Friday, April 19, 2013

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of April 14, 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 April 18 Associated Press story on the troubled bolts in the new Bay Bridge quoted the Lab’s Rob Ritchie. Ritchie was also quoted in a recent San Jose Mercury News story on the same topic.

An April 17 Reuters news story looked at the topic of cool roofs and cited the Lab’s Art Rosenfeld.

A recent Nanowerk story covered a talk by Lab Director Paul Alivisatos at the American Chemical Society meeting in which he discussed the impacts of the reduction in federal funding.

An April 16 EcoSeed story featured work on promising hydrogen fuel research by the Lab’s Samuel Mao, also presented at this year’s ACS meeting.

An April 16 San Francisco Chronicle story highlighted research by the Lab’s Paul Williams into the benefits of walking and running.

An April 16 Nature story on a recent synthetic biology conference quoted the Lab’s Jay Keasling.

The April 16 Huffington Post included a story cowritten by the Lab’s David Bailey on the randomness of pi.

An April 16 Daily Cal story featured the Lab’s Edison supercomputer and its potential role in future scientific breakthroughs. The story quoted the Lab’s David Bailey, Jon Bashor, and Kathy Yelick.

An April 16 San Francisco Business Journal story on new efforts to capture greenhouse gases noted the involvement of the Lab’s Berend Smit, Jihan Kim and Li-Chiang Lin.