Friday, April 10, 2015

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of April 5, 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.

An April 10 Wall Street Journal story on Google’s efforts to improve batteries quoted Venkat Srinivasan.

An April 10 China Daily story on restrictions of technology exports to China quoted Horst Simon. Simon was also quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Daily Telegraph and China Digital Times.

An April 10 GizModo photo essay on picturesque science labs included an image from the Advanced Light Source.

An April 10 Davis Enterprise story profiled Rachel Woods-Robinson and her effort to ride a bike cross-country to raise awareness of science.

An April 9 R& feature on an ultra cold neutrino experiment quoted Yury Kolomensky.

An April 8 R& feature highlighted work on a possible new RNA engineering tool by Jennifer Doudna and Eva Nogales.

An April 7 R& feature looked at the largest database of elastic properties, work led by Kristin Persson.

An April 6 Times of India story highlighted work by Robert Ritchie showing how skin resists tearing.

An April 6 Green Car Reports story featured work by Sam Saxena and Jason MacDonald showing how electric car batteries may last longer than previously thought. ECT and GizModo also covered the findings.

An April 1 Archaeology News Network looked at work by Jill Banfield and the Joint Genome Institute on new insights into longer DNA fragments.