Friday, November 15, 2013

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of November 10, 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. If you have a news item that you’d like to share, please let me know at

A Nov. 15 Union Tribune San Diego story on China’s energy policies quoted the Lab’s David Fridley.

Fridley was also quoted in a Radio Free Asia story on a related topic.

A Nov. 15 Smithsonian magazine story on microgrids cited work led by the Lab’s Chris Marnay.

A Nov. 15 Wired story on an effort to use cellphone chips to create a supercomputer quoted the Lab’s Horst Simon.

A Nov. 14 NPR All Things Considered story on the drive for cheaper and more powerful batteries quoted the Lab’s Venkat Srinivasan.

A Nov. 14 Daily Fusion story featured research on a new microbe that may benefit biofuel research and quoted the Lab’s Blake Simmons. RedOrbit and others also covered the work.

A Nov. 14 Science World Report story covered work on carbon nanotubes led by the Lab’s Feng Wang. also covered the research.

A Nov. 13 San Francisco Chronicle story featured work on an effort to turn human waste into compost led by the Lab’s Gary Andersen.

A Nov. 13 Wall Street Journal opinion piece commented on California’s energy policies in light of a new report by the Lab’s Jeff Greenblatt.

A Nov. 12 Black Hills Pioneer story on the search for dark matter and dark energy quoted the Lab’s Kevin Lesko.

A Nov. 11 story featured the discovery of a film by Claude Lyneis showing early work at Berkeley Lab.