Friday, September 6, 2013

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of September 01, 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 October issue of Discover magazine includes a long story on synthetic biology and quotes the Lab’s Jay Keasling. (Registration required for full story)

A Sept. 6 Technology Review story on gut microbes quoted the Lab’s Gary Andersen. Salon ran a similar story quoting Andersen.

A Sept. 6 KCBS-AM story looked at cool surface research at the Lab and quoted Ben Mandel.

A Sept. 5 Materials360 story highlighted research into phase transitions at the nanoscale led by the Lab’s Jeff Urban.

The Sept. 4 episode of NPR’s All Things Considered included a report on indoor air pollution research and included the Lab’s Jenny Logue and Woody Delp. Salon also covered their work. http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/09/04/219012757/kitchen-range-hoods-may-not-be-as-effective-as-they-claim

A Sept. 4 Huffington Post story looked at a recent Lab-led report on home values and wind turbines. Reuters, WAMC radio, FastCoExist and others also covered the report’s findings.

A Sept. 3 KQED story featured a portable radiation detector developed by the Lab’s Andrew Wyrobek.

A Sept. 2 EarthTechling story featured fuel from sunlight research from the Lab’s Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis-North and quoted Gary Moore.