Friday, June 8, 2012

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of June 3, 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 6 KGO-TV Channel 7 story on the implementation of Internet Protocol version 6 quoted ESnet’s Eli Dart.

A June 6 New York Times blog story featured work led by the Lab’s Seung-Wuk Lee using a virus to generate electricity.

A June 5 KTVU-TV Channel 2 story looked at battery research being led by the Lab including the formation of a new collaboration called CalCharge. The story quoted the Lab’s Venkat Srinivasan. A story on on lithium-air batteries covered a discussion held at a Lab-led battery conference this week.

A June 5 El Cerrito Patch story on the transit of Venus in front of the Sun quoted the Lab’s Greg Aldering.

A June 4 San Francisco Business Times story noted the arrival of John Elliott as the Lab’s new Chief Sustainability Officer.

A June issue of Physics Today story featured the effort by the Lab’s Ashok Gadgil to create the Darfur stove.

A June 4 ScienceCodex story covered work led by the Lab’s Mark LaBarge showing one explanation for a greater risk for breast cancer in older women. Asia News service and Medical Express were some of the other outlets covering his work.

A June 3 Minneapolis Star-Tribune story on the opening of the Sanford Underground Research Laboratory in South Dakota quoted the Lab’s Kevin Lesko.