Friday, February 24, 2012

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Feb. 20, 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 time.


A Feb. 25 The Economist story featured work on cell imaging presented by the Lab’s Carolyn Larabell at this year’s AAAS meeting.

http://www.economist.com/node/21548149


A Feb. 24 Greenwire story profiled new Molecular Foundry director Omar Yaghi.

http://www.eenews.net/Greenwire/2012/02/24/4


A Feb. 23 BusinessWeek story on automatic shades quoted the Lab’s Eleanor Lee.

http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/automatic-shades-inspire-office-frustration-02232012.html


A Feb. 23 Everyday Health story highlighted work on cholesterol by the Lab’s Gang Ren. Health Express and News Track India were some of the other outlets that also covered his research.

http://www.everydayhealth.com/high-cholesterol/0223/what-makes-good-cholesterol-go-bad.aspx

http://www.healthexpress.co.uk/news/bad-good-cholesterol-814.html

http://www.newstrackindia.com/newsdetails/2012/02/22/269741-How-protein-helps-good-cholesterol-to-turn-into-bad-.html


A Feb. 23 Santa Cruz Sentinel story looked at the ongoing collaboration between the Lab’s George Smoot and Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart.

http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/entertainment/ci_20025482


A Feb. 21 GizMag story featured work by the Lab’s Carl Haber in recovering the audio recordings of Alexander Graham Bell. Geek.com also covered his work.

http://www.gizmag.com/graham-bell-recordings-restored/21543/

http://www.geek.com/articles/geek-cetera/alexander-graham-bells-earliest-audio-recordings-now-playable-20120220/