Monday, March 31, 2014

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of March 23, 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 30 National Geographic blog story and video highlighted the Lab’s participation in the recent 2014 BioBlitz and included interviews with Gabrielle Pecora and John Hulls. Pecora was also quoted in a recent Marin Independent Journal story on her work in studying human waste as compost.

A March 30 New Scientist story on the strength of oyster shells quoted the Lab’s Rob Ritchie.

A March 27 USA Today story on an artificial chromosome quoted the Lab’s Adam Arkin.

A March 26 Fast Co.Exist story featured Lab start up Exogen and quoted cofounders Sylvain Costes and Jonathan Tang.

A March 26 Brazilian news story looked at climate research in the Amazon, including work led by the Lab’s Jeff Chambers.

A March 25 Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News story highlighted research in identifying gene enhancers led by the Lab’s Diane Dickel.

A March 24 Contra Costa Times story on the possibility of Fukushima radiation reaching California shores quoted the Lab’s Kai Vetter and Philip Long.

A March 24 Men’s Health story featured research on third-hand smoke led by the Lab’s Bo Hang.

A March 20 US News & World Report story on engineering schools noted the collaboration between the Lab and UC Berkeley to provide students access to high-tech facilities.