of highly ranked graduate programs

7

Nobel laureates

144

Members of the National Academy of Sciences

223

Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Funding award chart FY19

 

2018 – 2019
Research Funding Sponsors

Each year, the Berkeley campus receives well over one-half billion dollars in research support from external sources.

 

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Latest Research News

August 11, 2020

Programmable synthetic materials

Artificial molecules could one day form the information unit of a new type of computer or be the basis for programmable substances. The information would be encoded in the spatial arrangement of the individual atoms – similar to how the sequence of base pairs determines the information content of DNA, or sequences of zeros and ones form the memory of computers.
August 7, 2020

Brain noise contains unique signature of dream sleep

When we dream, our brains are filled with noisy electrical activity that looks nearly identical to that of the awake brain. But UC Berkeley researchers have pulled a signal out of the noise that uniquely defines dreaming, or REM sleep, potentially making it easier to monitor people with sleep disorders, as well as unconscious coma patients or those under anesthesia.

In the Media

August 5, 2020
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