Friday, October 5, 2012

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Sept. 30, 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 Oct. 5 Richmond Confidential story covered a community meeting discussing the proposed Richmond Bay Campus.

An Oct. 5 Examiner.com story covered the signing of AB 296, a bill designed to mitigate the “heat island” effect and based on work done at Berkeley Lab. The story quotes the Lab’s Art Rosenfeld.

The October issue of IEEE Spectrum magazine includes a story on the use of digital-signal processing chips for supercomputing and quotes the Lab’s John Shalf.

The October issue of Bioscience Technology magazine includes a story on lab safety procedures and quotes Bruce King.

An Oct. 3 Nature story looking at the role of arsenic in bacteria reviewed work by Felisa Wolfe-Simon before she arrived at the Lab. The Christian Science Monitor and LiveScience ran similar stories.

An Oct. 1 Discovery News story featured work by the Lab’s Xiang Zhang and Tongcang Li on a space-time crystal.