Friday, October 31, 2014

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Oct. 26, 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.

The recent opening of the General Purpose Laboratory, with help from Energy Secretary Moniz,  was covered by KCBS radio, KTVU-TV Channel 2 and the Daily Cal, which included quotes from Venkat Srinivasan and Frances Houle.

An Oct. 30 Daily Cal story noted the signing at Berkeley Lab of an MOU between UC and Mexico.

An Oct. 30 Science magazine story on dark matter quoted Yonit Hochberg.

An Oct. 30 Daily Cal story looked at continuing efforts by UC Berkeley and the lab to create a new campus in Richmond. Richmond Confidential and a second Daily Cal story also looked at those efforts.

An Oct. 29 story on the recent Uncharted conference in Berkeley noted presentations by Jennifer Doudna and Shashi Buluswar.

An Oct. 28 Daily Cal story highlighted the recent release of lab diversity statistics.

An Oct. 28 NBC Bay Area story on the recovery of audio from a family’s old record noted that the technology was created at Berkeley Lab.

An Oct. 27 Lansing State Journal story on “energy vampires” noted research by Alan Meier.

An Oct. 27 story highlighted a lab effort to create a solar vaccine fridge quoting  Zach Friedman, Reshma Singh and Jonathan Slack.

An Oct. 25 Tech Times story featured research into the molecular structure of water at gold electrodes led by Miquel Salmeron. also covered the work.