Friday, December 14, 2012

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Dec. 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.

A Dec. 13 RedOrbit story included a radio interview with the Lab’s David Schlegel who discussed dark energy.

A Dec. 13 Science Daily story featured research led by the Lab’s Bin Chen looking at defects in nanocrystals. PhysOrg.com and R&D also ran stories.

A Dec. 11 KCET.org story cited recent work led by the Lab’s Galen Barbose and Ryan Wiser showing a decline in solar costs.

The opening of the Lab’s new FLEXLAB user facility was covered by KGO-AM, EE News, and the San Francisco Business Times.

A Dec. 11 Vision Systems Design magazine story reported on a recent ARPA-E grant given to the Lab’s Philip Haves for his efforts to generate thermal maps of buildings

A Dec. 10 Live Science story on climate change research included work by the Lab’s Dáithí Stone, showing predictions made two decades ago have held true. The China Daily and other news outlets also covered his findings.

A Dec. 10 IEEE Spectrum on data usage for climate modeling quoted the Lab’s Prabhat.

A Dec. 8 Yahoo!Health story on recent advances in breast cancer research included efforts led by the Lab’s Mark LaBarge.