Friday, December 5, 2014

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of November 30, 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 Dec. 5 Environmental Monitor story looked at the use of supercomputers in climate modeling, quoting Michael Wehner.

A Dec. 3 U.S. News & World Report story featured work by Paul Williams showing a link between running and lowering the risk of Alzheimer’s. The San Francisco Chronicle (2nd item), Daily Burn and Health magazine were among many others that covered the findings.

A Dec. 3 Society for Science story highlighted work led by Hugo Destaillats and Lara Gundel showing the dangers of thirdhand smoke.

A special edition of Time Magazine titled “Great Scientists” includes the Lab’s Saul Perlmutter.

A Dec. 2 KQED-TV story looked at Berkeley Lab research on Arctic permafrost, mentioning Susan Hubbard and Tim Kneafsey.

A Dec. 2 Deutsche Welle story on air pollution in India included a Q&A with Joshua Apte and his research there. The Times of India also looked at his work.

A recent New Scientist story on new sensing techniques for finding hydrocarbons quoted George Moridis.

A Nov. 30 Popular Science story looked at work on indoor air quality, specifically kitchen range hoods, and quoted Brett Singer.

A Nov. 26 ClimateWire story on a report showing the health costs associated with carbon regulations quoted Jeff Greenblatt and Dev Millstein.