Friday, March 1, 2013

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of February 24, 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. 

A March 1 New York Times story on the recent ARPA-E gathering included a reference to work at the lab as well as a video featuring the Lab’s Christer Jansson.

A March 1 CleanTechnica story featured work from the Molecular Foundry on breaking down barriers to bioelectronics.

A Feb. 28 San Jose Mercury News opinion piece on the creation of a new “battery university” was coauthored by the Lab’s Venkat Srinivasan. The Spartan Daily and SmartGrid News also covered the creation of “battery U” and quoted the Lab’s Doug Davenport.

A Feb. 28 post on the PBS Nova website about synthetic biology was written by the Lab’s Jay Keasling.

A Feb. 28 RedOrbit story highlighted work led by the Lab’s Eva Nogales offering new insights into DNA to RNA transcription.

A Feb. 28 GreenTech Media story looked at work by the Lab to make the New York Times building energy efficient.

A Feb. 27 Forbes story on California’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 cited a report led by the Lab’s Jeff Greenblatt.

A Feb. 26 Live Science story on flexible batteries quoted the Lab’s Gao Liu.

A Feb. 25 story in The Economist on electric vehicles noted the work of a Lab spin-off success, PolyPlus.