Friday, April 6, 2012

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of April 1, 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.

An April 5 Scientific American story featured new ways graphene can be used with an electron microscope and quoted the Lab’s Jungwon Park.

An April 5 Biodiesel magazine highlighted new efforts to increase the production of biofuels and quoted the Lab’s Fuzhong Zhang.

The April 4 PBS News Hour included an interview with the Lab’s Ashok Gadgil on a “solar suitcase” project. Gadgil’s interview begins at 5:40 on the video.

An April 4 Toronto Globe and Mail story on the usefulness of smart windows quoted the Lab’s Delia Milliron.

An April 4 San Francisco Bay Guardian story on synthetic biology quoted the Lab’s Jay Keasling. Similar stories ran in Chemical & Engineering News and Richmond Confidential.

An April 4 Black Hills Pioneer story covered a visit by Lab officials to the Sanford Underground Research Facility in South Dakota. Kevin Lesko, Natalie Roe, James Symons and Tony Spadafora were mentioned. Several TV stations covered the visit as well.

An April 3 Scientific Computing story noted the creation of a new Big Data institute to be led by the Lab’s Arie Shoshani.

An April 2 MSNBC story on the importance of continued funding for dark energy research quoted the Lab’s Saul Perlmutter.

An April 2 TG Daily story on the most accurate measurements from the BOSS project quoted the Lab’s David Schlegel and Beth Reid. The Korea Times ran a similar story.

An April 1 Economic Times story on artificial photosynthesis noted the work being done at the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis and quoted the Lab’s Peidong Yang.