Friday, March 13, 2015

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of March 8, 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 12 Science magazine story on California’s thinning fog quoted Travis O’Brien.

A March 12 International Business Times story highlighted work led by Jeff Long on the creation of a new way to capture carbon.

A March 11 Times of India story on the use of air quality data in India quoted Josh Apte.

A March 11 Eco-Business.com story looked at work by the Lab’s Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies and its 50 Breakthroughs report.

On March 11 R&D.com ran a story on research co-led by Jian-Hua Mao showing new clues about the risk of cancer from low-dose radiation. Spire Healthcare and NewsMedical.net also covered the work.
A March 7 USA Today story included work led by Jill Banfield showing what may be the smallest bacteria ever seen. Slate and BuzzFeed also covered the findings.

The March/April edition of  Home Energy magazine includes a Q&A with Vi Rapp and her work on combustion and air quality.