Friday, March 20, 2015

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of March 15, 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 March 19 International Business Times story featured new research on the role of permafrost in climate change, work led by Charles Koven.

A March 19 New York Times story looked at caution urged by a group of biologists, including Jennifer Doudna, of a genome-editing technique, a technique co-developed by Doudna.

A March 18 Radiation Therapy News story highlighted work on the risks of low-dose radiation led by Jian-Hua Mao. DOTMed ran a similar story.

A March 18 National Journal story on renewable portfolio standards quoted Galen Barbose.

A March 17 Symmetry story on the best measurement to date of the Higgs particle quoted Beate Heinemann.

On March 17 R& ran a feature on work led by Jeffrey Long showing a better way to capture carbon using MOFs.

A March 17 Breaking Energy story on top energy innovations included the Lab’s work on smart windows.

A March 16 Washington Post story on standby energy quoted Alan Meier.