Friday, May 1, 2015

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of April 26, 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.
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A May 1 Daily Cal story noted a new agreement between the lab and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore to work on energy saving technologies. The story quoted Cindy Regnier. The Singapore Straits Times ran a similar story.

On April 30 KQED radio’s California Report ran a story on Gov. Brown’s latest efforts to reduce greenhouse gases and included an interview with Jeff Greenblatt.

The lab’s research efforts in ways to reduce emissions were cited in an April 30 New York Times story, as well as in the Wall Street Journal and International Business Times.

An April 30 Symmetry magazine story on the Dark Energy Camera quoted David Schlegel.

Also on April 30, PhysOrg.com featured a Q&A with Schlegel and Michael Levi, who talked about the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument project the lab will lead.

An April 29 San Jose Mercury News story highlighted the renewal of the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis and quoted Lab Director Paul Alivisatos. The San Francisco Business journal, Associated Press, KCBS-AM, and many other outlets also covered the announcement.

An April 29 eCampusNews story noted how a new transatlantic network will benefit higher education and quoted Greg Bell.

An April 28 Scientific American story on developing countries’ high amount of heat trapping gases quoted Nihar Shah.

On April 27 Yahoo News ran a Q&A with Eoin Brodie, who shared his thoughts on Earth’s smallest ecosystems.

An April 27 GreenBiz.com story on how technology will shape the future cited the lab’s efforts in working with industry, including the new Cyclotron Road project, quoting that program’s leader, Ilan Gur.