Monday, November 28, 2011

Berkeley Lab In the News for Nov. 18-28, 2011

Berkeley Lab “In the News” is our weekly review of Lab researchers, staff, and students who have appeared in the news media this past week. This is but a sampling of our coverage. Please note that some links may expire after some time.

A Nov. 28 Huffington Post story on California’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions featured research by the Lab’s Margaret Torn. Her work was also covered in a front-page Contra Costa Times story, KQED-FM and KCBS-AM radio, ClimateWire, the International Business Times, Woodland Daily Democrat, and several other websites and publications.

A Nov. 23 HealthCanal story highlighted obesity research by the Lab’s Paul Williams. The Times of India and several other publications also covered his work.

A Nov. 23 KQED radio story noted the impending start of construction for the Lab’s CRT building and included an interview with the Lab’s Horst Simon. The Daily Cal also covered the story.

A Nov. 23 BioFuelsDigest story about that publication’s photo contest noted that Lab photographer Roy Kaltschmidt received a first place award for a photograph taken at JBEI.

A Nov. 22 announcement that the Lab’s selection of a preferred second campus site has been delayed until early 2012 received a fair amount of news coverage including in the San Francisco Chronicle, Richmond Confidential, Contra Costa Times, Daily Cal, and San Francisco Business Journal, among others.

A Nov. 22 AOL Energy story on renewable energy projects quoted the Lab’s Ryan Wiser.

A Nov. 20 Associated Press story on fuel cells quoted the Lab’s Adam Weber.

A Nov. 18 UPI news story featured new research on the use of switch grass as a biofuel led by the Lab’s Blake Simmons.