Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Berkeley Lab In the News For February 9-17, 2013

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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 Feb. 17 New York Times story on President Obama’s call to increase research of the human brain noted Lab Director Paul Alivisatos as being a proponent of the effort.

A Feb. 17 San Jose Mercury News story on synthetic biology quoted the Lab’s Jay Keasling.

A Feb. 16 Seattle Times story on the latest on Boeing’s battery difficulties quoted the Lab’s Vince Battaglia. The Sacramento Bee and Bloomberg ran similar stories. 

A Feb. 16 Black Hills Pioneer story featured a recent public lecture on the Higgs Boson and work at the Sanford Underground Research Facility by the Lab’s Kevin Lesko and Beate Heinemann.

A Feb. 14 RedOrbit story highlighted work on photosystems in action led by the Lab’s Junko Yano, Vittal Yachandra, and Jan Kern.

A Feb. 13 Associated Press story noted that the Library of Congress is getting help from the Lab to save its archived recordings.

A Feb. 12 Silicon Valley Business Journal story covered the creation of a “battery university” in conjunction with the Lab’s battery group.

A Feb. 9 front-page San Francisco Chronicle story featured the Lab’s work on cool surfaces and quoted Art Rosenfeld and Ronnen Levinson. The story also appeared in the San Antonio Express-News and Houston Chronicle.

A Feb. 6 Technology Review story on novel designs for wind power quoted the Lab’s Ryan Wiser.