Friday, August 29, 2014

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of August 24, 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 29 Los Angeles Times story on a new report on fracking in California noted that Berkeley Lab researchers helped lead the effort. EE News and several other outlets also covered the new report.

An August 28 Tech Times story highlighted comparative research into the genomes of flies, worms and humans and quoted the Lab’s Sue Celniker, a study co-author. Wall StreetOTC and several other outlets also covered the findings.

An August 28 R& story featured cool roofs research in China led by the Lab’s Ronnen Levinson.

An August 27 Scientific American story featured research on ionic liquids led by the Lab’s Seema Singh and Blake Simmons.

An August 26 Daily Cal looked at a new multi-lab collaboration to study climate change and quoted the Lab’s Bill Collins. R&D magazine also ran a story.

An August 26 National Geographic story on data energy waste quoted the Lab’s Bill Tschudi.

An August 26 Nanowerk story featured work on a promising new material that may challenge graphene and quoted the study’s author, Feng Wang. R&D magazine and also covered his research.

An August 25 Physics World story on research into the conductance of single-molecule junctions quoted Zhenfei Liu, who works in the lab of Jeff Neaton.