Friday, January 11, 2013

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of January 6, 2013


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 upcoming ScienceNews magazine story features breast cancer work led by the Lab’s Gautham Venugopalan and Daniel Fletcher. The story also quotes Mark LaBarge.

A Jan. 10 R&D magazine story highlighted the finding of the farthest supernova yet and quoted the Lab’s David Rubin and Saul Perlmutter. Astronomy and Space Daily were among other outlets that also reported the finding.

A Jan. 10 Gizmag story featured work led by the Lab’s Andy Wyrobek on a blood test to quickly identify radiation victims.

A Jan. 10 Tech Brief story highlighted new ways to study permafrost soil led by the Lab’s Susan Hubbard.

A Jan. 9 Earth Techling story on energy efficiency cited Lab research into more efficient windows.

A Jan. 8 Daily Tech story covered research at the Advanced Light Source and a new effort to improve solar cell efficiency.

A Jan. 7 HPC Wire story noted the Lab’s efforts to expand exascale computing and quoted the Lab’s Kathy Yelick.

A Jan. 7 Philadelphia Inquirer story on one man’s efforts to reduce his home energy bill quoted the Lab’s Phil Coleman.

The January issue of Cancer Discovery includes a Q&A with the Lab’s Mina Bissell.