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January 19th, 2007

UC Berkeley seeks to tap into 'billions' for buildings

Among those captivated are the governor, UC president Bob Dynes and several key regents. Schwarzenegger pledged $30 million in state bonds for Chu's Helios Project, a new, $130 million lab where scientists would team up on new biofuels and nanotech solar cells, plus another $40 million in bonds if Berkeley scientists win a competition hosted by energy giant BP LLC for a $500 million Energy Biosciences Institute.


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