Friday, March 7, 2014

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of March 2, 2014


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 March 7 Huffington Post story looked at recent research on cool roofs and quoted the Lab’s Ben Mandel.

A March 7 Clean Technica story highlighted work on artificial photosynthesis led by the Lab’s Heinz Frei. RedOrbit, R&D.com and others also covered his work.

A March 6 Santa Rosa Press Democrat story on a study of the mouth of the Russian River noted the Lab’s participation in the project and included several photos with the Lab’s Craig Ulrich and Katie McKnight.

A March 6 Contra Costa Times story looked at Berkeley Lab startup Exogen and quoted co-founders Sylvain Costes and Jon Tang.

A March 5 San Francisco Business Times story covered the licensing of water purification technology developed by the Lab’s Ashok Gadgil and Susan Amrose.

A March 5 Nature story on better batteries cited work by the Lab’s Elton Cairns and Kristin Persson.

A March 5 Photonics story featured work on bacteria-resistant materials developed by the Lab’s Mohammad Mofrad. News.Medical, UC Health, and others also covered the work.

A March 5 Daily Cal story covered the induction of the Lab’s Ashok Gadgil into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

A March 5 UtilityDive story on paying for electricity based on time-of-use quoted the Lab’s Peter Cappers.

A March 4 New York Times story on the molecular system known as CRISPR quoted the Lab’s Jennifer Doudna and cited her work.

A March 4 Astronomy story highlighted new understanding of supernovas and quoted the Lab’s Greg Aldering.

A March 3 New Scientist story on the resurrection of an ancient virus quoted the Lab’s Janet Jansson.