Friday, April 5, 2013

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of March 31, 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.

The renewal announcement of JBEI was covered by the San Francisco Business Times, Yahoo News and Nanowerk.com, among others.

An April 4 CBS News story featured research by the Lab’s Paul Williams showing the benefits of walking. His work was extensively covered by NBC Today, WebMD, The Australian, The Daily Mail, The Guardian, Health Day, Times of India, Philadelphia Inquirer, Yahoo News and many others.

An April 4 Live Science story featured new computer modeling led by the Lab’s Dan Martin showing future Antarctica ice melt. The Inquisitr.com ran a similar story.

An April 3 Grist story highlighted the Lab’s cool surface research. Stories also appeared in Fast Co.exist, RTCC.org (quoting the Lab’s Art Rosenfeld and Mark Levine) and Better Roads. Several stories included a video with the Lab’s Ben Mandel.

An April 2 San Francisco Business Times story noted the Lab’s involvement in President Obama’s brain initiative announcement, including the White House attendance by Lab Director Paul Alivisatos and Jay Keasling. The Daily Cal, SciCast.com, and others also covered the announcement.

An April 1 WUIS-FM story included an interview with the Lab’s Venkat Srinivasan on the new Joint Center for Energy Storage Research hub.