Friday, September 21, 2012

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of September 16, 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 Sept. 21 New York Times story on changes in the wind power industry quoted the Lab’s Ryan Wiser. The International Herald Tribune ran a similar story.

A Sept. 20 ProPublica story on injection wells quoted the Lab’s John Apps.

A Sept. 18 Los Angeles Times story focused on the Dark Energy Camera and its Berkeley Lab-made sensors. Stories also appeared in RedOrbit, SpaceDaily and other outlets.

A Sept. 18 PBS News Hour story on climate change included interviews with the Lab’s Richard Muller and Bill Collins.

A Sept. 18 Durability and Design story featured some of the Lab’s cool pavement research and quoted Haley Gilbert and Benjamin Mandel. Triple Pundit ran a similar story on their work.

A recent Reuters news story featured work by the Lab’s Andy Wyrobek showing a link between nutrition and fertility in older men. The Korea Times and Shanghai Daily also covered his work.

The September issue of the Spanish magazine, Jot Down, includes a Q&A with the Lab’s David Nygren.

A recent Materials Today story looked at the Lab’s efforts in critical materials and quoted the Lab’s Frances Houle and David Shuh.

A recent Earth Island Journal blog on synthetic biology quoted the Lab’s Adam Arkin and cited the work of Jay Keasling.