Friday, August 23, 2013

Berkeley Lab In the News, week of August 17, 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 August 23 edition of NPR’s Marketplace included a story on the energy usage of cellphones and quoted the Lab’s Bruce Nordman.

An August 23 Chicago Tribune story on third-hand smoke quoted the Lab’s Lara Gundel.

An August 22 Symmetry magazine story highlighted recent results from the Daya Bay neutrino project and quoted the Lab’s Kam-Biu Luk. R&D and other outlets also covered the results.

An August 22 Health.com and Fox News story on the benefits of running cited work by the Lab’s Paul Williams.

An August 22 Whole Foods Magazine story highlighted work led by the Lab’s Rob Ritchie showing how a lack of vitamin D can lead to brittle bones.

An August 22 East Bay Express story featured indoor air quality work led by the Labs’ Brett Singer, Jennifer Logue and Melissa Lunden.

An August 22 Contra Costa Times column opined on the columnist’s recent visit to the Advanced Light Source, guided by the Lab’s Wayne Stolte.

An August 21 story in The Guardian on efforts to cut data center emissions quoted the Lab’s Arman Shehabi.

An August 21 BioMass Magazine story featured work on a one-pot biofuel process led by the Lab’s Blake Simmons, John Gladden and Seema Singh.

An August 20 CleanTechnica story highlighted smart windows research led by the Lab’s Delia Milliron. The Daily Cal, KurzweilAI.net, Gizmag and Investors Business Daily also covered her work.

An August 17 Fresno Bee story on efforts to cool down the region quoted the Lab’s Benjamin Mandel and cited cool surface research here at the Lab.