Monday, June 16, 2014

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of June 8, 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 June 16 story in The Energy Collective looked at a recent Lab-led report on Renewable Portfolio Standards.

A June 16 R&D.com story featured new research on antihydrogen led by the Lab’s Jonathan Wurtele and Joel Fajans.

A June 13 story in The Atlantic on efforts to save old audio recordings noted that the efforts are made possible by Lab research, led by Carl Haber and Earl Cornell. BoingBoing.net also covered the efforts.

A June 12 Daily Cal story noted that the Lab’s Frances Hellman will become dean of UC Berkeley’s Division of Mathematical Physical Sciences.

A June 12 Symmetry magazine story on what future accelerators might look like included the Lab’s Natalie Roe.

A June 11 Photonics story highlighted work by the Lab’s Xiang Zhang on ultrahigh frequency sound waves.

A June 11 IEEE Spectrum story covered new work led by the Lab’s Ting Xu showing how a thin film could be created in minutes.

A June 11 Marketplace public radio program quoted the Lab’s Venkat Srinivasan on new efforts to develop a collaborative environment for research in the Bay Area.

A June 11 India West story covered the induction of the Lab’s Ashok Gadgil into the National Inventor’s Hall of Fame.

A June 10 Boston Globe story on environmental concerns of indoor cooking cited Lab research.

A June 9 Wired magazine story on human behavior and energy use quoted the Lab’s Ed Vine.

A June 8 Daily Cal story highlighted new insights into breast cancer, work led by the lab’s Mark LaBarge. The South China Morning Post also covered his work (last item).