Friday, December 9, 2011

Berkeley Lab In the News, week of Dec. 4, 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 Dec. 8 CNN story advocated for cool roofs and quoted the Lab’s Art Rosenfeld.

http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2011/12/08/why-we-should-all-paint-our-roofs-white/


A Dec. 8 Space.com story on this year’s Nobel prize winners quoted the Lab’s Saul Perlmutter.

http://www.space.com/13866-nobel-prize-physics-accelerating-universe-dark-energy.html


A Dec. 7 San Diego Union-Tribune story on new efforts to measure greenhouse gases quoted the Lab’s Marc Fischer. EcoSeed and several other websites ran similar stories.

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/dec/07/greenhouse-gas-network-expands-ca/

http://www.ecoseed.org/component/resource/article/138-news-briefs/12034-california-to-link-up-with-global-g-h-g-monitoring-network


A Dec. 7 R&D magazine story highlighted an industrial partnership helping to provide new tools to the ALS. The story quoted the Lab’s Horst Simon, Roger Falcone and Patrick Naulleau. Nanowerk and several other websites also ran the story.

http://www.rdmag.com/News/2011/12/Policy-And-Industry-Lab-And-Industry-Partner-In-New-Lithography-Tools-At-The-ALS/

http://www.nanowerk.com/news/newsid=23640.php


A Dec. 6 Scientific American story on technology transfer highlighted a Berkeley Lab success story.

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/plugged-in/2011/12/06/technology-transfer-from-lab-to-marketplace/


A Dec. 5, USA Today story quoted the Lab’s Felisa Wolfe-Simon and mentions John Tainer in a story about Wolfe-Simon’s microbial research. Stories also ran in Science magazine, MSNBC, and in The Scientist.

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/sciencefair/post/2011/12/arsenic-microbe-anniversary-picks-up-steam/1
http://news.sciencemag.org/scienceinsider/2011/12/genome-of-controversial-arsenic.html?ref=hp
http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/12/02/9168255-arsenic-life-debate-still-percolates

http://the-scientist.com/2011/12/07/arsenic-bugs-genome-sequenced/