Friday, November 1, 2013

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of October 27, 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.

An Oct. 31 EE News story highlighted research led by the Lab’s Jennifer Logue showing the benefits of sealing leaky homes. EarthTechling and the Sydney Morning Herald also covered her work.

An Oct. 31 Fierce Government story quoted the Lab’s Horst Simon from his appearance in front of a congressional subcommittee this week.

An Oct. 31 ZD Net story on liquid cooled data centers quoted the Lab’s Henry Coles. Data Center Knowledge.com ran a similar story with Coles.

An Oct. 30 NBC News story on first results from the LUX detector quoted the Lab’s Saul Perlmutter. The Christian Science Monitor, Space.com, Live Science and many others ran similar stories.

An Oct. 30 R&D magazine story featured work on a “molecular velcro” led by the Lab’s Ron Zuckermann and Gloria Olivier.

An Oct. 28 episode of KQED-FM’s Forum program included an interview with the Lab’s Carl Haber and his work on audio restoration.

An Oct. 28 PBS News Hour story featured work led by the Lab’s Axel Visel and Catia Attanasio showing what leads to the creation of our facial features. The work was also covered by BBC News, Live Science, The Scientist, South China Morning Post, New Scientist, NBC News, Voice of America, the London Independent and many others.

An Oct. 27 KGO-TV Channel 7 story profiled the Lab’s Jay Keasling.

An Oct. 27 San Jose Mercury News story on our changing sense of time quoted the Lab’s Birgitta Bernhardt. The story also ran in the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and dozens of other news outlets.