Friday, September 13, 2013

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of September 8, 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 Sept. 12 KQED story highlighted research on permafrost and quoted the Lab’s Margaret Torn.

A Sept. 12 Digital Manufacturing Report story looked at the Lab’s efforts to build a better battery using NERSC.

A Sept. 12 News-Medical.net story covered work by the Lab’s Sylvain Costes and Jonathan Tang on the risks of radiation on young girls.

A Sept. 12 Time Beacon Record story on making nuclear plants safer quoted the Lab’s Robert Budnitz.

A Sept. 9 GCN story on searching large data sets quoted the Lab’s Gunther Weber.

The last issue of Concrete Products magazine included a story on work done by Marie Jackson at the ALS showing the durability of ancient Roman concrete. The issue included a sidebar story on the ALS as well.

The Sept. 23 issue of Forbes magazine includes a story on algorithmic market trading and quotes the Lab’s David Leinweber.

A Sept. 9 Technology Review story highlighted work on a “smarter window” led by the Lab’s Delia Milliron. The Star Gazette and South Africa’s Independent also covered her work.

A Sept. 9 GreenTechMedia story on the costs of solar vs. wind energy noted work led by the Lab’s Ryan Wiser.