Friday, June 14, 2013

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of June 9, 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 June 14 Wired story on China’s new supercomputers quoted the Lab’s Horst Simon.

A June 14 BusinessWeek story highlighted work led by the Lab’s Paulo Monteiro showing the long-lasting properties of Roman-made concrete.

A June 13 San Francisco Chronicle story on California emissions standards leading to improved air noted the Lab’s involvement in the study, led by Tom Kirchstetter. The San Diego Union-Tribune and other outlets also covered the findings.

A June 13 Daily Cal story featured cancer research led by the Lab’s Mina Bissell and Cyrus Ghajar.

A June 12 Scientific American story highlighted a Lab-led study showing efficiencies by moving to cloud computing and quoted the Lab’s Lavanya Ramakrishnan. Forbes, UPI, San Francisco Business Journal, The Register, Green Computing Report, GreenBiz and many others also reported the story

A June 12 story in The Atlantic Cities featured work led by the Lab’s Mark Mendell showing high rates of poor ventilation in California schools. KKSF-AM radio, The Huffington Post, KPIX-TV Channel 5 and South China Morning Post also covered his findings.

A June 11 Yahoo!News story highlighted a new artificial photosynthesis test bed created by the Lab’s Joel Ager. AzoNano, ANI News and DailyTech also covered his work.

A June 7 Live Science story on predicting weather quoted the Lab’s Michael Wehner and Dáithí Stone.