Friday, June 5, 2015

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of May 31, 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 4 Symmetry magazine story on the DECam Legacy Survey of the night sky quoted David Schlegel.

A June 4 opinion piece written by Shashi Buluswar looked at the importance of innovative desalination technologies.

A June 3 Symmetry magazine story on new experiments underway at the Large Hadron Collider quoted Beate Heinemann. ran a similar story while Lab Public Affairs facilitated a KGO-AM radio interview with Ian Hinchliffe.

A June 3 KRON-TV story looked at an upcoming conference to tackle critical water issues and quoted conference lead Bill Collins.

A June 3 Daily Cal story developed from an obituary written by Lab Public Affairs looking at the life of former lab science writer Judith Goldhaber.

A June 2 California magazine story highlighted research on how the lack of sleep may lead to Alzheimer’s, a study co-led by Bill Jagust.

A June 2 R& feature from a Lab news release looked at the use of new robots for creating antimicrobial compounds at the Molecular Foundry and quoted Ron Zuckermann.

A June 1 California magazine story featured the work of David Romps and Rusen Oktem, who have developed a new way to understand the behavior of clouds. The story was the result of a recent news release written by Lab Public Affairs.

A May 31 KGO-TV story on rashes caused by a Fitbit device included an interview with Nitash Balsara.

A May 30 story in The Atlantic on efforts to double a battery’s life quoted Venkat Srinivasan.