Friday, January 30, 2015

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of Jan. 25, 2015

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 Jan. 29 Washington Post story covered the recent opening of a new Smithsonian exhibit that includes the audio restoration work of Carl Haber and Earl Cornell. Smithsonian magazine also covered the exhibit.

A Jan. 28 Real Estate Weekly story looked at a report led by Ben Hoen showing increased values in homes with PV panels.

A Jan. 28 story highlighted work on “valleytronics,” by Feng Wang.

A Jan. 28 Christian Science Monitor story on the potential of covering parking lots with solar panels quoted Haley Gilbert. A similar story in the Washington Post noted the lab’s research in the area.

A Jan. 26 Scientific American story on blue LEDs quoted Christian Kisielowski.

A Jan. 26 LiveScience story on the current state of research on helium quoted Oliver Gessner.

A Jan. 24 San Jose Mercury News story on measuring our bodies’ risk of disease quoted Judith Campisi.

A Jan. 23 CBS Bay Area story covered a new report by Jeff Greenblatt showing California is on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.