Friday, August 8, 2014

Berkeley Lab In the News, July 27 to August 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.

An August 7 New York Times story on a new IBM computer chip designed to work like a human brain quoted the Lab’s Horst Simon. The Wall Street Journal, Cnet and Forbes were among many others who quoted Simon in similar stories.

An August 7 KPIX-TV Channel 5 story featured the iCLEM program held at JBEI and included the Lab’s Shaila Kotadia. (Video is in 3 parts)
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An August 7 EveryDayHealth column with Sanjay Gupta looked at thirdhand smoke and quoted the Lab’s Lara Gundel.

An August 6 Vox.com story on indoor air quality quoted the Lab’s William Fisk.

An August 6 Austrian Tribune story featured work on sound waves led by the Lab’s Xiang Zhang. GizMag and the Daily Mail also covered the work.

An August 6 Daily Cal story on a new DOE effort to publicize federally-funded research quoted the Lab’s John Stoner.

An August 1 Los Angeles Times story on a report on the San Onofre nuclear plant mentioned Robert Budnitz, the report’s author. The Orange County Register, San Diego Union-Tribune and Yahoo!News also covered the report.

A July 31 SciCasts.com story highlighted work led by the Lab’s Henrik Scheller to help advance the genetic engineering of fuel crops.

A July 31 National Geographic story on the spike in Oklahoma quakes quoted the Lab’s Ernie Majer.