Friday, September 14, 2012

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Sept. 9, 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 October issue of Consumer Reports magazine includes a story on the “Energy IQ” of the general public and quotes the Lab’s Art Rosenfeld. 

KQED-TV’s QUEST program recently aired a video featuring work using x-ray microscopy by the Lab’s Mark Le Gros and Carolyn Larabell.

A Sept. 13 San Francisco Chronicle story noted that the Lab’s Jay Keasling had won the Heinz Award.

A Sept. 13 San Francisco Business Times story featured research on cool pavements and quoted the Lab’s Haley Gilbert.

A Sept. 13 Genome Web story on a DNA extraction method quoted the Lab’s Youn-Hi Woo.

A Sept. 12 Men’s Health magazine story featured work by the Lab’s Andy Wyrobek showing a link between nutrition and fertility in older men.

A Sept. 12 Daily Galaxy story looked at Dark Energy and noted the Lab’s research efforts in that area.

A Sept. 12 Wired magazine story on handling massive data quoted the Lab’s John Shalf.

A Sept. 12 LiveScience story featured the discovery of a new type of supernova, facilitated by the Lab’s involvement with the Palomar Transient Factory. 

A Sept. 12 Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News story highlighted research into drug resistance in breast cancer, work led by the Lab’s Mina Bissell.

A Sept. 11 story in The Energy Collective focused on carbon capture research led by the Lab’s Berend Smit.

A Sept. 10 Pew Center on the States report on wind energy quoted Ryan Wiser.

A Sept. 10 Economic Times story highlighted research into electron transfer in iron oxide as led by the Lab’s Benjamin Gilbert. R&D Magazine ran a similar story.