Friday, January 20, 2012

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Jan. 15, 2012

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 Jan. 20 India West story noted that the Lab’s Ashok Gadgil had won the Zayed Future Energy Prize. The announcement also appeared in the Khaleej Times, Earth and Industry.com and several other outlets.

http://www.indiawest.com/news/2577-gadgil-among-finalists-for-zayed-future-energy-prize.html

http://www.khaleejtimes.com/displayarticle.asp?xfile=data/theuae/2012/January/theuae_January491.xml&section=theuae&col=

http://earthandindustry.com/2012/01/us-physicist-snags-zayed-future-energy-prize/


Gadgil’s work on the Darfur stove was featured in a Jan. 20 GreenBang.com story.

http://www.greenbang.com/this-fuel-saving-stove-saves-lives-too_21266.html


A Jan. 20 Nature story looked at a response to work by the Lab’s Felisa Wolfe-Simon.

http://www.nature.com/news/study-challenges-existence-of-arsenic-based-life-1.9861


A Jan. 18 Information Week story on cloud computing included research by the Lab.

http://www.informationweek.com/news/government/cloud-saas/232500025


A Jan. 17 Examiner story on lithium-ion battery research featured work being conducted at the Lab.

http://www.examiner.com/green-business-in-phoenix/li-based-batteries-fueling-u-s-electric-vehicles-goals


A Jan. 17 Southern California Public Radio story on energy efficiency programs quoted the Lab’s Ed Vine.

http://www.scpr.org/news/2012/01/17/30831/energy-efficiency-among-programs-stalled-ratepayer/


A Jan. 16 The Blaze story on geothermal energy quoted the Lab’s Ernie Majer.

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/what-do-you-get-when-you-pump-24-million-gallons-of-water-into-a-volcano/


A Jan. 16 Chemical & Engineering News story on surface analysis included work being conducted at the Lab.

http://cen.acs.org/articles/90/i3/Pushing-Capabilities-Surface-Analysis.html