Friday, June 26, 2015

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of June 21, 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 June 26 Inside Science story on a new “hover board” by Lexus quoted Steve Gourlay.

A June 26 R& feature looked at a better way to screen chemicals for cancer, work led by Paul Yaswen.

A June 26 story noted new improvements to biofuel production coming from the Lab’s Advanced Biofuels Process Demonstration Unit and quoted Todd Pray.

A June 25 Pleasanton Weekly story noted that Lawrence Livermore was now joining CalCharge, a consortium including Berkeley Lab, and quoted Horst Simon.

A June 25 Symmetry magazine story looked at the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument being developed by the lab and quoted Joe Silber.

A June 23 BioTechniques story looked at new ways to use peptoids, work co-led by Ron Zuckermann.

A June 22 KQED FM story looked at a new strategy for early fire detection and interviewed Carl Pennypacker.

A June 19 Research, Computing & Engineering podcast with Eli Dart looked at the latest in scientific computing.