Monday, June 25, 2012

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of June 17, 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 June 22 Examiner.com story looked at the use of microbes in cleaning up the Deepwater Horizon spill. The story quoted the Lab’s Janet Jansson.  

A June 21 Salon story on the use of injection wells to store waste quoted the Lab’s  Stefan Finsterle and John Apps.

A June 21 Examiner.com story on the link between aging and breast cancer featured research by the Lab’s Mark LaBarge.

A June 20 Computerworld story on the efficiency of top computers quoted the Lab’s Erich Strohmaier. A series of stories on the release of this year’s Top 500 computers named Strohmaier and the Lab’s Horst Simon as co-authors of that annual list.

On June 20 R&D magazine announced its R&D 100 award winners. This year, the Lab received four awards.

A June 19 San Francisco Business Times story noted the release of the Review of Particle Physics and quoted the Lab’s Michael Barnett. Symmetry Magazine ran a similar story.

A June 19 Daily Cal story covered a recent collaboration between the Lab and the city of San Jose to find new clean technologies. The story quoted the Lab’s Doug Davenport.

A June 17 San Francisco Chronicle story highlighted seismic monitoring work led by the Lab’s Valeri Korneev.

A June issue of New Scientist included a story on China’s energy usage and quoted the Lab’s Nan Zhou.