Friday, April 13, 2012

Berkeley Lab In the News, April 6-13, 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.


The latest issue of Science magazine includes a look at Nobel week in Stockholm with the Lab’s Saul Perlmutter. Several other Lab researchers are also mentioned or named in photographs.

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/336/6077/26.full?sid=5a83c9a5-b7be-4d58-b8d5-eae6af1739a2


An April Huffington Post opinion piece co-written by the Lab’s David Bailey looked at the impact of computers on games.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-h-bailey/computer-game-intelligence_b_1396377.html


An April 10 editorial in The Mint highlighted a recent study led by the Lab’s Amol Phadke showing greater potential for wind energy in India.

http://www.livemint.com/2012/04/10202046/Ourview--Harnessing-wind-powe.html


An April 9 KQED QUEST story profiled the Lab’s Mina Bissell and her cancer research.

http://science.kqed.org/quest/2012/04/09/why-dont-we-get-cancer-more-often/


An April 8 Science 2.0 story focused on the recent spate of news surrounding the Lab and synthetic biology.

http://www.science20.com/science_20/californians_worry_about_extreme_genetic_engineering-88772


An April 6 KQED-FM QUEST story on a debate over the value of fire retardants in furniture quoted the Lab’s Don Lucas.

http://science.kqed.org/quest/audio/the-political-firestorm-inside-your-sofa/