Friday, November 7, 2014

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of November 2, 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 Nov. 7 Discovery News story looked at the possibility of using synthetic biology to support future space missions, citing work by Adam Arkin and Amor Menezes. Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, GizMag, NDTV, Times of India, the Business Standard and others also covered the possibility.

A Nov. 7 IEEE Spectrum story on efforts to develop a magnesium-ion battery cited work by David Prendergast and Liwen Wan.

A Nov. 7 Chicago Tribune story on common heating myths quoted Max Sherman.

A Nov. 5 ANI News story highlighted work on thirdhand smoke led by Hugo Destaillats. Mumbai Mirror, VOXXI and others also covered the research.

A Nov. 4 EnergyWire story looked at the research planned for the new General Purpose Laboratory and quoted Venkat Srinivasan and Brett Helms.

A Nov. 4 ClimateWire story featured new research into arctic warming led by Daniel Feldman. Nature World News, Huffington Post and others also covered his work.

A Nov. 4 Mosaic Science story on designing better classrooms quoted Mark Mendell on his work into indoor air quality.

A Nov. 3 Wired magazine story on missing pulsars at the center of the galaxy quoted Kathryn Zurek. She was also quoted in a Universe Today story on the same topic.

A Nov. 3 FedTech magazine story on new data centers highlighted the Lab’s CRT facility and quoted Bill Tschudi.