Nobel laureates need to reflect diversity of STEM fields

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This year, UC Berkeley welcomed Frances Arnold (chemistry), James Allison (physiology and medicine) and Paul Romer (economics) to its ranks of Nobel laureates. With the third-highest number of Nobel laureates in the world, UC Berkeley now has 107 individuals formerly or currently associated with the university who have received the
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Physics Professors Margaret Murnane, right, and Henry Kapteyn of JILA pose next to one of their laser apparatuses in their laboratory at the University of Colorado Boulder campus on August 25, 2010.  (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

UC Berkeley, UCLA, CU Boulder scientists collaborate to improve real-time functional imaging

The National Science Foundation granted the Science and Technology Center on Real-Time Functional Imaging, or STROBE, $24 million over a five year period. Researchers said that the cooperative efforts of experts in different fields, along with the diversity of resources and technologies accessible to participating institutions will enable more productive research.
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