Friday, June 15, 2018

Week Ending June 15

Lab news releases earned the following coverage:

Durability + Design and Green Building Advisor covered a Lab release on its energy efficient “super windows,” quoting Steve Selkowitz and Charlie Curcija (ETA). (June 12)

USA Today wrote about interstellar dust research, covered in a University of Hawaii press release adapted by the Lab. The article quotes the James Ciston (Foundry). The result was also covered by the Daily Cal, IFLScience, Tech Times, the Daily Mail, Inquisitr, and others. (June 12)

The Lab or Lab staff appeared in the following media:

Mina Bissell (BSE) is quoted in a Nature news article on cancer research. (June 15)

A TechGenYZ piece on top solar techs cites a Lab report on renewable energy. (June 15)

A Lab report on solar adoption is cited in a Utility Dive story on distributed solar expanding. (June 14)

A ThinkProgress piece on a DOE report on how it’s cheaper to drive an EV than gas-powered car cited a Lab report vehicle-to-grid charging. (June 13)

KGO reported on a new PG&E policy that in cases of extreme fire danger it may cut power as a preventative measure, and the Lab is mentioned as being in an affected zone. (June 13)

A commentary in U.S. News & World Report on how G-7 leaders can push for relief from global warming cited a Lab study on air conditioner efficiency. (June 11)

Omar Yaghi (MSD) is quoted in an Express (UK) story on his new study using MOFs to extract water from desert air.  (June 11)

NERSC is cited in a Space Daily report on a new study from Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory on fusion reactions. (June 11)

Lee Bernstein (NSD) is quoted in an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education on the winning bid by UC and Texas A&M to manage Los Alamos National Lab. (June 8)

An opinion piece in the Washington Post on Virginia’s offshore wind resources cited a Lab report. (June 8)

Friday, June 8, 2018

Week Ending June 8

Lab news releases earned the following coverage:

The Arizona Republic quotes the Lab’s Omar Yaghi in a report on harvesting water from air. The report relates to an April 2017 Lab release. (June 8)

Pouya Vahmani and Andrew Jones were quoted in a San Jose Mercury story on their study on how cool roofs can save water, covered in a Lab release. (June 4)

IEEE GlobalSpec picked up a Lab release about using machine learning to accelerate bioengineering. (June 2)

The Lab or Lab staff appeared in the following media:

Science highlights the leading mayoral candidate for Mexico City, Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo, who is a former Lab researcher. The article quotes the Lab’s Lynn Price, an energy scientist. (June 7).

The Daily Cal notes the Lab’s use of goats to curb wildfire risks, linking to a Lab video. (June 6)

The Los Angeles Times, NPR, National Geographic, UPI, the Independent, Business Insider, and others quote the Lab’s Christina Patricola, whose discussion in Nature News and Views relates to a study about how tropical cyclones have been traveling at slower speeds over the past seven decades, concentrating the destruction they wreak. (June 6)

Photonics Online picks up a Lab CRD press release about an algorithm developed to improve an image-reconstruction technique. (June 4), in a review of a book highlighting high-profile cyber attacks, mentions former Lab scientist Clifford Stoll’s book, The Cuckoo’s Egg. (June 4)

The San Francisco Business Times wrote about a new partnership between UCSF and national labs to use supercomputers to study traumatic brain injuries (subscription required). (June 1)

Space Daily quotes the Lab’s Jeffrey Cain in a study on how to stack and stitch 2-D materials together. (June 1)

Friday, June 1, 2018

Week Ending June 1

Lab news releases earned the following coverage:

Xinhua, InsideHPC, and Nvidia’s Newscenter covered a Lab release on a team that used supercomputers to better understand a neutron’s lifetime. (May 31)

Tech Explorist, Biofuels Digest, and Biofuels International picked up a Lab release on using machine learning to predict the amount of biofuel produced by microbes. (May 31)

A 2013 Lab study on thirdhand smoke is cited in an article in BUILDINGS. (May 30)

Nanowerk covered a Lab release on a spintronics discovery led by Andreas Schmid and Gong Chen. (May 29)

A Chemistry World story on structural color quoted Raymond Weitekamp and mentioned a Lab project on a polymer window coating, featured in a 2016 Lab release. (May 25)

The Lab or Lab staff appeared in the following media:

Cynthia McMurray is quoted in a Nature feature on Huntington’s disease. (May 30)

Lane Martin and his work on pyroelectrics are highlighted in a Yale Environment 360 feature on waste heat. (May 29)

A Washington Post column on how to stop the sun from bleaching out your home cites a website on window coverings developed by the Lab. (May 29)

Greentech Media and PV Magazine covered a new Lab study finding EVs could help California save billions in energy storage investment, quoting co-author Sam Saxena. Co-author Jonathan Coignard was quoted in a Digital Trends article on the same study. (May 29)

A Greentech Media piece on renewable energy prices cites a Lab study. (May 29)

A Quartz article on offshore wind in the Atlantic cited a recent Lab report on the topic. (May 27)

David Bailey and Marcos Lopez de Prado were interviewed for a column in Forbes on “the greatest financial fraud in history” due to financial firms using dubious analytical techniques. (May 25)

A Wirecutter/Engadget article on the best air conditioner quotes Max Sherman. (May 25)

Friday, May 25, 2018

Week Ending May 25

Lab news releases earned the following coverage:

ZDNet and Healthcare Finance reported on a Lab study that discovered how defects in diamonds could improve MRI and NMR imaging. The study was also covered in Germany’s Medizin Elektronik, which quoted Ashok Ajoy.

The Lab or Lab staff appeared in the following media:

InsideHPC ran an interview with Jason Zurawski of ESnet. (May 25)

An MIT Technology Review article on solar energy in California quotes Andrew Mills and also cites two recent Lab studies -- one on how EVs will impact the grid and another on electricity pricing. (May 24)

Joachim Seel, Andrew Mills, and Ryan Wiser co-authored a piece published in GreenBiz and The Conversation on their new report on how electricity prices will be affected by increasing amounts of renewable sources of energy. (May 23)

Jeff Greenblatt was quoted in an India Today story covering a new Lab study on how EVs can help the grid. Co-authors Jonathan Coignard and Sam Saxena were quoted in Engineer News Network, ECN, and Utility Dive. (May 23)

Science Trends reported on a new paper on soil respiration and earth system model; Trevor Keenan is a co-author. (May 23)

The Joint Genome Institute was cited in a KTVH (Montana) news item on the discovery of a new lineage of microbes in Yellowstone National Park. (May 23)

Paul Ashby is quoted in a Wired piece on scanning probe microscopes. (May 23)

Horst Simon is mentioned in an HPCwire piece on ISC High Performance appointing a new program chair. (May 23)

Ben Hoen co-authored a guest blog in Green Building Advisor on public objections to wind farms. (May 22)

A Green Biz column on data center energy use quoted a 2016 Lab report. (May 22)

A Wired piece on developing a better battery mentions the Lab being part of a silicon anode consortium. (May 22)

The Lab’s China Energy Group is mentioned in a Radio Free Asia item on China’s coal consumption. (May 21)

KPVI (Idaho) ran an item on a team from Idaho State University coming to the Lab on a computing sciences fellowship to work with Xiaoye Sherry Li. (May 21)

Greentech Media cited a Lab report in an analysis of California’s new solar mandate. (May 21)